House Sitting in Carpenter, Des Moines, IA

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1. Jamie

Active, Caring, Dog Lover

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 52001

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jamie did an excellent job! She came over to meet the pups before her stay and I've never seen them so calm with a new person. She was very kind and patient ... (more)"

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2. Grace

Future Veterinarian

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Grace went the extra mile to help Dak be healthy and i think he had a fun time with her. He got to play with other dogs, went on walks, and his hair was bru... (more)"

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3. Amy

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)"

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4. Stephanie

Dogs & cats are my kind of people!

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stephanie has a heart of gold for any animal. She loves animals and loves caring for them. She connects quickly to any animal and they sense her caring natu... (more)"

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5. Madison

Live right by Grays Lake

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Madison is professional, flexible (she has cared for so many types of animals!) and communicative. My dog Jenksy is very sensitive/anxious and doesn't easily... (more)"

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6. Catherine

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

Arbor Peaks, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Catherine is amazing! She had to deal with the double nerves of an owner who had never left a newly adopted pup and had never used Rover — and she was WONDER... (more)"

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7. Brianna

Just as playful as your pups!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Brianna was great to work with. She made sure to schedule a meet and greet and familiarize herself with my dog and how to take care of her. She was informati... (more)"

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8. Kristina

Animal lover with flexible schedule

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"I've used Kristina as a dog sitter and was very satisfied. As long as I've known her(25 years) she has shown a care for animals of all kinds. I can honestly ... (more)"

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9. Lindsey

I'll love your dog like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Finn had a great time with Lindsey and I will certainly use her again. She was very friendly and took Finn on walks. He even had his own bed and sleeping space. (more)"

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10. Amanda

I'm a Sucker for a Pupper

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Amanda is a long time pet owner and has fostered and provides long-term pet sitting for animals with special health needs with patience and love. For years s... (more)"

11. MacKenzie

Dog lover

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"I don’t know a better dog mother than Kenzie, she lives for her dogs and she is a lover of all dogs. She even has helped relocate a stray with their respecti... (more)"

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12. Vanessa

Dog park in backyard!

Arbor Peaks, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Vanessa is such a kind person and takes great care of her animals. I have had her watch my dog, who has anxiety with strangers, and I felt very comfortable l... (more)"

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13. Lindsey

Home full time, love to run w/ dogs

Sherman Hill, Des moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lindsey is so great with my VERY energetic black lab. You can tell she has a love for all dogs, and cares for them like they are her own. Remi girl is always... (more)"

14. Phelps

VERY experienced!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Phelps was so great with watching my dog! She is extremely friendly and easy to talk to. She also made sure to schedule a meet and greet ahead of time to ens... (more)"

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15. Erin

I Love Animals and Animals Love Me

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin is my sister and she has always loved animals since I can remember. Dogs/cats and animals in general both automatically tend to love her instantly. She ... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
16. Rainie

Experience with all types of dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rainie is the best!!! She sent me photos of my pup and updates throughout my trip. She did an excellent job making sure my dog was well taken care of and exe... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
17. Stephanie

Side-hustler who loves dogs!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stephanie did such an amazing job with our dogs while we were out of town. She came to meet them the day before and went over everything. She sent pictures a... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
18. Paige

Lover of all dogs.

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Paige has been a dog lover all her life. Growing up on a farm, not only did she care for all the farm babies with much love, but made sure each of her famil... (more)"

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19. Sadie

Dog-Friendly Downtown Des Moines!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Sadie loves dogs. She grew up with her dog Holly and has continued to have a dog in her life. She is kind, compassionate, sensitive, caring and responsible... (more)"

20. Joel

Life-time dog lover, love walking!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been a dog lover all my life, and have owned several dogs over the course of the last 15 years. I currently care for a 10 year old beagle mi... (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.

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