House Sitting in Capitol Park, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. Kaila Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fenced in backyard - photo updates!

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"We were in town for state wrestling and brought our pup Bella, but needed a sitter while we watched wrestling! Kaila was the BEST! So accommodating, sent me ... (more)"

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2. Katie Verified Background CheckRover 101

I love pets of all kinds!

ankeny, IA, 50021

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie did fantastic with Bo! She was great with her communication and kept us updated all night. My boy can be a little picky about people and he appeared ... (more)"

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3. Jermaina Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

student & animal lover

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jermaina was a FANTASTIC sitter! She sent photos every day, and kept me updated, so I always knew my dog was in great hands. She is super sweet, attentive, a... (more)"

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4. Kendra Verified Background Check

Lover of all animals!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kendra was amazing!! She came over to our home prior to house/dog sitting to meet our babies. She kept us updated while we were away with how the dogs were d... (more)"

5. 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)"

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6. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Our dog loved having Erin come stay! She had great communication and we loved getting pictures while we were away from home. Erin took our dog on lots of wal... (more)"

7. 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)"

8. Abigail Verified Background Check

Sunshine and Slobber

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"As always she was amazing! Not only does she take great care of our doggies she left the sweetest surprise for us. Our Christmas trees is covered in our daug... (more)"

9. Kelli Verified Background Check

I love animals of all shapes & size

Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelli was wonderful!! We had her stay with our dog for a few nights when we were on vacation. Kelli came over prior to her stay to meet us and make sure we... (more)"

10. Amanda Verified Background Check

I will take care of your furry baby

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda is a pro! I couldn't have asked for a more compassionate and responsible person to watch my pup while I was out of town for a week. She understood all... (more)"

Active and Accepting Requests
11. Laura Verified Background Check

Lover of all fur babies

Beaverdale, 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 a... (more)"

12. Katelyn Verified Background Check

Will love your furry family members

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"The dogs seemed relaxed when we returned and that always a good sign. Katelyn took good care of the house and watering all my flowers. ? (more)"

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13. Paige Verified Enhanced Background Check

Reliable, responsible pet sitter

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Paige has helped care for our dog on numerous occasions. She not only greets our dog kindly and excitedly, but she also is willing to follow our requests, s... (more)"

14. Emily Verified Background Check

Freelancer with a flexible schedule

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

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

"Emily has cared for my chihuahua mix while I've been out of town, and has frequently taken care of him when we lived together as roommates. She is very atten... (more)"

15. Erica Verified Background Check

Dog Loving Home

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

About: I’ve taken care of dogs of all breeds and sizes since I was 17 years old. Family, friends, neighbors and coworkers have all trusted me to walk, bab... (more)

16. 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

"Hannah was great to work with and I felt very comfortable leaving our dog, Scooter, in her care while we went out of town. I will definitely have her watch S... (more)"

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17. Victoria Verified Background Check

Comfortable stay for pets!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I work in a pet store currently helping to take care of animals, I am also a advanced cna, I love taking care of animals and humans, I’m a nurturer... (more)

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18. Alanna Verified Background CheckRover 101

Dog and Animal Lover

Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alanna was great, super helpful and the pets loved her (more)"

19. Amy Verified Background CheckRover 101

A Walk a Day Keeps the Vet Away

Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amy is so wonderful and we completely trust her to take care of our little guy when we’re away. She communicates well, confirms expectations, and sends sweet... (more)"

20. Caitlin Verified Background Check

Pawsitive & Professional Pet Sitter

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Caitlin is one of the most kind, compassionate, and selfless people I have ever met. She helped our family take care of our adult male Yellow Lab Gunston on ... (more)"

In Capitol Park, Des Moines, IA, dog lovers trust Rover.com for their house sitting needs. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed house sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking house sitting in Capitol Park can be incredibly affordable, no matter what price range you're looking for. Curious about what it might cost to book house sitting in Des Moines on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before reaching out and beginning 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 Park 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 Park, 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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