House Sitting in Capitol East, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Katie

Reliable, life-long dog lover

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie is fantastic with animals. She has cared for our pit mix several times and he always come home happy and we'll cared for. She has a real gift with anim... (more)"

2. Hayley

Grand View Student

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hayley did a fantastic job watching our four dogs and one cat over a long weekend. She was very responsive to my texts and we came home to a clean house and ... (more)"

3. Claire

High-Energy Dog Lover <3

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Claire was fantastic! She was incredibly responsive whenever we reached out to her, and we can tell that she really understood and appreciated the unique per... (more)"

4. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50131

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

6 repeat clients

"Krystal did a phenomenal job! Our dogs love her, she takes great care of them and is very conscientious about making sure our house is safe and secure and j... (more)"

5. Kourtney

Let your dogs vacation with me!

Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have had a complete variation of animals since I was a young girl and at the age of 19 got my first "own" pet. I have been pet and house sitting ... (more)

6. Inga

Very reliable, dog lover!

Des Moines , IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Inga did a great job. She had some unexpected challenges put on her and she handled them with gracefully. I would definitely recommend her. (more)"

7. Jacqui

I love dogs and they love me too!!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"Jacqui is amazing. The second she walked in the door to meet our pups we were instantly comfortable...not to mention the dogs ran to her as if they were best... (more)"

8. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Brianna did a good job taking care of our dog and cats while we were gone. And when our planned leaving and return times got shifted, she was very accommodat... (more)"

9. Abby

Lifelong dog owner seeking side gig

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Abby has watched my 4 year old Great Dane, Albia. I don't think Albia wanted to come home! Everything was taken care of and she was much loved. I even got a... (more)"

10. Sara

Experienced, energetic animal lover

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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)"

11. Katie

Your pet and I are best friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Katie was wonderful! I felt comfortable leaving her with my keys and my fur babies from the time I met her! We loved getting some pictures while we were out ... (more)"

12. Megan

I'm very connected with animals!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been with dogs almost my entire life. I aspired to be a vet all the way through high school and I even provided amateur vet services on my m... (more)

13. Cidney

Fun-Loving College Student

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: After owning a golden retriever for 16 years (yes, he has lived a long life!) I have absolutely loved working with dogs. Whether it be my own, a fr... (more)

14. Kim

Animals are family!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Kim for a number of years and always find her to be caring, honest, and completely trustworthy. She will do what she says she will do. Her empat... (more)"

15. Stacey

Student looking for pets to love!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am available in the afternoons and on weekends in December. I'd love to learn to what your dog's favorite toys are, their style of play, what the... (more)

16. Calvin

I love dogs and making others happy

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Calvin is a responsible and caring person who loves animals and will be a reliable worker for anyone looking to hire him to watch their dog. (more)"

17. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My sister loves animals more than people. If there is any one I'd want watching my dog more than myself it is her. She is extremely trustworthy and passionat... (more)"

18. Alexandra

Pet Lover!

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50310

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

"No problems with the drop off and pick up, overfed a little but not too bad. (more)"

19. Terri

Detailed caregiver

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have had a lot of great experiences on Rover, but I wish all of them were as incredible as Terri! Terri loves dogs. She loves her own dogs and our Bo. ... (more)"

20. Andrea

Pawsitively Playful Pup Sitter

East Village, Des Moines , IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Andrea came over to meet our crew before our trip. She was super nice and positive. It made us feel good about leaving our babies with her. We were gone f... (more)"

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Pet parents in Capitol East, Des Moines, IA love dog sitters on Rover.com. 540 owners have reviewed sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating, and 92% of pet parents live within a short drive of a dog sitter on Rover. That means Rover is the perfect place to go when you're search for loving, safe care for your best friend. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a day on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

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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