House Sitting in Waveland Woods, 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

8 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

"Rebecca did a great job with my pups! Zoee and Gabbron were happy when I got home and the house looked good. Rebecca kept in touch and gave me updates and p... (more)"

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. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"We will definitely be in touch next time my husband and I are out of town! Thank you for taking such good care of our home and our pups! (more)"

5. 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 has watched my dog on several occasions She goes above and beyond. Not only does she provide a warm, safe and caring environment she sends me pic ... (more)"

6. Liisi

Ultra animal lover!

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Liisi took care of my dog, Mabel on a moments notice and how willing to adjust her schedule to meet my needs. She not only took care of her but sent me photo... (more)"

7. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

23 repeat clients

"All of our animals were so happy when we got home! She played with the puppies and sent us pictures! It was so warming to us knowing they all had smiles on t... (more)"

8. 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)"

9. Courtney

Animal Science Major/Reptile Expert

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"You can tell right away that Courtney loves animals! Our elusive cat even warmed up to her and became her friend. She took great care of our dogs and cat and... (more)"

10. Elizabeth

Known as the "Dog Whisperer"

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Elizabeth was awesome! We got frequent updates and photos and she even did laundry and kept up with the trash/mail while we were gone. It was great to know t... (more)"

11. Maggie Grace

Best Pet Sitter Around!!

Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Responsible house sitter who loves dogs! (more)"

12. Cass

I love your dog like my family!

Beaverdale, Des Monies, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Cass was very reliable, friendly and did a great job keeping me posted on her stay with my dogs. I'm looking forward to having her dog sit again! (more)"

13. Julie

Loves to adventure with furry pals!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I recently was in Colorado and watched neighboring dogs. They asked if I was on Rover and since I'm moving back home to Iowa I thought I'd give it ... (more)

14. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Stacey did great with our two nervous rescue boys, who were extra anxious after a recent move. She walked them and snuggled them and left our house very neat... (more)"

15. Hannah

Pets are like family, special!!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hannah took great care of Percy and gave him lots of attention and snuggles! (more)"

16. Brittany

Home full time - Flexible schedule

Urbandale, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Brittany is a very dependable, responsible and loving person. Whenever she is around animals, they surround her because she gives them lots love and attentio... (more)"

17. Sam

Active, love dogs will run with dog

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I grew up always having a family pet but since I have moved out on my own and live in an apartment I am unable to have a 'fur baby' that I can call... (more)

18. Jake

They call me the dog whisperer ?

Urbandale, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have worked for a very high end canine kennel/daycare for almost 3 years. I am known to be very good with dogs. I am lucky to be excited about wh... (more)

19. Caitlyn

100% chance of spoiling your dog

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I would HIGHLY recommend Caitlyn. This was my first time leaving my pupper and Caitlyn was courteous and kind and that put me at ease. She kept me informed b... (more)"

20. Krista

Animal Lover

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've been a dog owner for most of my life and an occasional volunteer at the Animal Rescue League of Iowa in my free time. I would be more than hap... (more)

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