House Sitting in Union Park, Des Moines, IA

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1. Amanda

student with passion for animals!

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda was great to work with! She took excellent care of our dogs and kept in contact with us. Would highly recommend! (more)"

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2. Holly

The best care when you're not there

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Holly did a great job with my Bo. We have to work long hours and she was super quick to get back to us and a great communicator. We look forward to working... (more)"

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3. Pamela

I’ve always loved dogs!!!

Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

About: I’m loving, laid back and attentive :) I’ve grown up with dogs of all sizes, ages and breeds. I am also comfortable caring for disabled dogs. I hav... (more)

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4. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca stayed with Chloe and Herbie. She was great at communicating and sending pictures. Definitely felt more relaxed on vacation knowing they were in her ... (more)"

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5. Eric

Experienced and reliable caretaker

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Eric is hands-down the most capable and responsible person I know. He’s witty, caring, insanely smart, and a friend to all humans and canines. I would trust ... (more)"

6. Danijela

I'll make time fun for your baby

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Danijela has been walking my Oliver for three weeks now and I love the piece of mind it gives me knowing that my fur baby is getting some attention while I a... (more)"

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7. Stephanie

Side-hustler who loves dogs!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I felt very comfortable leaving town with Stephanie looking after our dog, Clutch. She came to the house a few days before we left to spend time with him, g... (more)"

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8. Jen

Home full-time and love cuddles

de moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jen is a very thoughtful individual who is always willing to help out taking care of a pet when needed. She has watched my dog more times than i can count an... (more)"

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9. Darlene

Dogsare like a child.TLC lots of it

Cheatom Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Darlene has taken care of our furry kids many times and watched over our house. The furry kids just love her and she takes very good care of them. We just d... (more)"

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This weekend
10. Payton

Will care for dog like it's my own.

Martin Luther King Jr Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

About: I have been around dogs my whole life. They are, in my opinion, the best companion someone can have. I have had experience with pretty much all siz... (more)

11. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"This is the second time Stacey has watched our pets, and she does a great job! She always sends photos, which is great for me because I miss them like crazy ... (more)"

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12. Shae

I'll run and play with your dog!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Shae is by far our first choice when we need a dog sitter. Our puppy, Dallas loves her! Shae always stays in communication with us on a regular basis, elimi... (more)"

13. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

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14. Stephanie

Dogs love me as much as I love them

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have a puggle at home in Illinois and she is now 11 years old! I miss her everyday and this is a great way to get my daily dose of puppy love! I ... (more)

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15. 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)"

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16. Kristen

Life’s an adventure, better w/ pets

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Kristen is wonderful with animals! She's very caring and patient. She's also very responsible and will give your pets the best care! If you want a dog sitter... (more)"

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This weekend
17. Alex

I'll care for your pet like my own.

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alex has cared for my puppy MANY times in her first year of life. I have known Alex for over 10 years and she is one of the most reliable, devoted and lovin... (more)"

18. Kami

College kid with a love for pups :)

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My name is Terri W and Kami is a responsible dog owner herself. We have our own dog and Kami spends a lot of time with her by taking her in walks, playing wi... (more)"

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19. Jill

Wannabe dog owner!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is absolutely amazing with animals and treats everyone's pet like they're her own. Jill is eager to take care of my dog, Lily, when I'm not around -- an... (more)"

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20. Megan

Lots of puppy love to give!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I am very flexible to provide care most weeknight evenings and plenty of availability on weekends. Will only host one dog at a time in order to foc... (more)

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