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

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Confirmed availability: Juneteenth
Sitter Profile Image: Lori G.
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Sitter Profile Image: Lori G.
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1. Lori G.

Your Best Pet Friend - Walks & more
West Des Moines, IA, 50266
5.9 mi. away
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
142 reviews
53 repeat clients
from
$18
per visit
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Lori took excellent care of our two cats 🐈 and one has diabetes which requires a shot twice a day. And she takes great pictures. We will definitely request her for next year's vacation.

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Sitter Profile Image: Monica D.
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2. Monica D.

Art Teacher who LOVES gentle giants
Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311
1.2 mi. away
Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
182 reviews
56 repeat clients
from
$20
per visit
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As always, Monica was so great with our dogs while we were away on our honeymoon. She went above and beyond for us—even watering an indoor plant for us, and offering to add on an impromptu drop in visit because of an impending tornado warning/thunder storm! Her notes were specific and in depth. Our dogs clearly love her. We have two rovers we sincerely trust, and she is one of them! Thanks Monica!

Confirmed availability: Juneteenth
Sitter Profile Image: Kassy D.
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3. Kassy D.

Attentive & compassionate
Clive, IA, 50325
4.1 mi. away
Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
9 reviews
6 repeat clients
from
$18
per visit

Kassy is a great communicator and was able to meet all of my cat’s needs. She was able to keep me updated with my cat’s activities and provide me comfort while I was away from home

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Sitter Profile Image: Jeremy G.
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4. Jeremy G.

Love animals with my heart and soul
West Des Moines, IA, 50265
3.3 mi. away
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
79 reviews
32 repeat clients
from
$20
per visit
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Jeremy is outstanding! He went above and beyond to ensure that Ernie was taken care of while I was out of town. His communication and timeliness was much appreciated. I felt at ease knowing Ernie was in good hands! A+++

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Sitter Profile Image: Bailey K.
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5. Bailey K.

I love your pet already.
West Des Moines, IA, 50265
2.8 mi. away
Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
30 reviews
9 repeat clients
from
$12
per visit
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Bailey did an absolutely amazing job of taking care of our cat over a long holiday weekend! We didn’t have to worry about a thing — and came home to a very happy pet. 😊

Sitter Profile Image: Arielle I.
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6. Arielle I.

Animal Lover My Entire Life
Urbandale, IA, 50322
3.4 mi. away
Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
53 reviews
17 repeat clients
from
$20
per visit
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Arielle is an amazing cat sitter! She agreed to watch our kitties last minute and is so responsive and nice! She sent detailed updates from her visits and great pictures of our cats! We didn’t have to worry about our cats at all while we were gone because we knew they were well cared for. We will definitely rebook with Arielle in the future!

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Sitter Profile Image: Troy D.
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7. Troy D.

Dog dad here to help out! :)
Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311
1.2 mi. away
Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
20 reviews
5 repeat clients
from
$20
per visit
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Troy has been nothing but amazing, not only with our dog but with everything he does! Our pup is a bit people selective and moose was comfortable in no time due to Troy being patient and knowledgeable about how to handle a more reactive dog. My husband and I would 100% recommend him to take care of your furry friend too! He is always on time and makes sure he leaves the house cleaner then when he got there!

Confirmed availability: Juneteenth
Sitter Profile Image: Alexandra H.
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8. Alexandra H.

UnLEASHing quality care 💞🦮
Des Moines, IA, 50322
0.6 mi. away
Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
78 reviews
14 repeat clients
from
$20
per visit
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Thank you so much for taking such great care of Harvey! Ali was wonderful to work with! She was on time and sent a picture of our fur baby during drop in.

Confirmed availability: Juneteenth
Sitter Profile Image: Lisa W.
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9. Lisa W.

Kind and caring animal lover!
Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310
0.7 mi. away
Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
40 reviews
10 repeat clients
from
$20
per visit
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Lisa was fantastic with our kitties! We came home to two very happy and well-cared cats. Prior to booking, Lisa met us and our cats at our apartment and was very attentive to us describe our cats routines and behaviors. During the booking Lisa provided detailed updates and pictures from her drop-ins to leave our minds at ease while we were gone for the holidays. We highly recommend her for any of your cat-sitting needs and will definitely be using Lisa again for future drop-in needs for our cats!

Confirmed availability: Juneteenth
Sitter Profile Image: Cory G.
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10. Cory G.

I'll run with your dog! I love dogs
Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310
1.3 mi. away
Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
89 reviews
31 repeat clients
from
$15
per visit
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My dogs and cat were in such good hands. Highly recommend him. Will use again and again. Was in another country and he was so patient with my payment issue. I didn’t have to worry even at 3700 miles away.

Confirmed availability: Juneteenth
Sitter Profile Image: Brad C.
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11. Brad C.

