Pet Sitting & Drop Ins in Carpenter, Des Moines, IA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

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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

"Kaila was amazing! She’s a natural dog lover and incredibly trust worthy. I highly recommend her and will definitely use her again. (more)"

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2. 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 is very personable and did a great job with our 3 kitties. We would recommend her and would use her services again. (more)"

Active and Accepting Requests (incl. from Essential Workers)
3. Katie Verified Background Check

Pro Pet Aunt! Will snuggle!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie does a great job communicating with us throughout the process - all the way from booking to after her visit with our dogs have ended. She is very accom... (more)"

4. Summer Verified Background Check

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Summer responded to us quickly and was very easy to work with on times and arrangements, especially since we were asking for the next day! She sent AWESOME p... (more)"

5. Megan Verified Background Check

I treat your animals like my own!

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"Megan did a fantastic job with my Golden, I highly recommend her! Will use her again on my next trip. She is very attentive and went above my expectations. ... (more)"

6. Lindsey Verified Background CheckRover 101

I'll love your dog like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Lindsey was awesome with our kitty while we were on vacation. You can always trust her to be communicative and dependable while you are away, and she treats ... (more)"

7. Robin Verified Background Check

A dog lover helping pet parents

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Robin was absolutely wonderful to work with! From sending us updates each time the dogs were visited and photos of each dog each time, I felt like our pups w... (more)"

8. Katelyn Verified Background Check

Will love your furry family members

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katelyn is amazing and our puppies love her! She very clearly loves your pets like they are family. I had such peace of mind knowing Luna and Apollo were bei... (more)"

9. Katie Verified Background Check

Wanna' go for a walk?

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie was great. Did 12 visits over 6 days. Was very quick to respond anytime I reached out and even brought up my trashcan and brought in the mail. Would ... (more)"

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10. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin's second visit taking care of my cats was just as good as the first! She kept their messes tidy and their bellies full, and was willing to go the extra ... (more)"

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11. Lauren Verified Background Check

Teacher and pup lover!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Lauren is absolutely great with dogs. From her family dog Cody, to our dog Lola, to the couple dogs we have dog sat for friends over the past couple years, t... (more)"

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12. Haley Verified Background Check

Pet Lover. Puppy & Cat Mama.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Haley was absolutely wonderful, she was so helpful and thorough. Idris obviously loved her, you couldn't find a better sitter! (more)"

13. Sean Verified Background Check

Dog and Cat Fantasy Getaway

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"He was able to handle my 2 crazy dogs so he must be pretty good! (more)"

14. Leah Verified Background Check

4th yr Medical Student;<3 Dogs/Cats

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Leah is awesome. She sent updates consistency after each visit and took the best photos of my cat. She was super easy to work with and was a lifesaver when I... (more)"

15. Ally Verified Background Check

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Having never used Rover.com I had no idea what to expect. After meeting with Ally I had no doubts that she would be able to handle my dogs while we were out ... (more)"

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16. 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)"

17. Nat Verified Background Check

Walks, Playtime, and Belly rubs!

Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Natalie is the sweetest individual you'll ever encounter. She gives 100% and more in everything she puts her mind to. I've seen the love and incredible care ... (more)"

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18. Sam Verified Enhanced Background Check

Big dogs don't scare me.

Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sam was great with Levi! If you know anything about Huskies then you know they can be ornery. And my dog is an 80 pound poster child of this breed. He is 7yo... (more)"

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19. Alanna Verified Background CheckRover 101

Dog and Animal Lover

Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alanna cared for our sweet pup, Buddy, while we attended a wedding out of town. She did a wonderful job and kept Buddy calm and happy, which is important as ... (more)"

20. Alexandra Verified Background Check

Best dog walker in the world

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alex is a wonderful dog sitter! I would recommend her to any one. I have a 2 year old German Shepherd and 12 year old Yorkie. She is very accommodating with ... (more)"

Pet parents turn to sitters on Rover.com when they're looking for pet-sitting. 540 owners have reviewed sitters in Carpenter, 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 pet 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 pet sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a pet 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 pet lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your pet when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Carpenter pet sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted pet sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a pet sitter in Carpenter, Des Moines who meets your and your pet'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 pet, 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 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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