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House Sitting in Carpenter, Des Moines, IA

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1. Karen Verified Background Check

Karen's Pet Sitting

Johnston, IA, 50131

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Karen was fantastic with our 2 dogs that have very different personalities. She was sure to give lots of attention to both of them, and even spent time with ou… (more)"

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2. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin was great! I would highly recommend her. I felt comfortable leaving my dogs at home and didn’t have to worry about them while I was out of town. Erin prov… (more)"

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3. Molly Verified Background Check

Will love your pet like my own!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Very happy with Molly's services. We were a little apprehensive about using Rover, but Molly took great care of Zeus in our home. She was very professional an… (more)"

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4. Alexis Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dog lover with lots of experience!

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Above and beyond! Alexis is truly a Dog lover through and through. This was our first experience with Rover and our first experience hiring someone to help wit… (more)"

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5. Samantha Verified Background Check

Patient, loving, caring, and fun

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Was timely and great communication. Would be happy to have Samantha watch my dog again. (more)"

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6. Nicole Verified Background Check

Animal Lover Here to Help!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Nicole was very accommodating to our situation. She was willing to allow our puppy to stay with her as well as come to our home to take care of our two boys. S… (more)"

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7. Jonnie Verified Enhanced Background Check

Love Them Like My Own

URBANDALE, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jonnie was a wonderful dog sitter for our dog Jack. He is s rescue Jack russell and it takes him a bit to warm up to people, but not with Jonnie. He warmed u… (more)"

8. Kenzie Verified Background Check

ABSN student & loves animals

Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Kenzie was super easy to work with especially since we needed someone so last minute for a family emergency. We will definitely be booking with her again. (more)"

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9. 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 and… (more)"

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10. Allison Verified Background Check

Animal whisperer

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting

"Wow, just wow! I cannot say enough about Allison. I was a bit anxious leaving our pals with a stranger but Allison was the tops! She was very communicative and… (more)"

11. 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 was wonderful. She was friendly, clean, and responsible. We hired her to house-, dog-, and cat-sit over a long weekend. She was great with our four p… (more)"

12. 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

"Thank you so much for taking such good care of my fur baby and my other critters as well as my house. I appreciate it so much and would have you back anytime. (more)"

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13. Holly Verified Enhanced Background CheckRoverGO

Full time Walker and Animal lover!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Holly was absolute angel!!! At the very last minute right before I left, my pet got sick. Holly enthusiastically stepped up and gave her medication and gave he… (more)"

14. Madyson Verified Enhanced Background Check

Veterinary Technology Student!

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Was very good about communication and the dogs seemed happy when we got back. Also she was neat - house was clean when we got home. Will most likely use again. (more)"

15. Tiffany Verified Enhanced Background Check

Registered Veterinary Technician

River Bend, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tiffany is outstanding! Five out of five stars!! She loves animals and it shows. Our six cats got loads of attention during Tiffany's visits, so much so, that,… (more)"

16. Emily Verified Background Check

Freelancer with a flexible schedule

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily is all around awesome! We have two large puppies with a lot of energy, they can be a handful sometimes. She was very communicative and sent great updat… (more)"

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17. Lizie Verified Background Check

Lizie here! I can’t wait to help!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been an avid animal lover and caregiver since I was little. I grew up around dogs, cats, and many other animals! I am perfect for your pet an… (more)

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18. Paige Verified Enhanced Background Check

Reliable, responsible pet sitter

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Paige did an amazing job watching our animals! But it was more than that, she took care of our house and even ran the dishwasher! She was great at keeping us u… (more)"

19. Sophia Verified Background Check

I love dogs!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sophia watched our two dogs and house sat for us during a short weekend away. She texted updates and took great care of the dogs. She was responsive and accomm… (more)"

20. Savannah Verified Enhanced Background Check

Lover of ALL Doggos, Lorge & Smol:)

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Savannah is great my dog was so comfortable with her and her furr baby Kimchi. They were very active and then took a little nap. Savannah followed my nervous m… (more)"

When it comes to pet care and house sitting, pet owners in Carpenter, Des Moines, IA trust their pets with sitters on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed house sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. House sitting doesn't have to be expensive. In fact, it's probably a lot more affordable than you think. You'll quickly find that there's a house sitter on Rover for just about every price range and lifestyle. Wondering how much you might expect to pay for a house sitter and pet care on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you begin a conversation with a sitter who seems like a great match.

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 Carpenter 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 Carpenter, 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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Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Carpenter, Des Moines donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Des Moines.

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