House Sitting in Capitol East, Des Moines, IA

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

Confirmed availability: Memorial day
Allycia P.
Long walks and lots of attentionAnkeny, IA, 50021
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Out of everyone I could choose from to watch my dog id chose Allycia. She loves every dog like it’s her own and will give it more attention then you would, gaur… (more)

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$40
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Jermaina M.
student & animal loverWest Des Moines, IA, 50265
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jermania was super flexible with our plans and was great with our shy dog. She kept in contact through out our trip and provided lots of pictures! (more)

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$35
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Erin P.
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Animals are Angels on EarthDrake, Des Moines, IA, 50311
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

House/pet sitting with Erin was a wonderful experience! She made sure to meet in the location she would be sitting to meet my dog and go over particulars of wha… (more)

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$55
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Alexandria L.
You leave ‘em, I love ‘em!Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Alexandria is a natural with animals. My Golden Retriever loves it every time she comes over! She puts genuine effort into not only caring for basic needs, bu… (more)

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$30
per night
Confirmed availability: Memorial day
Alexis S.
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Dog lover with lots of experience!Windsor Heights, IA, 50324
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Above and beyond! Alexis is truly a Dog lover through and through. This was our first experience with Rover and our first experience hiring someone to help with… (more)

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$45
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As if they were my ownDes Moines, IA, 50317
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

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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$45
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Dr. Lulittle at Your Service!Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Lucia did such a great job caring for my 2 dogs and cat. It was wonderful to know they were in good hands while I was away. We would definitely hire Lucia again… (more)

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$30
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Compassionate, Energetic, AttentiveNorth Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jenny is Champ and Buddy’s best friend. We’re so lucky that she takes care of them that we’ve even been as far away as across an ocean and we knew they would st… (more)

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$40
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Freelancer with a flexible scheduleSherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Emily is all around awesome! We have two large puppies with a lot of energy, they can be a handful sometimes. She was very communicative and sent great update… (more)

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$50
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Elementary teacher and dog loverDes Moines, IA, 50317
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I grew up with a dog in the house and have raised many litters of puppies! I can assist with training, clean up after potty accidents and play all da… (more)

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$30
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A dog lover helping pet parentsSherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Robin was amazing! This was our first time using Rover and our first time leaving Rider home for the weekend. Robin stayed at our house and was excellent with c… (more)

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$25
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Lover of all fur babiesBeaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Laura exceeded our expectations in every way! She was professional, responsible, trustworthy and super nice! She sent frequent pictures of our dog playing and … (more)

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$30
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Experienced and caring petsitterSouthwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

I was so pleased with Tricia's work. Ordinarily we use a boarding kennel when we leave town, but last minute Spring Break plans meant no room at the inn for my… (more)

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$25
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Confirmed availability: Memorial day
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Registered Veterinary TechnicianRiver Bend, Des Moines, IA, 50313
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Tiffany has been a blessing for my family and my Frenchie. We met her after an injury my dog sustained. He slipped a disc in his back and had to be on 8 weeks o… (more)

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$80
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Your dog loves walks and so do I!Downtown Des Moines, Des Moinea, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Emily was great with our dog! Also appreciated the updates from her when we were gone. (more)

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$35
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Animal lover and school teacher♥️Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jill is an amazing person, she is very patient and a nurturer. Seeing her with animals is awesome. She works well with them and loves all animals unconditionall… (more)

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$75
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Animal lover looking for fun $East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Amber is a wonderful caregiver for all types of dogs! She recognizes each dog's individual needs and cares for them as needed. Amber is punctual and responsible… (more)

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$25
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Puppy Date with KateAccent, Des Moines, IA, 50317
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

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 thei… (more)

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$50
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Loving and Experienced SitterDowntown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Korina is caring and compassionate and loves all animals. She is extremely reliable, responsible, and trustworthy. I would absolutely have Korina care for my pe… (more)

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$23
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Pets make rainy days bright!Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Very patient with dogs and very understanding. Goes out of her way to make sure the dog is safe and happy. Would gladly leave any dog in her care if i were away… (more)

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$22
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