House Sitting in Capitol East, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. Ally

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ally was so wonderful!! Our two dogs loved her! She kept us updated the whole weekend we were gone and made sure our pups were well taken care of. She was gr... (more)"

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2. Marissa

Home Almost full-time nced backyard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Marissa was great with Magic. She contacted me to let me know how it was going and what they were doing. We felt Magic was in good hands and safe with Mari... (more)"

3. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca took care of our dog and cat when we had to leave them for an extended amount of time for the first time ever. I was so worried about them, but after... (more)"

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4. Jill

Wannabe dog owner!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is absolutely amazing with animals and treats everyone's pet like they're her own. Jill is eager to take care of my dog, Lily, when I'm not around -- an... (more)"

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5. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

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6. Amy

A Walk a Day Keeps the Vet Away

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Very reliable and wonderful with our fur babies when we were gone for a long weekend. Will rebook in the future. (more)"

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7. Payton

Will care for dog like it's my own.

Martin Luther King Jr Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

About: I have been around dogs my whole life. They are, in my opinion, the best companion someone can have. I have had experience with pretty much all siz... (more)

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8. Jasmyn

Will run w/dog and have toys!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jasmyn has been a dog sitter for us on many occasions when my family have gone on vacation, she is a great young lady, very determined and focused on whateve... (more)"

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9. Emma

Grad student, active sitter w/ refs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"We love Emma - the dogs love her and we love her.... I'm only mad when she's not available because I don't trust anyone else with my dogs :) HA Highly reco... (more)"

10. Gaibrien

Home 24/7 - large fenced in yard

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

"Gaibrien has been watching my dog, Delia, who is a very nervous, high anxiety Dalmatian/Terrier mix for almost five years now. Gaibrien goes to our house eve... (more)"

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11. Christine

Dog Pawsitive

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have 15 plus years of pet walking and pet sitting dogs and other interesting pets. Years ago when I started my business, my intent was to make it... (more)

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12. Kennedy

wannabe stay at home dog mom

Downtown Des Moines, Des moines, IA, 50309

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

"Kennedy makes me want to become a dog owner myself just from watching her train and treat her own. Throughout moving, school, and working full-time, Kennedy ... (more)"

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13. 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

"Lindsey has been a pet lover since she was a small child. She was raised in a house where there was always at least one dog and cat. She continually demonstr... (more)"

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14. Constance

I want more walkies!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I frequently dog sit for family currently. I give lots of love to all of the dogs in my life with a bunch of cuddles, playing with toys, and going ... (more)

15. Rachel

4 dogs of our own!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Upon meeting Rachel and John I was so comfortable leaving our pups in their care! We got updates all day including pictures and very quick responses to any q... (more)"

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16. Molly

I love your pup already!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'm a very bubbly and active person, so I am more than qualified to accommodate your pet's playful needs! I have lots of experience with young pups... (more)

17. Hailey

Health for the whole family

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hailey has been a dog sitter for our two dogs for years. She is so easy to work with and our dogs love her. They always get long walks and lots of playtime w... (more)"

18. Nicole

Pet Lover

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Nicole watched our 3 cats over Christmas. She was quick to respond to our inquiries for care and the cats took to her immediately! She was flexible with obta... (more)"

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19. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

"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)"

20. Chelsey

I am very loving and flexible.

Union Park, des moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsey watched our 3 dogs for a week. She took good care of them and spent a lot of time with them. When we got home they were happy and healthy. Would r... (more)"

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As dog lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your dog when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Capitol East house sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted dog sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a house sitter in Capitol East, Des Moines, IA who meets your and your dog'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 dog, 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 dog lovers pet sitters and dog walkers.

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