House Sitting in Oak Park, Des Moines, IA

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1. Jamie

Active, Caring, Dog Lover

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 52001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jamie did an excellent job! She came over to meet the pups before her stay and I've never seen them so calm with a new person. She was very kind and patient ... (more)"

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2. Madison

Live right by Grays Lake

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Madison is professional, flexible (she has cared for so many types of animals!) and communicative. My dog Jenksy is very sensitive/anxious and doesn't easily... (more)"

3. Sarah

I'll treat your dog like my own ❤

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah was great! Bo loved her and whined when she left. She had great communication and was on time, highly recommend! (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
4. Paige

Lover of all dogs.

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Paige has been a dog lover all her life. Growing up on a farm, not only did she care for all the farm babies with much love, but made sure each of her famil... (more)"

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5. Amanda

I'm a Sucker for a Pupper

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Amanda is a long time pet owner and has fostered and provides long-term pet sitting for animals with special health needs with patience and love. For years s... (more)"

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6. Lindsey

I'll love your dog like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Fantastic experience! Last minute help badly needed and she was able to accommodate. So flexible and not to mention extremely kind. My puppy Oscar misses her... (more)"

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7. Kristina

Animal lover with flexible schedule

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"I've used Kristina as a dog sitter and was very satisfied. As long as I've known her(25 years) she has shown a care for animals of all kinds. I can honestly ... (more)"

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8. Grace

Future Veterinarian

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Grace went the extra mile to help Dak be healthy and i think he had a fun time with her. He got to play with other dogs, went on walks, and his hair was bru... (more)"

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9. MacKenzie

Dog lover

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"I don’t know a better dog mother than Kenzie, she lives for her dogs and she is a lover of all dogs. She even has helped relocate a stray with their respecti... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
10. Rainie

Experience with all types of dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rainie is the best!!! She sent me photos of my pup and updates throughout my trip. She did an excellent job making sure my dog was well taken care of and exe... (more)"

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11. Conner

Home until 2:30 Tues-Saturday

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

About: I have a 2 1/2 year old black German Shepherd that's about 70 lbs. She is good with other dogs and people. I am available until 2:30 Tuesday until ... (more)

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12. Sadie

Dog-Friendly Downtown Des Moines!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Sadie loves dogs. She grew up with her dog Holly and has continued to have a dog in her life. She is kind, compassionate, sensitive, caring and responsible... (more)"

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13. Brianna

Just as playful as your pups!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Brianna was great to work with. She made sure to schedule a meet and greet and familiarize herself with my dog and how to take care of her. She was informati... (more)"

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14. Vanessa

Dog park in backyard!

Arbor Peaks, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"I have had the pleasure this past year of living in the same neighborhood as Vanessa. We met at the dog park as I am a fellow dog lover and own a precious pu... (more)"

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15. Stephanie

Side-hustler who loves dogs!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stephanie did such an amazing job with our dogs while we were out of town. She came to meet them the day before and went over everything. She sent pictures a... (more)"

16. Phelps

VERY experienced!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Phelps was so great with watching my dog! She is extremely friendly and easy to talk to. She also made sure to schedule a meet and greet ahead of time to ens... (more)"

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17. Kelsey

Plenty of love for multiple dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have experience growing up with 4 dogs. I’ve grown up with two labs, a Brittany spaniel, and a basset hound. I am a big dog lover - see a dog got... (more)

18. Joel

Life-time dog lover, love walking!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been a dog lover all my life, and have owned several dogs over the course of the last 15 years. I currently care for a 10 year old beagle mi... (more)

19. Cara

Active-fenced yd-3 friendly pups <3

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

About: My fiancé and I have rescued our wonderful dogs from local shelters and it has turned out to be the best decisions we have ever made. We have a Bla... (more)

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20. Erin

I Love Animals and Animals Love Me

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin is my sister and she has always loved animals since I can remember. Dogs/cats and animals in general both automatically tend to love her instantly. She ... (more)"

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