House Sitting in Capitol East, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Kate Verified Background CheckRover 101

Puppy Date with Kate

Accent, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Took great care of our pup in our home and had no problem administering multiple medication. Very experienced; will definitely book again! Thanks Kate! (more)"

2. Hannah Verified Enhanced Background Check

Used to caring for high energy dogs

Capitol View South, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Thank you so much for taking such good care of my fur baby and my other critters as well as my house. I appreciate it so much and would have you back anytime. (more)"

3. Alexa Verified Background Check

Huge Animal Lover ❤️

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alexa was great- very responsible, responsive, and friendly. I definitely recommend her! (more)"

4. Katie Verified Background Check

Let me love you fur-kiddos!

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

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie was great with my pup, Blue. She took wonderful care of her and was very accommodating when I had to adjust my booking. (more)"

5. Lindsey Verified Background CheckRover 101

I'll love your dog like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Fantastic experience! Last minute help badly needed and she was able to accommodate. So flexible and not to mention extremely kind. My puppy Oscar misses her... (more)"

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6. Ryan Verified Background Check

Law Student, Dog-walking Enthusiast

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Ryan did a fantastic job with our dog. He sent updates and she had a wonderful time. Our dog requires daily medications and he made sure prior to the stay th... (more)"

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7. Kendra Verified Background Check

Lover of all animals!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kendra stayed with our two dogs for a weekend, and is so wonderful! I am typically a worry wart, but she made everything so easy and took great care of our b... (more)"

8. Maria Verified Background CheckRover 101

Full-time, responsible pet care!!

Mondamin Presidentia, Des Moines, IA, 50314

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

"Im a repeating client and Na’eema is always happy to see Maria. I never worry about leaving her behind since she does a wonderful job of communicating even ... (more)"

9. Kelsie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fun day of walking, playing & pets!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Kelsie is one of the sweetest people I have the pleasure of knowing, and is even sweeter to dogs. She loves dogs more than anyone I know, and would be a grea... (more)"

10. Jermaina Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

student & animal lover

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Came home to a clean house and happy dogs. I got lots of pictures while i was away and knew my pups were being well taken care of. Highly recommend using Jer... (more)"

11. Payton Verified Background Check

Will care for dog like it's my own.

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

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Payton helped us in a pinch and took great care of our dogs last minute for us! She was always quick to respond to my messages and I loved getting photos of ... (more)"

12. Tabatha Verified Background Check

Energetic Animal Lover - Fenced Yd

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Tabatha did a great job with our pup! Walks, dog park, cuddle time - she kept our Gwen active and sent a lot of photos and was great about keeping in touch. (more)"

13. Fin Verified Background Check

Dog Loving Social Worker

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Fin does such a great job taking care of our 4 legged kids. She was attentive when we were showing her the ropes and didn’t miss a beat. We were able to leav... (more)"

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14. Emily Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dog and cat lover of all kinds

Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Emily is AMAZING with all animals, especially dogs!! She is one of the most responsible and dependable people I know. I would trust her 1000% with my pets be... (more)"

15. Sarah Verified Enhanced Background Check

Animal lover with a strict landlord

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah did an amazing job taking care of our 2 miniature dachshunds while we were away for the weekend! She stayed at our house, spent tons of time with the p... (more)"

16. Sean Verified Background Check

Dog and Cat Fantasy Getaway

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I have been taking care of animals since I was five years old. I used to train our dogs and also have experience in administering medications. Fo... (more)

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17. Katlin Verified Background Check

As if they were my own

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katlin was so considerate with us and our two doggies. She house sat for us while we were out of town. We've got a puppy, Peach and a 5 year old, Zelda. Peac... (more)"

18. Lyndsey Verified Background Check

LET ME CARE FOR YOUR BABIES

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"We r going to use Again , very nice lady (more)"

19. Robin Verified Background Check

A dog lover helping pet parents

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Robin took amazing care of our pets and left the house is perfect condition. Very trustworthy. We have a special needs dog and she was soooo good with her! 1... (more)"

20. Jenny Verified Background Check

Compassionate, Energetic, Attentive

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jenny did a great job taking care of our dogs when we were out of town. She kept us updated and I could tell from the photos that our dogs were comfortable a... (more)"

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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