Pet Sitting & Drop Ins in River Bend, 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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Christmas and New Year
1. Meredith Verified Background Check

Love time with four-legged friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"Meredith has been helping to take care of Rusty for almost a year now. She is so helpful and dependable, Rusty loves her and I have so much peace of mind tha... (more)"

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2. Kaila Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fenced in backyard - photo updates!

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Kaila was amazing! She’s a natural dog lover and incredibly trust worthy. I highly recommend her and will definitely use her again. (more)"

3. Robin Verified Background Check

A dog lover helping pet parents

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Robin is an amazing dog sitter who truly cares about dogs, communicates about everything and sends us updates along the way. We are so lucky to have found so... (more)"

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4. Summer Verified Background Check

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"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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Christmas and New Year
5. Marisa Verified Background Check

♥️ and attention make a difference

Des Moines, IA, 50317

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Marisa stopped by twice to let my dogs out to potty, stretch their legs and get a drink. It was such a relief to know that they were with someone whom I tru... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
6. Haley Verified Background Check

Pet Lover. Puppy & Cat Mama.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Haley loves to spoil her Rey with lots of toys, treats, and cuddles! She has spent a lot of time working on obedience training for her and kennel training he... (more)"

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7. Rebecca Verified Background Check

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rebecca is so great at watching my dog. She sends lots of pics, great detailed updates, and always puts me at ease with her updates! Monte just loves her :) (more)"

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8. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin's second visit taking care of my cats was just as good as the first! She kept their messes tidy and their bellies full, and was willing to go the extra ... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
9. Sean Verified Background Check

Dog and Cat Fantasy Getaway

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I have been taking care of animals since I was five years old. I used to train our dogs and also have experience in administering medications. Fo... (more)

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10. Shanna Verified Enhanced Background Check

Enthusiastic Critter Sitter!

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"Shanna is such a caring person. Her love for dogs is obvious as her eyes light up whenever she meets one. Her dogs are her babies and she gives them a great ... (more)"

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11. Chloe Verified Background Check

Passionate about dogs & cats.

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Cholè has an amazing heart for dogs. She loves them unconditionally and treats them like family. Cholè would be a great dog walker because she is caring, ful... (more)"

12. Lindsey Verified Background CheckRover 101

I'll love your dog like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Lindsey is super amazing and flexible and she is great with my 4 month old mutt, which can be a lot of work. I feel completely leaving my key under the door ... (more)"

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13. Emily Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dog and cat lover of all kinds

Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Emily is a very responsible, fun-loving, and self-disciplined person. She has fostered kittens and was able to show them love and affection without becoming ... (more)"

14. Hannah Verified Enhanced Background Check

Used to caring for high energy dogs

Capitol View South, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Thanks, Hannah! You always do a great job and am so responsive even when I’m last minute! (more)"

15. Sarah Verified Background Check

Animal lover and caretaker 🐕🐈🐇🐠

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"I have two dogs that Sarah is able to walk in the morning, let out during lunch, and walk again after work before our family got home. We always receive pict... (more)"

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This weekend
16. Leah Verified Background Check

4th yr Medical Student;<3 Dogs/Cats

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Leah is awesome. She sent updates consistency after each visit and took the best photos of my cat. She was super easy to work with and was a lifesaver when I... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
17. Marissa Verified Background Check

Animal lover looking to help others

Des moines, IA, 50310

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

"Marissa has a very loving heart for animals and does not like to see them miss treated she would be good at walking a dog or sitting with any animals she lov... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
18. Katie Verified Background Check

Wanna' go for a walk?

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have taken care of both dogs and cats alike since the age of 14. In high school, I had a rotation of 4 dogs that I would let out over the weekend... (more)

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Christmas and New Year
19. Megan Verified Background Check

I treat your animals like my own!

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"Megan did a fantastic job with my Golden, I highly recommend her! Will use her again on my next trip. She is very attentive and went above my expectations. ... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
20. Sara Verified Background CheckRover 101

Downtown Des Moines- Dog Caretaker!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Sara is a great pet owner. She is very attentive and interactive. She will really get your pup hyper and get their energy out. She enjoys loving on them, and... (more)"

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