Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Oak Park, Des Moines, IA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

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1. Summer

Free snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Summer responded to us quickly and was very easy to work with on times and arrangements, especially since we were asking for the next day! She sent AWESOME p... (more)"

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2. Liesl

Flexible Job, Dog Lover & Runner!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Liesel took great care of my dog and she communicated with me a lot while during the week she looked after my dog. (more)"

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3. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

2 repeat clients

"Sydney is a great dog-sitter! My pup always has a great time with her and she’ll take care of your fur baby as if it was her own! (more)"

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4. Amber

I'll play with your dogs and cats

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber took care of our elderly cat for for over a week. She took time to make friends with him and send pictures everyday. She also left the feeding area c... (more)"

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5. Cory

I'll run with your dog! I love dogs

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"We call Cory our fur baby's (Dewey) BFF. Dewey gets beyond excited when he knows he will be hanging out with Cory. He is definitely an animal lover, regardle... (more)"

6. Jill

Wannabe dog owner!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is absolutely amazing with animals and treats everyone's pet like they're her own. Jill is eager to take care of my dog, Lily, when I'm not around -- an... (more)"

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7. Andrew

I'll run with your dog!

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Andrew was a fantastic dog-walker and friend for our Ruby! He clearly loves dogs, and he was enthusiastic about meeting her and learning her habits and pref... (more)"

8. Trish

Let me spoil your fur-kids!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits

About: Experienced fur-mom that has experience with behavioral and medical issues. Able to provide supervision, stimulation and a safe environment for you... (more)

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9. Samantha

Home most days- over half acre yard

Johnston, IA, 50131

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

1 repeat client

"Samantha has a huge heart for all types of dogs. She does a wonderful job of ensuring they are getting enough exercise and are fed on time each day. I know m... (more)"

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10. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca loves dogs and has been great when watching my lab! She is responsible and always takes my dog out on adventures! I’d recommend her to anyone. (more)"

11. Kelly

Walking, running, playing - name it

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Is your dog active or you want it to be? I will get it in shape. Whether it's short, slow walks for your senior dog or long runs and swimming for t... (more)

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12. Sarah

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I have been house and pet sitting for friends, family, and co-workers for about six years. I enjoy spending quality time with dogs and treating the... (more)

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13. 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

"Lindsey has been a pet lover since she was a small child. She was raised in a house where there was always at least one dog and cat. She continually demonstr... (more)"

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14. Chelsey

I am very loving and flexible.

Union Park, des moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsea has always loved dogs. She actually loves almost all animals. She has taken care of her own dog to the point that he is a faithful companion to her a... (more)"

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15. Amy

A Walk a Day Keeps the Vet Away

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I requested drop-in visits with only 2 days notice when I found out I needed to leave town for work. Thankfully Amy agreed to help me out even though we’ve n... (more)"

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16. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've never not had a dog in my home, and animals and I have a special bond. My first job was taking care of dogs in a doggie day care. When I lived... (more)

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17. Lori

Caring and Convenient Pet Care

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lori is such a great dog watcher for our pups. She has watched our dogs on multiple occasions whether its at her house or mine (even having to stop by the ho... (more)"

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18. Riley

Let me hang out with your dog!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I am so.pleased and impressed with Riley! Our baby girl has taken to her so quickly and she has been wonderful about sending pictures this week of she and Ev... (more)"

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19. Stephanie

Dogs are my best friends!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is Stephanie and I currently live in downtown Des Moines. I work full time at Nationwide Insurance and enjoy walking around Grey's Lake in ... (more)

20. Kristen

Life’s an adventure, better w/ pets

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Kristen is wonderful with animals! She's very caring and patient. She's also very responsible and will give your pets the best care! If you want a dog sitter... (more)"

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