House Sitting in Capitol Park, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Courtney

Animal Science Major/Reptile Expert

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"You can tell right away that Courtney loves animals! Our elusive cat even warmed up to her and became her friend. She took great care of our dogs and cat and... (more)"

2. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"We will definitely be in touch next time my husband and I are out of town! Thank you for taking such good care of our home and our pups! (more)"

3. 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)"

4. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 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)"

5. Sam

Active, love dogs will run with dog

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I grew up always having a family pet but since I have moved out on my own and live in an apartment I am unable to have a 'fur baby' that I can call... (more)

6. Caitlyn

100% chance of spoiling your dog

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I would HIGHLY recommend Caitlyn. This was my first time leaving my pupper and Caitlyn was courteous and kind and that put me at ease. She kept me informed b... (more)"

7. Amy

A Walk a Day Keeps the Vet Away

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Very reliable and wonderful with our fur babies when we were gone for a long weekend. Will rebook in the future. (more)"

8. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"Adam was great! He took good care of my two rambunctious pups on short notice. Communication was great and I felt good about leaving them in his capable hand... (more)"

9. Chrissy

We'll explore the great outdoors!

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chrissy did a great job caring for my malamute. You could tell she loved animals and they responded to her well. She was prompt and knew how to manage a larg... (more)"

10. Marissa

Home full-time/safe fenced backyard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Needed to go out of town on short notice and couldn't get a family member to dog-sit. Contacted Marisa through the Rover app and quickly made an appointment... (more)"

11. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

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)"

12. Jessica

Walks, run, cuddles!

Drake, Des moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica was my pet sitter for a year while she lived in France. I cannot say enough great words about Jess. She and my dogs, especially Brody who came from M... (more)"

13. Nathan

Nate's doggy service

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines , IA, 50309

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

3 repeat clients

"Nathan was fantastic! Professional and conscientous. He stayed in our home, and our two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels got along well with Nathan. He followe... (more)"

14. Catherine

Who let the dogs out? I'd love to!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"We have no fear leaving our dogs in Catherine's care. She is reliable and trustworthy - loves our puppies and they love her! This is our second time with he... (more)"

15. Danielle

Danielle's Doggie Dates

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Danielle watched my dog Joseph while I was away for a weekend and I couldn't ask for anyone better! She ensured Joseph was fed on his schedule, let out to go... (more)"

16. Kristen

Life’s an adventure, better w/ pets

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Kristen is wonderful with animals! She's very caring and patient. She's also very responsible and will give your pets the best care! If you want a dog sitter... (more)"

17. KyLeigh

Available for doggy adventures

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Kyleigh has such a way with animals. Caring, fun and loving. She’s the one you want to watch your pet. She has much experience and would treat your pet like ... (more)"

18. Sara

Dog gone good sitter&house keeper

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Sara has been watching our two fur-babies for about 2 years. She's awesome, dedicated, and our pups love her! She'll take good care of yours! (more)"

19. Kirsten

Ready on call

Accent, Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"She does a great job taking care of my Rottweilers and you know she loves them. Great sitter! She keeps them active and very happy (more)"

20. Hannah

Your dog will be happy with me!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hannah was great & very responsive! I will definitely book with her again. (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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