House Sitting in Westwood, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Natalie

I will pamper your pooch

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

4 repeat clients

"Natalie was great with my dogs, they seemed very happy. She was very responsive, sent us pictures and updates. It was very nice to come home to 2 happy dogs.... (more)"

2. 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)"

3. 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)"

4. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"Rebecca was fantastic! We have a dog that doesn't do well with people outside her circle, and we've boarded her before with terrible results. But with Rebecc... (more)"

5. 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)"

6. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 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)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
7. 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)"

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. 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)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
10. Maggie Grace

Best Pet Sitter Around!!

Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

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

11. Elizabeth

Known as the "Dog Whisperer"

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"We cannot say enough good things about Elizabeth! It's always harder on us when we have to leave our fur babies behind while we're enjoying a vacation...but ... (more)"

12. Sarah

Dogs Are Family Members

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Sarah was wonderful. Checked in every day and sent pictures. I will absolutely use her again (more)"

13. 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

1 repeat client

"Laurie is fantastic! She has owned dogs her whole life and will treat your dog like her own. She is active so your dog will enjoy exercise and play time whil... (more)"

14. 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)

15. Nathan

Nate's doggy service

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines , IA, 50309

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

3 repeat clients

"Nathan was fantastic! Professional and conscientous. He stayed in our home, and our two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels got along well with Nathan. He followe... (more)"

16. 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)

17. 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)"

18. Kourtney

Let your dogs vacation with me!

Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I would totally recommend Kourtney to take care of anyone's pet. She love's animals & works at a Vet clinic. We sent to Colorado & had her come over to our h... (more)"

19. 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)"

20. Sara

Experienced, energetic animal lover

Greenwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sara watched our dog over Thanksgiving and it was really a load off our minds to know our dog and house were in caring, capable hands. Sara gave us daily up... (more)"

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