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. Elizabeth

Known as the "Dog Whisperer"

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 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)"

2. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

33 repeat clients

"Dala was incredible. Truly. We have a rescue dog (a Rottweiler) who is not particularly easy to handle, especially when also managing our other small dog. ... (more)"

3. Katie

Reliable, life-long dog lover

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Katie was fantastic to work with! She was available to meet me and my dogs and help me on short notice and it was obvious she took great care of them on the... (more)"

4. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 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)"

5. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

About: I have a small shitzu of my own, and I had a toy poodle growing up, so I have always had a love for dogs. When I got older I would regularly walk t... (more)

6. Katie

young professional, love animals!

West des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 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)"

7. Hailey

Health for the whole family

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Hailey did a great job. She kept us informed and sent great pictures of Jersey having a great time with her. (more)"

8. 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)

9. Hannah

Your dog will be happy with me!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I've known Hannah for a very long time and she has always been a big dog lover! We volunteered at the local humane society together where we took care of dog... (more)"

10. Katy

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

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

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

11. 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)"

12. Susan

Caring and Dependable Pet Sitter

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

About: I have been a pet owner for over 40 years and a Humane Society volunteer and advocate. I lost my 14 year old dog Lucy to cancer last August so I ha... (more)

13. 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)"

14. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

14 repeat clients

About: Hello all! I have a passion for animals and love to take care of them. I have rescued many dogs and enjoy all breeds. I am offering the followi... (more)

15. Heidi

Caring Pet Sitting in my Home

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

16 repeat clients

"Heidi and her children take excellent care of my dog, Brick. I feel especially comfortable as I drive off for whatever occasion requires me to be away. I kno... (more)"

16. Andrea

Fun & friendly, loves all animals

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

About: I have grown up with dogs my entire life and as a side job when I was in grade school and high school I would babysit neighbor's dogs and cats for ... (more)

17. Anastasia

Big or small, I love them all!

URBANDALE, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I find that Anastasia has a great ability to 'read' the animals in her care and ensure that they are not put in situations that would cause them stress, disc... (more)"

18. Molly

Flexible Schedule, Fun, Dog Lover!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Molly received her beloved corgi, Gordo as a surprise gift a year and a half ago. Ever since that day, she has been the most loving and responsible dog owner... (more)"

19. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: For my entire life, interacting with animals has always been the highlight of my day. I have almost two years of professional pet care experience, ... (more)

20. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, 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)

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