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. Katie

young professional, love animals!

West des moines, IA, 50265

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

6 repeat clients

"Katie was great with my newly adopted dog, Edee! She was very patient and accommodating to Edees needs as she is still adapting to her new home. Katie provi... (more)"

2. Elizabeth

Known as the "Dog Whisperer"

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"Elizabeth was great! She is very nice and took great care of our dog, I loved receiving the pictures from their time together to see my dog! I think Elizabet... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
3. Tanya

Home Full Time and Flexible

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Tanya did a great job watching my yorkies! I will definitely use her again in the future (more)"

4. Katy

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

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Katy is great with my energetic dog. I can already tell a difference with her behavior after three days. Thanks! ? (more)"

5. 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)"

6. Karin

dogs, camping + coffee

Johnston, IA, 50131

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: I am absolutely in love with the caring and training of dogs. I have three of my own and they are my buddies! I'm a high school English teacher, an... (more)

7. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

2 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)"

8. 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)"

9. Mackenzie

Let's run, walk, play, and pet!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mackenzie is the BEST! I have a large German Shepherd who is a ball of energy, but very sweet -I must add, anyway she handles him so well. She showers him ... (more)"

10. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I know Emily and her family very well. She's a great person and works very well with dogs and animals in general. I've heard wonderful reports of her taking ... (more)"

11. 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)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
12. Kourtney

Let your dogs vacation with me!

Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I would totally recommend Kourtney to take care of anyone's pet. She love's animals & works at a Vet clinic. We sent to Colorado & had her come over to our h... (more)"

13. Brigitte

Experienced Veterinary technician!

Johnston, IA, 50131

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brigitte is a very caring and knowledgeable dog lover. She not only cares about all animals, but as a vet tech she has the knowledge to point out things that... (more)"

14. 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)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
15. Anastasia

Big or small, I love them all!

URBANDALE, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Ana is one of the most caring and devoted people that I know. I have never known her to turn a blind eye to anything which she could make a difference to and... (more)"

16. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, 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)

17. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 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)"

18. Elizabeth

Flexible & loving Beaverdale sitter

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

About: I grew up in an extremely pet friendly home full of dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, and reptiles! I have lived and worked in homes with medium and smal... (more)

19. 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)"

20. Kelly

Caring, considerate, and capable!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelly is a wonderful person and friend. She has extensive experience as a care-taker for adults, children and pets. I was her roommate before I moved out ... (more)"

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