Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

1. Tanya

Home Full Time and Flexible

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"She went above and beyond for my two dogs, one which is special needs medically and emotionally. Her kids played with them tons and she sent great pictures!! (more)"

2. Katy

Katy's my name, walking dogs is...

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"Katy was wonderful with my new puppy Finley, she left a great report and spent time playing with her while at my home. Katy also sent some photos to me durin... (more)"

3. Elizabeth

Known as the "Dog Whisperer"

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Elizabeth did a great job checking on our dogs while I was out of town. She provided lots of pictures and detailed updates on the pups everyday. The pups d... (more)"

4. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Morgan was kind enough to send me a photo of the visit and our dog seemed super chill when we got home. Excellent service. (more)"

5. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Thanks again for checking in on my kitty! Will definitely use you in the future! (more)"

6. Abby

Lifelong dog owner seeking side gig

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Abby has watched my 4 year old Great Dane, Albia. I don't think Albia wanted to come home! Everything was taken care of and she was much loved. I even got a... (more)"

7. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"I highly recommend Lisa for any pet care needs. Upon meeting her for the first time, I knew she would be kind, patient, and trustworthy. She has excellent c... (more)"

8. Colleen

Professional, loving care!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I had a family emergency and was in another state while Colleen was caring for my dog, Chloe. When I contacted Colleen last minute to see if she could take c... (more)"

9. Marissa

Home full-time/safe fenced backyard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have a very old miniature dachshund who is temperamental and needs a lot of extra love. Marissa watched her for two weeks. Marissa is very caring and atten... (more)"

10. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"Rebecca did a wonderful job taking care of our fur babies! She was dependable and respectful of our home. We will definitely use her again! Thanks Rebecca! (more)"

11. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Anna was fantastic! Great communication and updated me each time she visited my pets. I will certainly be asking Anna to watch my pets in the future! 5 stars... (more)"

12. Zach

Experienced house and pet sitter

Beaverdale, DES MOINES, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Zach was awesome! I appreciate his flexibility and his communication with me was very much appreciated! Zach was comfortable with my Akita and two cats and ... (more)"

13. Aleksandra

Passionate Animal Lover

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Aleksandra was absolutely awesome! This was my first time using Rover and my experience couldn't have been better. Aleksandra walked and fed my dog and left ... (more)"

14. Hannah

Your dog will be happy with me!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Excellent, our girls love her! (more)"

15. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Stacey came the night before to meet us and get instructions. The day of, she sent pictures before and after the visit and even stayed longer to allow Stella... (more)"

16. Andrea

Fun & friendly, loves all animals

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"My dogs love having Andrea drop in to see them. (more)"

17. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

About: I love all pets and would love to provide reliable, professional care for yours while you are away. I have worked in a vets office, have owned cats... (more)

18. Jessica

Walks, run, cuddles!

Drake, Des moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica was my pet sitter for a year while she lived in France. I cannot say enough great words about Jess. She and my dogs, especially Brody who came from M... (more)"

19. Caitlyn

100% chance of spoiling your dog

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Caitlyn loves animals, she is always volunteering to help ARL or organizations in need. Sge is responsible and would trust her with my furry baby and in my ... (more)"

20. Jake

They call me the dog whisperer ?

Urbandale, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have worked for a very high end canine kennel/daycare for almost 3 years. I am known to be very good with dogs. I am lucky to be excited about wh... (more)

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