Pet Setting & 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.

1. Katy

Katy's my name, walking dogs is...

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 repeat clients

"Can’t say enough great things about Katy! She helps relieve stress during my busy season of work and gives Hazel the attention she needs when I am away. (more)"

2. 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 was kind enough to send me a photo of the visit and our dog seemed super chill when we got home. Excellent service. (more)"

3. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Thanks again for checking in on my kitty! Will definitely use you in the future! (more)"

4. Abby

Lifelong dog owner seeking side gig

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Abby has watched my 4 year old Great Dane, Albia. I don't think Albia wanted to come home! Everything was taken care of and she was much loved. I even got a... (more)"

5. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"I highly recommend Lisa for any pet care needs. Upon meeting her for the first time, I knew she would be kind, patient, and trustworthy. She has excellent c... (more)"

6. Colleen

Professional, loving care!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I am very particular in who I let watch my fur baby. I have a nearly 14 year old dog, Chloe, who has kidney and liver disease as well as some joint problems... (more)"

7. 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)"

8. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Anna was fantastic! Great communication and updated me each time she visited my pets. I will certainly be asking Anna to watch my pets in the future! 5 stars... (more)"

9. Zach

Experienced house and pet sitter

Beaverdale, DES MOINES, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Zach was awesome! I appreciate his flexibility and his communication with me was very much appreciated! Zach was comfortable with my Akita and two cats and ... (more)"

10. 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

"Catherine was amazing to both us and our two dogs. She slept here through thunder calming my girl dog and sent photos of their happy faces for us. Great comm... (more)"

11. Madison

Always home during the day!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"This summer, Madison watched my yellow lab, Mally, for a couple days. She was still a puppy and in training, and Madison jumped right in, taking her for walk... (more)"

12. Aleksandra

Passionate Animal Lover

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Aleksandra was absolutely awesome! This was my first time using Rover and my experience couldn't have been better. Aleksandra walked and fed my dog and left ... (more)"

13. Hannah

Your dog will be happy with me!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Excellent, our girls love her! (more)"

14. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Stacey came the night before to meet us and get instructions. The day of, she sent pictures before and after the visit and even stayed longer to allow Stella... (more)"

15. Courtney

Animal Science Major/Reptile Expert

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Courtney has a love and passion for animals like no other person I have known. She went back to school so she could get a degree to help her get into the an... (more)"

16. Bailey

A lot of free time to walk and play

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bailey did an amazing job taking care of our boxer MJ and our house! MJ is very high energy and needy of attention which Bailey took in stride, sending updat... (more)"

17. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

About: I love all pets and would love to provide reliable, professional care for yours while you are away. I have worked in a vets office, have owned cats... (more)

18. Caitlyn

100% chance of spoiling your dog

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Caitlyn loves animals, she is always volunteering to help ARL or organizations in need. Sge is responsible and would trust her with my furry baby and in my ... (more)"

19. 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

"Amy is GREAT!!! (more)"

20. 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)"

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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