Pet Setting & 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.

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
1. Summer

Free snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Summer and I have been coworkers and friends for approximately one year, and in that time I have come to know her as a responsible, timely, courteous, and ve... (more)"

2. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"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)"

3. 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)

4. 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)"

5. 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)"

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. Jared

Flexible schedule - Love dogs

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jared is a proud dog lover who has helped watch and care for my dog when I am out of town many times. Most recently, he stayed at my home and watched my dog ... (more)"

9. Dan

Dogs > Humans

King-Irving Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Dan has dog sat for my two dogs before and did so splendidly. He stayed at my house and attended to them without an expectation for compensation, just out o... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
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. Ally

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ally did a wonderful job taking care of our dog while we were away for a week long vacation. She gave us peace of mind knowing that he was getting all the at... (more)"

12. Jill

Wannabe dog owner!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is one of the sweetest and most trustworthy people you will ever meet. She would walk and take care of my dog on the regular for me. She has a soft appr... (more)"

13. Bailey

A lot of free time to walk and play

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Our Evie loves Bailey! She has taken great care of her this week at her visits. We come home to a happy puppy. Bailey is reliable and has even picked up a co... (more)"

14. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Morgan was kind enough to send me a photo of the visit and our dog seemed super chill when we got home. Excellent service. (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
15. Amanda

I will take care of your furry baby

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My dog is anxious around strangers, but Amanda's gentle demeanor had him comfortable around her right away. I believe any dog who gets to enjoy Amanda's comp... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
16. Sydney

Shelter volunteer + dog lover

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sydney is wonderful with all pets. She is calm and loving. Since she was a young child, Sydney has a natural gentle nature with the pets in her care. (more)"

17. 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)"

Available this weekend
18. Anne

Love walks and all types of dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

2 repeat clients

"Anne is a caring and enthusiastic animal-lover; I'd recommend her to anyone looking for a sitter who will make their pet feel entirely loved and safely cared... (more)"

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. Courtney

Will run with your dog!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Courtney has an outstanding work ethic and is very reliable. She is wonderful with my dog, even though he can be a handful, and you can tell as soon as she m... (more)"

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