House Sitting in River Bend, Des Moines, IA

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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
Allycia P.
Long walks and lots of attentionAnkeny, IA, 50021
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Out of everyone I could choose from to watch my dog id chose Allycia. She loves every dog like it’s her own and will give it more attention then you would, gaur… (more)

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$40
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Jermaina M.
student & animal loverWest Des Moines, IA, 50265
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jermaina was AMAZING! I was worried about leaving my little girl, because it was my first time. She made it feel like my bestie was watching her for me! It ende… (more)

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$35
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Erin P.
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Animals are Angels on EarthDrake, Des Moines, IA, 50311
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Our dog loved having Erin come stay! She had great communication and we loved getting pictures while we were away from home. Erin took our dog on lots of walks … (more)

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$55
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Alexandria L.
You leave ‘em, I love ‘em!Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Alex has always placed her pets on a pedestal in her life. Her kindness and compassion puts the needs of her pets first. She will handle any pet with love and h… (more)

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$30
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
Alexis S.
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Dog lover with lots of experience!Windsor Heights, IA, 50324
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Alexis helped me out with a puppy when I was in a tough spot! She went above and beyond to make sure Oakley was cared after and loved while I was gone - includi… (more)

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$45
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As if they were my ownDes Moines, IA, 50317
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Katlin was so considerate with us and our two doggies. She house sat for us while we were out of town. We've got a puppy, Peach and a 5 year old, Zelda. Peach i… (more)

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$45
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A dog lover helping pet parentsSherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Robin was amazing! This was our first time using Rover and our first time leaving Rider home for the weekend. Robin stayed at our house and was excellent with c… (more)

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$25
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Compassionate, Energetic, AttentiveNorth Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jenny is Champ and Buddy’s best friend. We’re so lucky that she takes care of them that we’ve even been as far away as across an ocean and we knew they would st… (more)

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$40
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Dr. Lulittle at Your Service!Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Lucia did such a great job caring for my 2 dogs and cat. It was wonderful to know they were in good hands while I was away. We would definitely hire Lucia again… (more)

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$30
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Freelancer with a flexible scheduleSherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Emily is a total lifesaver! We asked her to watch our 10-month old retriever from morning until night with a walk everyday for 7 straight days while we were out… (more)

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$50
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Experienced and caring petsitterSouthwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

I was so pleased with Tricia's work. Ordinarily we use a boarding kennel when we leave town, but last minute Spring Break plans meant no room at the inn for my… (more)

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$25
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Lover of all fur babiesBeaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

I’m so happy we choose Laura to watch our dog amelia last weekend! Laura was great with dealing with our dog who has horrible anxiety. She made her feel safe. W… (more)

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$30
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Registered Veterinary TechnicianRiver Bend, Des Moines, IA, 50313
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Tiffany has been a blessing for my family and my Frenchie. We met her after an injury my dog sustained. He slipped a disc in his back and had to be on 8 weeks o… (more)

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$80
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Your dog loves walks and so do I!Downtown Des Moines, Des Moinea, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Emily was great! Exactly what we needed and took great care of our pups! (more)

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$35
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24 years of loving on my pups:)Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Shelby is a very responsible person who loves animals! She has cared for my chocolate lab with the best intentions and care. She gives my dog, and other animals… (more)

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$30
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Fun-loving dog-enthusiast!North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

My dog, Cocoa, loves to go for outings with Ella. Sometimes it's a long walk to the lake, or a jog through the woods or just a neighborhood ramble. Cocoa always… (more)

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$50
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Animal lover and school teacher♥️Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jillian is one of the kindest, most hard working people I know! She is a full-time Elementary school teacher who has a passion for dogs and exercise on the side… (more)

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$75
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Animal lover looking for fun $East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Amber is a wonderful caregiver for all types of dogs! She recognizes each dog's individual needs and cares for them as needed. Amber is punctual and responsible… (more)

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$25
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Animal Lover Here to Help!Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

The best! This was our first time trying the app and we asked for help later in the evening in last minute desperation. She was so kind and helpful! (more)

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Loving and Experienced SitterDowntown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Korina is caring and compassionate and loves all animals. She is extremely reliable, responsible, and trustworthy. I would absolutely have Korina care for my pe… (more)

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$23
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