Pet Sitting & Drop In Visits in Baxter, IA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your cat or dog.

1. Cass

I love your dog like my family!

Beaverdale, Des Monies, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I've never had a dog of my own, so this is a way for me to feel connected to a pup and still do good for other people! Now don't get that confused ... (more)

2. Nicole

Pet Lover

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Nicole is very accommodating, easy to work with and I don't have to worry about anything when she's in charge! Our pets are always happy when we return home ... (more)"

3. Jayme

I love furry family members!

Prairie City, IA, 50228

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am a self-proclaimed animal lover. I've owned dogs for over 12 years and volunteer with the Animal Rescue League. I've also taken some informal d... (more)

4. Taylor

I'll run and snuggle for hours

Ankeny, IA, 50021

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor is fantastic with my dogs, Cooper & Zoey (bichon frise). We've been so lucky to have her help! Taylor is reliable, patient, has a huge heart, and is f... (more)"

5. Holli

Experienced Pre-Vet Student

Ames, IA, 50012

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Having hired multiple pet-sitters to watch my corgi, Indy, I have noticed that there can be a significant difference in the quality of interactions that my p... (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
6. Ashley

Average dog > Average human

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ashley stops in to check on our 50 pound bulldog whenever we need her, whether that be for a quick bathroom break, setting out dinner, or a quick walk to enj... (more)"

7. Ellen

Flexible Hours to meet your needs

Neveda, IA, 50201

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

"Ellen has had a dog during most of her life. The dogs she has nurtured and trained just light up when she enters the room and want to be near her and want h... (more)"

8. Shauna

Prior Vet Assistant Can Help!

Newton, IA, 50208

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Shauna is very good with all animals. She knows how to pay attention to cues they give off so she can give them the best care and attention. If needed she is... (more)"

9. Stephanie

Love walking and running with dogs

De soto, IA, 50069

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"As a new Rover user I was a little nervous but Stephanie was awesome when it came to watching my puppy. She would constantly send me pictures throughout the ... (more)"

10. Chelsey

Loves playing and caring for dogs!

Ankeny, IA, 50021

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: It will be me and my daughter caring and playing with your pet. We both love and adore dogs! We will treat them as our own and give them tons of lo... (more)

11. Moira

Im an intern at the zoo

Ames, IA, 50014

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Moira was the best pet sitter I've ever had. She came to my house for years watching our two pets while we vacationed. Her genuine love for animals made it e... (more)"

12. Zach

Experienced house and pet sitter

Beaverdale, DES MOINES, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Zach is very responsible and dependable. He's helped me "co-parent" our family dog when his mom could not longer take care of her. He did a great job communi... (more)"

13. Kimberly

Big fenced yard and 2 huskies

Boone, IA, 50036

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

About: My dogs get brushed daily, they have their own pool and plenty of toys. My dogs are number one, they are family and most of the time they feel like... (more)

14. Kenni

I'll Run With Your Dog

Ames, IA, 50010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kenni is a great fur mom. They have been to puppy training class and uses those lessons daily! They are very respectful of your commands and rules for your d... (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
15. Jessica

Future Vet Who Loves Furkids!

Ames, IA, 50014

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Jessica did a great job taking care of my rabbit Ella! She was reliable, flexible with her schedule, kept in touch (which helps keep my anxiety low when tra... (more)"

16. Lisa

I love dogs & being around them!

Rhodes, IA, 50234

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

"I have known Lisa for many years. When I would travel back to Iowa, Lisa would watch my wonderful dog Booker. She took excellent care of him, as she has wi... (more)"

17. zhaoxin

Cyclone dog lover

Ames, IA, 50014

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

About: Hi there, I am Lin. I love dogs and I have a cut Frenchie lives with me for 3 years, he is my best friend all time when I am in the United States i... (more)

18. Katherine

Open schedule Athletic Trustworthy

Ames, IA, 50014

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I Have known Katherine since she was born and have watched her grow into an incredibly responsible young lady. Her family has owned two dogs simultaneously ... (more)"

19. Mackenzie

Dog lover!

Ames, IA, 50010

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"She was very nice and knowledgeable about dogs. Very flexible and worked with me for what I needed! (more)"

20. Jeremy

Major dog lover

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have grown up with dogs all of my life and love them incredibly. I'm very flexible and familiar with various types of training and respect the o... (more)


As pet lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your pet when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Baxter pet sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted pet sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a pet sitter in Baxter, IA who meets your — and your pet's — needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your pet — including background checks, sitter testimonials, community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers.