Dog Walking in Des Moines

Book a dog walker to give your dog a 30-minute walk around your neighborhood.

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

"Super friendly, and Oscar warmed up to her from the start. She's also very accommodating as needed. We've already got her booked for a second time! (more)"

2. 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)

Available this weekend
3. Laurel

Soon-to-be full time dog walker!

Beaverdale, DES MOINES, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"This was the second time Laurel watched Luna for us, this time on very short notice. She kept our girl company, sent pictures, and made us feel much better a... (more)"

4. 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 has watched my English Mastiff, Gus, a number of times now, and she does a wonderful job! Not only do I trust her to show up when she says she will, ... (more)"

5. Stacy

Namastay home with your dog.

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Our dogs love visiting Stacy. She treats them as her own and we never worry about our girls while they are with her, Stacy is reliable and responsible. We... (more)"

6. Chelbi

College kid that just loves dogs.

Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Chelbi has been a loving caretaker for the elderly dog in our home. Her patience and devotion to the animal's health has had a profound affect on its well-be... (more)"

7. 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)

8. Emily

Dog Lover Providing the Best Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I know Emily and her family very well. She's a great person and works very well with dogs and animals in general. I've heard wonderful reports of her taking ... (more)"

9. Darren

Responsible,reliable, caring.

Des Moines , IA, 50317

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

"Darren made his dog hamburger and rice to mix with her food as she got older. He LOVED his Sammy girl. He has cared for my pup many times. He is patient a... (more)"

10. Luke

A Life of Adventures with Dogs

Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Luke is a trustworthy and amiable young man who has a lot of experience with dogs. Most recently he helped take care of our mini goldendoodle who had just ha... (more)"

11. 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)

12. 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)

13. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lisa is very dedicated to the well being of all animals. She particularly loves dogs. She has volunteered at multiple shelters and pet stores in the Boson ar... (more)"

14. Jacob

Downtown Doggy Paradise

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I go to Drake University, am a pharmacy major, and am looking for a little extra money for college. I love dogs, am very responsible, and will take... (more)

15. Sara

Experienced, energetic animal lover

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I grew up around a variety of animals including dogs, cats, horses, and exotic ones. I joined a pet sitting business in Washington, DC from January... (more)

16. Kim

Animals are family!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kim is wonderful! Whether it be a weekday drop-in or a weekend pet sit, she is flexible and able to accommodate our schedule. She is quick at responding whic... (more)"

17. Linda

The Lady and her Tribe go a'Walkin'

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

About: I like to communicate directly into the pets eyes with gentleness. I am soft spoken and a casual person. No others will be in the home while I am s... (more)

18. Robin

Life Long Canine Lover!

Accent, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

About: I have spent my entire life with dogs. I truly love these fur babies. I understand their behavior and have helped many train their furry family mem... (more)

19. Bijan

Caring and compassionate to all

Downtown Des Moines, des moines, IA, 50309

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

"Bijan is an absaloute ANGEL!! There have been times where I was called into work last minute and he was there to take in my dog without a second thought ! On... (more)"

20. Linde

Active and fun dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

About: I have been doing in home pet sitting and boarding pet sitting since I was a young kid. Now, I have my own dog - Hoxie - and it is so fun to have a... (more)

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Pet parents in Des Moines love dog walkers on Rover. 291 owners have reviewed sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.98/5.
Did you know that 95% of reviewed bookings have received a perfect 5-star rating? That means Rover is the perfect place to go when you need daytime care for your dog. And since 92% of pet parents live within a short drive of a sitter on Rover, your 5-star dog walker is closer than you think.

Here's how it works: Search for dog walkers near you who are available on the days you want to book. Start a conversation from your dog walker's profile, ask to schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet (optional), and book and pay on Rover. You'll receive adorable photo updates, premium insurance, a reservation guarantee, and world-class support. Rover's payments platform is safe and secure—no cash, checks, or tips necessary. And another bonus: Dog walking on Rover are an affordable alternative to leaving your dog in a kennel.

When you book dog walking on Rover, your dog will get to stay on their home turf but still get the exercise they need to stay healthy. And if you live close to one of Des Moines' many dog-friendly attractions, your dog walker can take your dog to enjoy a free puppy cone at Snookies Malt Shop or a dog walk at Gray’s Lake. Whatever they do, you'll get adorable photo updates of your dog having a blast. That's a great time for your dog, and peace of mind for you. Everybody wins!

With 100s of dog walkers in Des Moines, you're bound to discover the perfect match for your best friend. And the next time you're looking for a dog walk, you'll know you can turn to dog walkers on Rover.

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