House Sitting in Capitol View South, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Emily is dependable, professional, and was so great with our dogs. Highly recommended! (more)"

2. Marissa

Home full-time/safe fenced backyard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Marissa has loved animals pretty much all her life. She has had animals from very small Hamsters to very large dogs and all of them have been so loved and w... (more)"

3. 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)"

4. 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)"

5. 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)"

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. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

4 repeat clients

"Morgan is the individual who got me to start dog sitting for rover. I trust her wholeheartedly, and even have had her watch dogs for some of my longest repea... (more)"

8. 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)"

9. 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)"

10. Nicole

Pet Lover

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Nicole is very accommodating, easy to work with and I don't have to worry about anything when she's in charge! Our pets are always happy when we return home ... (more)"

11. 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)"

12. Christine

Dog Pawsitive

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have 15 plus years of pet walking and pet sitting dogs and other interesting pets. Years ago when I started my business, my intent was to make it... (more)

13. Gaibrien

Home 24/7 - large fenced in yard

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

1 repeat client

"Gaibrien has been watching my dog, Delia, who is a very nervous, high anxiety Dalmatian/Terrier mix for almost five years now. Gaibrien goes to our house eve... (more)"

14. 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)"

15. Madeleine

I love on your dog like you would

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: Must love dogs, right? My little boy (soft coated wheaten terrier) lives with my parents as my apartment is pet-free, but I still take care of him ... (more)

16. 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)"

17. 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)"

18. Emma

Grad student, active sitter w/ refs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

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. Jared

Energetic, passionate dog lover

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I'm a young professional with a love for pets of all kind! I grew up on a dairy farm in upstate, New York and have cared for a variety of dogs, cat... (more)

20. 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)"

Pet parents turn to sitters on Rover.com when they're looking for house-sitting. 540 owners have reviewed sitters in Capitol View South, Des Moines, IA, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. Since 92% of pet owners live within a short drive of a sitter on Rover, it's easy to find the perfect house sitter near you. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating. Wondering how much you can expect to pay on Rover.com? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a house sitter. Exchange messages from your sitter's profile, ask to schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet, and book and pay on Rover. You'll receive adorable photo updates, premium insurance, and world-class support.

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 View South 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 View South, 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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