House Sitting in Capitol East, Des Moines, IA

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

1. 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)"

2. Inga

Very reliable, dog lover!

Des Moines , IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 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)"

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 was great to work with - responsive to communications, came over twice to meet our dogs and handled all of our "special instructions" very well! We ... (more)"

5. 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)"

6. 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)"

7. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

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)

8. 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)"

Available this weekend
9. Selena

It's Like a Vaca for Your Fur Baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello! I am available for multiple pet care needs in the early morning and evening times. I am employed full-time and can provide care during th... (more)

10. 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)

11. 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)"

12. 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)"

13. 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)"

14. Darren

Responsible,reliable, caring.

Des Moines , IA, 50317

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

"Darren made his dog hamburger and rice to mix with her food as she got older. He LOVED his Sammy girl. He has cared for my pup many times. He is patient a... (more)"

15. Jacob

Doggy day care at it's finest!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I go to Drake University, am a pharmacy major, and am looking for a little extra money for college. I love dogs, am very responsible, and will take... (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. Stacey

Student looking for pets to love!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'd love to learn to what your dog's favorite toys are, their style of play, what their schedule is, and how I can best serve your family. I wo... (more)

18. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lisa is very dedicated to the well being of all animals. She particularly loves dogs. She has volunteered at multiple shelters and pet stores in the Boson ar... (more)"

19. 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)"

20. Andrea

Pawsitively Playful Pup Sitter

East Village, Des Moines , IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, 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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