House Sitting in Somerset, Des Moines, IA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

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1. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin is so awesome. I felt totally comfortable with Erin knowing that she would take excellent care of my pup! I knew from our first meeting that I would not … (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
2. Jermaina Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

student & animal lover

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jermaina was wonderful! I received updates, photos, and videos while I was away for a long weekend. It was clear they were VERY well taken care of and happy!… (more)"

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3. Alexis Verified Enhanced Background Check

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 - includ… (more)"

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4. Katlin Verified Background Check

As if they were my own

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katlin was able to help me out in a pinch. She was great with the dogs and communication. I was able to enjoy the quick trip knowing she was there for them. Wi… (more)"

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5. Emily Verified Background Check

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 with our dog! Also appreciated the updates from her when we were gone. (more)"

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6. Emily Verified Background Check

Pet loving home

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"I am so glad we found someone we can trust with our dog! Emily is responsible, trustworthy, and caring. We get so nervous leaving him but everything went great… (more)"

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7. Laura Verified Background Check

Lover of all fur babies

Beaverdale, 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. … (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
8. Emily Verified Background Check

Freelancer with a flexible schedule

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily is all around awesome! We have two large puppies with a lot of energy, they can be a handful sometimes. She was very communicative and sent great updat… (more)"

9. Jenny Verified Background Check

Compassionate, Energetic, Attentive

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jenny was easy to communicate with and flexible to the needs of our dog, Indy. She was friendly, understanding, and made sure our dog felt loved while my husba… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
10. Shelby Verified Background Check

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 animal… (more)"

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11. Nicole Verified Background Check

Animal Lover Here to Help!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Nicole was very accommodating to our situation. She was willing to allow our puppy to stay with her as well as come to our home to take care of our two boys. S… (more)"

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12. Sara Verified Enhanced Background Check

Home full time with fenced in yard!

Norwalk, IA, 50211

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

"Sara was soooo good with our dogs and place! She kept everything tidy and our dogs were happy as ever when we returned . We highly recommend Sara. She sends… (more)"

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13. Sophia Verified Background Check

Attentive and Caring!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sophia watched our two dogs and house sat for us during a short weekend away. She texted updates and took great care of the dogs. She was responsive and accomm… (more)"

14. Jillian Verified Background Check

Animal lover and school teacher♥️

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is the best! Awesome personality with a BIG heart. Loves animals and exercise. She will be the PERFECT match if you need your dogs to get out and about wh… (more)"

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15. Meaghan Verified Background Check

Passionate, fun-loving dog fanatic

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"For a week, Meaghan watched our 14-year-old puggle who requires more than her fair share of attention, including needing medication and letting out in the midd… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
16. Kelli Verified Background Check

I love animals of all shapes & size

Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelli was wonderful!! We had her stay with our dog for a few nights when we were on vacation. Kelli came over prior to her stay to meet us and make sure we h… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
17. Patricia Verified Background Check

Experienced and caring petsitter

Southwestern 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 m… (more)"

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18. 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

"My husband and I work some late shifts and Hannah came over to keep my baby Bo company. She was a great communicator and kept me updated through the night. I… (more)"

19. Ellie Verified Background Check

An dog lover always with a smile!

Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ellie has always loved animals, puppy was her first word! She has always helped care for our family dogs, from feeding and grooming to training. She would take… (more)"

20. Tabatha Verified Background Check

Energetic Animal Lover - Fenced Yd

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Tabatha did a great job with our pup! Walks, dog park, cuddle time - she kept our Gwen active and sent a lot of photos and was great about keeping in touch. (more)"

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