Rover 101
Working for the Tail Wags
Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310
2.4 mi. away
Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
60 reviews
24 repeat clients
from
$20
per visit
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Brad was able to help me out on short notice ~ I super appreciate it! Thanks much for taking care of Abby , I know she loves your long walks🐕

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Sitter Profile Image: Ky R.
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12. Ky R.

Runner who loves animals
Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310
1.4 mi. away
Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
17 reviews
4 repeat clients
from
$18
per visit

Ky, has watched my dog, Nola, numerous times. She is very caring and respnsible when watching Nola. Nola enjoys spending time with KY and her dog Aeris. I would definitely recommend her services and plan on using them in the future.

Confirmed availability: Juneteenth
Sitter Profile Image: Natasha T.
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13. Natasha T.

Caring Vet Tech Loves Pets
Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310
0.4 mi. away
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits
5.0 out of 5 stars
25 reviews
12 repeat clients
from
$18
per visit
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Natasha’s experience and love for animals gave me peace of mind when leaving my cat at home while I was out of town. Natasha did a great job and I highly recommend her.

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Sitter Profile Image: Sarah P.
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14. Sarah P.

Rover 101
The emotional support human 4 pets
Urbandale, IA, 50322
1.9 mi. away
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
97 reviews
44 repeat clients
from
$18
per visit
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Sarah was amazing! She was great at keeping in touch and definitely went above and beyond. She even helped shovel after it snowed while I was gone! I would definitely have her watch my babies again :)

Confirmed availability: Juneteenth
Sitter Profile Image: Morgan H.
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15. Morgan H.

Pawsitively Devoted to Your #1 🐾
Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310
1.0 mi. away
Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
5 reviews
2 repeat clients
from
$14
per visit
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Morgan was so accommodating to what I needed. I trusted her with my cats and home 😊

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Sitter Profile Image: Ashly B.
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16. Ashly B.

Low rates, big yard, center of town
Windsor Heights, IA, 50324
1.0 mi. away
Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
24 reviews
5 repeat clients
from
$15
per visit

About: Pet loving mom and daughter team. I’ve had dogs my whole life and have worked in a boarding kennel and grooming facility. Able to administer medication if needed. My 15 year old daughter is super responsible and great with dogs. She’s been raised around large breed rescues and is interested in starting her own pet care business. We signed up with Rover as a team so she can get more experience and eventually venture out on her own when she gets a little older. Our rescue pup is a 7-year-old passive German Shepherd who has never met a dog he doesn't get along with. We also have a tortoiseshell kitty called Ohe who has basement access to keep her distance from dogs that intimidate her. She is also the reason we can't host kitties in our home, but we'd be more than happy to do home visits for your cat while your dog stays with us. Looking forward to meeting and helping out our neighbors! I work from home and have ample breaks throughout the day to walk or check in on your fur babies. Daughter is a responsible freshman at Roosevelt who loves to help when school and volleyball schedule allows. Safety always comes first in our home. We have ample space for kenneling and/or keeping dogs separated when we need to leave them home unattended but 90% of the time someone will always be here to ensure a safe & fun stay. Everyone in our home has basic dog safety and conflict resolution training and many years of experience working with all types of doggie personalities.

Confirmed availability: Juneteenth
Sitter Profile Image: Molly T.
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17. Molly T.

Dogs and cats, all shapes and sizes
Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA, 50312
1.8 mi. away
Drop-In Visits
5.0 out of 5 stars
27 reviews
11 repeat clients
from
$20
per visit
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Molly was so good with my cat and it is super friendly. She visited at the established time and followed the instructions. I recommend Molly.

Sitter Profile Image: Jamie P.
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18. Jamie P.

Dogs over humans any day
Urbandale, IA, 50322
1.6 mi. away
Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
5 reviews
2 repeat clients
from
$20
per visit
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Jamie is a pleasure to work with and she did an amazing job looking after our senior pup.

Confirmed availability: Juneteenth
Sitter Profile Image: Elizabeth W.
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19. Elizabeth W.

I like humans but I love dogs!
Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310
0.4 mi. away
Boarding, Drop-In Visits
5.0 out of 5 stars
100 reviews
32 repeat clients
from
$20
per visit

Elizabeth Wilson took care of our two year old Black Lab, Mac. I was worried about leaving Mac because she had never been kenneled before, or had a lot of interactios with other dogs. We had orginally planned to leave our ten year old lab as well, but had to put her down right before our trip. Mac was missing her sister and I was worried she would not do well away from home. Elizabeth sent daily texts that included pictures. Mac always looked like she was having a good time. I would leave Mac with her again.

Confirmed availability: Juneteenth
Sitter Profile Image: Michelle B.
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20. Michelle B.

Cuddles, exercise, and fun!
Urbandale, IA, 50322
1.1 mi. away
Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
5.0 out of 5 stars
54 reviews
19 repeat clients
from
$19
per visit
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Michelle kept our little ones happy for a whole week. Daily visit updates and pics were great. The pictures of our little ones were fantastic. We will use her again.

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