House Sitting in Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA

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1. Tanya

Home Full Time and Flexible

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Tanya was outstanding in her care of my “kids” while I was away. It was actually really fun to see pics and updates throughout the stay. At one point I tol... (more)"

2. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"We feel so lucky to have met Rebecca and had her care for our furry kids! From my first contact with her to our meet and great and then her actual pet-sittin... (more)"

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3. Kate

I like dogs more than people

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

About: I have a dog of my own and she is going to be 6 soon. Being a dog owner myself I know that animals are our furry children and should be cared for a... (more)

4. Laurie

Home FT, LG yard, own 2 dogs

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Laurie Wahlig has my highest recommendation as a pet sitter. We left our dog with her and she was attentive and loving. She also followed our care instructio... (more)"

5. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Everything went very smoothly while Stacey house sat with Java and Mocha during our recent five-day trip. We received regular photos and updates. Stacey was ... (more)"

6. Kayla

Dogs are family! I love all dogs :)

Norwalk, IA, 50321

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

6 repeat clients

"Kayla was wonderful. Flexible. Played with the dogs. Loved on the dogs. And most importantly was responsible about their care. I look forward to using Ka... (more)"

7. Sarah

I'll love your doggo as much as you

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah is amazing and Percy loved having her house sit him. She communicated and went above and beyond! Thanks Sarah (more)"

8. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"Adam was great! He took good care of my two rambunctious pups on short notice. Communication was great and I felt good about leaving them in his capable hand... (more)"

9. Maggie Grace

Best Pet Sitter Around!!

Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Experienced pet sitter here! I work part time at Urban Pet Hospital Resort and Doggy day care. I am also a nanny so my schedule is very flexible! I... (more)

10. Natalie

Law student looking for puppy love

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I have been responsible for our family pets since I was a kid and have dog sat for various families throughout the years. I love all kinds of dogs ... (more)

11. Maddie

Animal Lover in college

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I grew up with a yellow Labrador retriever that loves to go on runs with me and play in the yard. Two years ago I started an amazing adventure vol... (more)

12. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"Morgan did a great job with our pooch Peter. She was terrific at following our detailed instructions. Send a few update via texts with photos of Peter. The... (more)"

13. Hannah

Your dog will be happy with me!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hannah was great & very responsive! I will definitely book with her again. (more)"

14. Courtney

Animal Science Major/Reptile Expert

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Courtney has a love and passion for animals like no other person I have known. She went back to school so she could get a degree to help her get into the an... (more)"

15. Brittany

Dogs are anyone's best friend!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: My name is Brittany Logan and I am a Drake University student. I just recently adopted a dog. Her name is Monaco and she is a greyhound. I have a l... (more)

16. Zach

Interaction and love

West Des Moines, IA, 50065

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My first job at 12 years old was working of a dog groomer walking dogs. It was truly one of my favorite experiences of my life. Now that I am a l... (more)

17. Samantha

Lookin to take care of ur loved one

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have grown up with dogs as pets in my life since I was 12. I love playing and will run with your dog. I am a very caring responsible person. I wi... (more)

18. Kennedy

wannabe stay at home dog mom

Downtown Des Moines, Des moines, IA, 50309

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

"Kennedy makes me want to become a dog owner myself just from watching her train and treat her own. Throughout moving, school, and working full-time, Kennedy ... (more)"

19. Ashley

Average dog > Average human

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ashley stops in to check on our 50 pound bulldog whenever we need her, whether that be for a quick bathroom break, setting out dinner, or a quick walk to enj... (more)"

20. Stephanie

Student who loves all dogs!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I've known Stephanie for over 20 years. She has always been my go-to pet sitter and has watched several of our cats and our dog. She has experience with anim... (more)"

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