Pet Sitting & 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.

Emily A.
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Pet loving homeWest Des Moines, IA, 50265
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

I cannot say enough INCREDIBLE things about Emily! We were gone for an extended amount of time and she was so sweet to our cat, Mowgli. She was timely and consi… (more)

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Tanya P.
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We paws (pause) to cuddle-play-walkWest Des Moines, IA, 50265
Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

My family & I were traveling to Florida and decided to have Tanya come over to let the dogs out and play. We had never done this before & only used a boarding f… (more)

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Loren P.
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I’ll love your dogs like my own ❤️West Des Moines, IA, 50265
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

I was with Loren the day she picked up her first puppy. She named her after her late mother, and they have so much love for each other! Loren understands the im… (more)

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Meredith M.
Love time with four-legged friendsSouthwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321
Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Meredith was great! I have 3 dogs and they are very high maintenance, they have diapers and weird feeding routines, she did great with all of them! (more)

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Emma H.
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Hello Pawrents, I’m Emma!Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310
Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Emma is great! She is very responsive and great with my fur baby. It gives me such peace of mind knowing my doggo is taken care of when I’m away. (more)

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Dog lover with lots of experience!Windsor Heights, IA, 50324
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Alexis went above and beyond to make sure that my dog was happy and well cared for. She was SO good with her; she even gave her a bath! I am relieved that I’ve… (more)

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Eat.Play.Love.Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Alex is amazing with my two dogs— Blaze and Emmy. They absolutely adore Alex. Alex has been watching Blaze and Emmy for years while I am on vacation. I know Bla… (more)

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student & animal loverWest Des Moines, IA, 50265
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jermaina is the perfect pet sitter! Left her to watch my four dogs and cats for a week and came back to a happy and clean household! My pets loved her, even my … (more)

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You leave ‘em, I love ‘em!Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Alexandria is an extremely compassionate pet lover. She gets to know each animal and what their wants and likes are and delivers to keep our pets as happy as ca… (more)

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Home full time, large fenced yardMerle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310
Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

About: I grew up on a farm where we always had various animals as pets including bum calves, skunks, cats, dogs, pigs, and horses. Recently I left my own … (more)

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I love dogs with my heart and soul.Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311
Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

We really appreciated Jeremy coming over to meet us & our dog & agreeing to care for our dog with very little notice. It was very comforting to have Jeremy taki… (more)

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Active pet lover w/big fenced yardWoodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312
Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Kristi is a very responsible woman who loves dogs. I have known her for 26 years. I highly recommend Kristi to anyone looking for pet services. She will take ex… (more)

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Walks, run, cuddles!Drake, Des moines, IA, 50311
Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, 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 Mexi… (more)

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I'll love your dog like my own!Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

I can't say enough good things about Lindsey. She ticks all the boxes one could hope for in a pet-sitter! Our little kitty Scout is very very picky about who sh… (more)

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Energetic and caring pet loverUrbandale, IA, 50322
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Our pets are our family. I have a hard time trusting just anybody to help care for them when we are not able to be here. Kathy knows how important our pets ar… (more)

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Cat Lady Who Loves Watching DogsMerle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I have been a weekly dog sitter for a family friend who has referred me to several other families as well. I have watched dogs both at the owners' ho… (more)

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Dog sitter/walker :)Urbandale, IA, 50322
Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

About: I have been around dogs my whole life. I rescued my first dog 5 years ago and loved every minute of being a dog mom. I am 24 years old and some peopl… (more)

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I'll run with your dog! I love dogsBeaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310
Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Cory did a wonderful job taken care of Louie. Will definitely use again. (more)

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Animal Friendly, Pet ApprovedMerle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

This is the second time we have used Kayla. After the first time we felt confident that she would take good care of our cats. She exceeds in the litter food tas… (more)

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Dr. Lulittle at Your Service!Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Thank you so much for checking in on Mavy and Cash while we were in FoCo working!! Having great people like you to help with our furry kids makes traveling much… (more)

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