House Sitting in Capitol East, Des Moines, IA

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1. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Rebecca was awesome! Daily updates and photos! We were gone for 7 nights, and it was so comforting to know someone was here at our home with our pets. Rebecc... (more)"

2. Elizabeth

Known as the "Dog Whisperer"

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Elizabeth was awesome! We got frequent updates and photos and she even did laundry and kept up with the trash/mail while we were gone. It was great to know t... (more)"

3. Bailey

Bailey Jo's fun pet vacation

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

6 repeat clients

"Hunter had a very nice time with Bailey! Prior to our trip we were very happy with her professionalism and degree of questions she asked. We could tell she w... (more)"

4. Chelsey

I am very loving and flexible.

Union Park, des moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsey is very loving and caring with all different kinds of animals. She is very dependable and will love and take care of your pet as though it was her own. (more)"

5. Rachel

4 dogs of our own!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Rachel was very friendly and helpful during the initial visit. Her husband did help with the dogs but I never met him or interacted with him. The dogs ... (more)"

6. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"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)"

7. Laurel

Dog mom ❤

Beaverdale, DES MOINES, IA, 50310

House Sitting

9 repeat clients

"Laurel was fantastic! My Luna is a hyperactive girl, and Laurel handled her just fine. Lu has never been good with boarding—she doesn't eat or play while she... (more)"

8. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Lisa was great. She took the time to come meet us and spent time getting to know the dogs, their routine & habits. Everything went smoothly with her stay. Sh... (more)"

9. Heaven

Will spoil with lots of love!

Kirkwood Glen, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Heaven did a great job watching our two dogs and allowed us a worry free trip. (more)"

10. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, 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)"

11. Courtney

Animal Science Major/Reptile Expert

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Courtney has a love and passion for animals like no other person I have known. She went back to school so she could get a degree to help her get into the an... (more)"

12. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

4 repeat clients

About: I love all pets and would love to provide reliable, professional care for yours while you are away. I have worked in a vets office, have owned cats... (more)

13. Sara

Experienced, energetic animal lover

Greenwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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)"

14. Jennifer

Bones Jones Playcare

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

"I am Jenny's Mom. Since she was a toddler she has been an animal lover. She even won an award in 1st grade for being just that. She loves animals and has ... (more)"

15. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: For my entire life, interacting with animals has always been the highlight of my day. I have over a year of professional pet care experience, and I... (more)

16. Selena

It's Like a Vaca for Your Fur Baby!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

"Selena watched my two pups when I went on vacation. She treated them wonderfully, took them on walks and played fetch for hours, which my lab absolutely love... (more)"

17. Mary

Always smiling dog lover!

windsor heights, IA, 50324

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: I grew up with two little bichons and now am the proud and loving owner of Winston Oliver. He's an ARL rescue. You can find pics of him on Instagra... (more)

18. Emma

Grad student, active sitter w/ refs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Emma is absolutely freaking amazing. Not only was her communication top notch but she sent me so many pictures throughout her stay and took my two dogs out f... (more)"

19. Adam

Unconditional love for all dogs

Drake, Des moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: Have been caring for dogs my entire life, dogs are just what make me happy. I love to play with all kinds of dogs. As far as care go, I always star... (more)

20. Zach

Experienced house and pet sitter

Beaverdale, DES MOINES, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Zach is very responsible and dependable. He's helped me "co-parent" our family dog when his mom could not longer take care of her. He did a great job communi... (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.

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