House Sitting in Capitol East, Des Moines, IA

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Sarah G.
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Reliable, caring, and fun!West Des Moines, IA, 50266
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Sarah was great sitting for our dogs while we where gone! Keep in touch with us every day. Will rebook with Sarah!! (more)

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$49
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Confirmed availability: 4th of July
Robert K.
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Retired/Full-Time Animal LoverAltoona, IA, 50009
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Bob is wonderful! He dog sat my two dogs at my house over the holiday weekend. He gave me several updates on the dogs each day, so I knew what they were up to. … (more)

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$50
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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 fantastic! She took excellent care of my two dogs and let me know how they were doing throughout her stay. She made us all feel comfortable from the mi… (more)

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$27
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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

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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$75
per night
Confirmed availability: 4th of July
Catherine M.
I’m responsible, reliable, & caringWest Des Moines, IA, 50265
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Amazing! She stayed an extra night to help me out when my flight delayed & sent me the cutest pictures of my boy while I was gone. She kept me updated thoroughl… (more)

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$35
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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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$65
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Experienced Dog & Cat MomDes Moines, IA, 50310
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

Things couldn’t have got be better with Lauren staying with our Sadie. They got along great, which doesn’t always happen with our quirky older gal. Lauren was w… (more)

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$45
per night
Confirmed availability: 4th of July
Not just pets, they’re family.Des Moines, IA, 50310
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Thank you Natasha for taking such good care of our crew! We never worry while we are gone as Winifred always has such a good time and doesn't miss us at all, sh… (more)

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$60
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Dogs and cats are my passion.Des Moines, IA, 50315
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

The entire experience was positive from start to finish. Sandra responded quickly, arrived at the requested time, and did a wonderful job sitting with our 2 sma… (more)

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$40
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Flexible Dog Walker and Pet SitterDrake, Des Moines, IA, 50311
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Thanks to Lydia, we were able to have a relaxing weekend away, knowing our two cats were in good hands. She is communicative, responsible, and conscientious. On… (more)

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$28
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Dog Loving- Expereinced owner!Fairground, Des Moines, IA, 50317
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Priscilla loves dogs and happy helped us raise our litter of Great Pyrenees/Red Bone Coon Hound puppies. She was helpful in setting up our puppy area and keepin… (more)

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$70
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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

Kristina was great. Pets liked her, she took good care of them and the house. Good communication—when she said she be here at 3, she was here at 3. Hope to use … (more)

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$30
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Fenced yard and affordable stayDouglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
2 years of experience

About: I've always been a dog person, but at the age of 10, I started my own dog walking business and continued to do that until the end of high school. Dur… (more)

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$35
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Pet lover with lots of experienceSherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jessica was an amazing house sitter. The boys got spoiled with her and she was so loving to them. Hey miss her already. She was very prompt with communication. … (more)

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$25
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I'll treat your dog like my own!Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Alyssa, was incredibly trustworthy and knowledgeable of dogs. She was comfortable w my super intense Australian shepherd. I will definitely hire again to house … (more)

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$40
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passionate about pet care :)Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Kali stayed at our house two nights with our 4-year old standard poodle. She was super communicative and took our buddy on lots of adventures around town: walks… (more)

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$30
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Pet lover without her own petDes Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

A big thank you to Megan for taking care of our senior dog and cat! I appreciated knowing she was here while we were away, keeping an eye on them and everythin… (more)

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$35
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I want to give you peace of mind!River Bend, Des Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Chelsie is awesome to work with! I’ve used Rover twice because it’s difficult to travel with two dogs over 70 lbs. She made the extra effort to schedule a tim… (more)

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$100
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Animal loverUnion Park, Des monies, IA, 50316
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking
10 years of experience

About: I have raised multiple dogs throughout my life including Chihuahuas, huskies, german Shepard, lab, and beagle. I have also worked at different doggie… (more)

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$40
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Confirmed availability: 4th of July
Great availability for cats & dogs!East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Stephanie did a great job staying with my two dogs while I was out of town for a few days! She came over to introduce herself and meet the dogs days before the … (more)

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$40
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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.

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