House Sitting in Westwood, Des Moines, IA

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Haylee G.
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Pets are what I do!West Des Moines, IA, 50266
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

Did a great job! Pups seemed to really enjoy her! (more)

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$35
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Jordyn W.
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Dependable dog lover!Carpenter, Des Moines, IA, 50311
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jordyn was awesome! She sent us pictures of Lily while we were away. I would recommend Jordyn to anyone looking for someone to watch their animals! (more)

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$40
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Rose T.
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Purrfect Service to Wag for!Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Rose was a fantastic in-home petsitter for our cat Cece for just over a week! She was punctual for our first meeting and super-responsive to all communications… (more)

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$27
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Lisa D.
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Experienced Professional Pet SitterClive, IA, 50325
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Lisa has been pet sitting our animals for years. Sugar gliders. Degus, cats and dogs! She has done a great job with all of them. She is trustworthy and reliab… (more)

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$30
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Erin P.
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Animals are Angels on EarthMerle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Erin watched my fur babies the past two weekends, I am so impressed with how great she treated them! They were so happy to see her come over each night. (I hav… (more)

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$55
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passionate about pet care :)Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Kali grew up with two dogs, a minature dachshund and a bichon. She was attentive to their needs and very loving with them. She took them for long walks- did n… (more)

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Animal Science DegreeWest Des Moines, IA, 50265
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Sarah did a great job with my girls! It was a short stay, but she did very well with communicating and sent me a picture. I would recommend her! (more)

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$40
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I've never met a pet I didn't likeBeaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Our 3rd time having Kristina watch our two pups and she does an awesome job. Feels good to know someone is taking care of your pups like they are their own! T… (more)

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$30
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Energetic and caring pet loverUrbandale, IA, 50322
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Kathy was wonderful staying with my dog while I was gone for the night. She sent lots of pictures and kept me updated and made me feel so much more comfortable … (more)

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$85
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Pet Photographer & Cat Mom!North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

Sarah was amazing with our dogs. One of our pups is VERY shy and Sarah was so patient with him, by the end of the week he was snuggling with her. She sent daily… (more)

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$60
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Confirmed availability: Memorial Day
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Pet lover with lots of experienceSherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jessica is AMAZING! (more)

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$25
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Engineer by day, dog lover by nightDowntown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Andrea stayed at our house and watched the sogs over a ling weekend. She gave us updates on the pets, was on time, met with us before she watched the dogs and a… (more)

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$60
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As if they were my ownWest Des Moines, IA, 50265
House Sitting

We love Kaitlin so much. She is awesome with our dogs and sends updates everyday. She makes us no worry about the dogs and actually enjoy our vacation! High rec… (more)

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$55
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15 years of experience!West Des moines, IA, 50265
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits
15 years of experience

About: I’ve taken care of cats, dogs, gerbils, hamsters and fish for over 15 years. I graduated from Iowa State with a degree in Animal Ecology. I did an in… (more)

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Pet lover without her own petDes Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

I have use Megan multiple times to care for my cats while I’m gone on trips. I have had special care instructions for one of the cats, and she has no hesitation… (more)

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$26
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Never too Many Fur-babiesMerle Hay, des moines, IA, 50311
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Lydia is a loving and responsible young adult. She has several years of experience with pet care having cared for her own pets while living at home. She provi… (more)

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$45
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veterinary technicianDrake, Des moines, IA, 50311
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: I have a degree in veterinary technology and have experience caring for animals as a technician in a fast paced veterinary clinic. Prior to this I wo… (more)

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$20
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Caring and patient pet loverSalisbury Oaks, Des Moines, IA, 50312
House Sitting

Five stars does not seem to be enough. I’d give Kaitlin 10 stars if I could! She was so kind and loving to our two dogs while house sitting for us for a whole w… (more)

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Ill walk your dog down my last nameWaveland Woods, Des moines, IA, 50312
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Chace is the best! We booked him for the first time to house sit our two fur friends. We were gone 17 days and he sent us loads of pictures, updates, kept our h… (more)

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$50
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Compassionate, Energetic, AttentiveNorth Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jenny was easy to communicate with and flexible to the needs of our dog, Indy. She was friendly, understanding, and made sure our dog felt loved while my husban… (more)

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$40
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