House Sitting in Union Park, Des Moines, IA

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1. Jamie

Active, Caring, Dog Lover

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 52001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jamie did an excellent job! She came over to meet the pups before her stay and I've never seen them so calm with a new person. She was very kind and patient ... (more)"

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2. Madison

Live right by Grays Lake

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Madison is professional, flexible (she has cared for so many types of animals!) and communicative. My dog Jenksy is very sensitive/anxious and doesn't easily... (more)"

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3. Kellie

Fenced yard, puppy to play with!

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Have used Kellie multiple times and will continue to (more)"

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4. Sara

Cat Sitting and dog walking!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sara is an awesome dog watcher. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for someone to watch their fur friend. She’s watched all 3 of my Boston t... (more)"

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5. Amy

A Walk a Day Keeps the Vet Away

Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amy is so wonderful and we completely trust her to take care of our little guy when we’re away. She communicates well, confirms expectations, and sends sweet... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
6. Paige

Lover of all dogs.

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Paige has been a dog lover all her life. Growing up on a farm, not only did she care for all the farm babies with much love, but made sure each of her famil... (more)"

7. 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

"Fantastic experience! Last minute help badly needed and she was able to accommodate. So flexible and not to mention extremely kind. My puppy Oscar misses her... (more)"

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8. Amanda

I'm a Sucker for a Pupper

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Amanda is a long time pet owner and has fostered and provides long-term pet sitting for animals with special health needs with patience and love. For years s... (more)"

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9. Grace

Future Veterinarian

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Grace went the extra mile to help Dak be healthy and i think he had a fun time with her. He got to play with other dogs, went on walks, and his hair was bru... (more)"

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10. Kristina

Animal lover with flexible schedule

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"I've used Kristina as a dog sitter and was very satisfied. As long as I've known her(25 years) she has shown a care for animals of all kinds. I can honestly ... (more)"

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11. Elizabeth

Home fulltime with an energetic pup

Gray's Woods, Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Elizabeth is amazing with both our dog Tippet and cat Calvin. She went above and beyond to show them love and make sure they were well cared and exercised wh... (more)"

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12. MacKenzie

Dog lover

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"I don’t know a better dog mother than Kenzie, she lives for her dogs and she is a lover of all dogs. She even has helped relocate a stray with their respecti... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
13. Rainie

Experience with all types of dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rainie is the best!!! She sent me photos of my pup and updates throughout my trip. She did an excellent job making sure my dog was well taken care of and exe... (more)"

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14. Conner

Home until 2:30 Tues-Saturday

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

About: I have a 2 1/2 year old black German Shepherd that's about 70 lbs. She is good with other dogs and people. I am available until 2:30 Tuesday until ... (more)

15. Phelps

VERY experienced!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Phelps was so great with watching my dog! She is extremely friendly and easy to talk to. She also made sure to schedule a meet and greet ahead of time to ens... (more)"

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16. Vanessa

Dog park in backyard!

Arbor Peaks, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"I have had the pleasure this past year of living in the same neighborhood as Vanessa. We met at the dog park as I am a fellow dog lover and own a precious pu... (more)"

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17. Sadie

Dog-Friendly Downtown Des Moines!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Sadie loves dogs. She grew up with her dog Holly and has continued to have a dog in her life. She is kind, compassionate, sensitive, caring and responsible... (more)"

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18. Kelsey

Plenty of love for multiple dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have experience growing up with 4 dogs. I’ve grown up with two labs, a Brittany spaniel, and a basset hound. I am a big dog lover - see a dog got... (more)

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19. Brianna

Flexible schedule. Animal lover ❤️.

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brianna is caring,sweet,loving individual and displays this towards her dog Bruce and all animals she has came in contact with that i have witnessed. Brianna... (more)"

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20. Brianna

Just as playful as your pups!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Brianna was great to work with. She made sure to schedule a meet and greet and familiarize herself with my dog and how to take care of her. She was informati... (more)"

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