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. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

24 repeat clients

"Dala has been great to work with. I asked her to take my new puppy out twice a week over a period of a few months. That is a lot to ask, but she has been fan... (more)"

2. Katie

Reliable, life-long dog lover

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Katie was fantastic to work with! She was available to meet me and my dogs and help me on short notice and it was obvious she took great care of them on the... (more)"

3. Kayla

Dogs are family! I love all dogs :)

Johnston, IA, 50131

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

2 repeat clients

About: To keep this short and sweet, I've been watching friends and family's dogs since I've been in high school (I'm now 32). I've had a dog ever since I... (more)

4. Karin

dogs, camping + coffee

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

About: I am absolutely in love with the caring and training of dogs. I have two of my own and they are my buddies! I'm a high school English teacher, and ... (more)

5. 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)"

6. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Rebecca did a wonderful job taking care of our fur babies! She was dependable and respectful of our home. We will definitely use her again! Thanks Rebecca! (more)"

7. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My two pups loved having Lisa as their sitter! She was responsive to my request and replied to all messages very quickly. When we met I could tell right away... (more)"

8. Shannon

Wiener lover!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Shannon looked in on my cat over the weekend and took great care of her! She agreed to watch my cat on short notice and was very flexible; she worked with my... (more)"

9. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"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)"

Available this weekend
10. Laurel

Soon-to-be full time dog walker!

Beaverdale, DES MOINES, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

About: Hello! I recently quit my job to commit more time to my favorite rescue, AHeinz57 Pet Rescue and Transport, where I am one of the Small Event Coord... (more)

11. Jordan

Huge dog lover!

Clive, IA, 50325

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

3 repeat clients

"Jordan did a great job, my dogs liked her and I appreciated the pictures! I also appreciated knowing all "business" had been done by each of my dogs! Will hi... (more)"

12. Jordan

Dog lover

Beaverdale, Des Moinss , IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

About: I love all animals- I would love to help take care of your pets :) I live in a home with a fenced in back yard in Beaverdale. I have a roommate wh... (more)

13. Caitlin

Adventure & Security

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I've owned dogs my entire life, and brought that passion for animals to my professional work at an Iowa City dog daycare during college. Post-gradu... (more)

14. Kelly

Furry family lovers

des moines, IA, 50310

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Kelly was punctual and professional. She took care great care of our dog and 2 cats. Everything we needed done was taken care of and she was very responsiv... (more)"

15. Jacqui

I love dogs and they love me too!!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"Jacqui is a wonderful pet sitter. She went above and beyond to make sure my Labrador, Cash, was loved, comfortable, exercised, and played with. When Jacqui i... (more)"

16. Andrea

Pawsitively Playful Pup Sitter

East Village, Des Moines , IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Great experience, thanks Andrea! (more)"

17. Selena

It's Like a Vaca for Your Fur Baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Selena watched my two pups when I went on vacation. She treated them wonderfully, took them on walks and played fetch for hours, which my lab absolutely love... (more)"

18. Trace

Responsible, Caring, and Flexible

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Trace is a very responsible and kind young man who loves dogs. As a college student, he can't have his own dog right now and it's obvious that he enjoys spen... (more)"

19. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

2 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)

20. Zoey

Patient & friendly dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is Zoey and I am a 24 years old. I am very friendly, patient and easy going. I have a passion for animals and love to take care of them... (more)

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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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