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Dog Walking in Des Moines

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1. Amber

I'll play with your dogs and cats

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber is a kind-hearted and amazing person! She is always willing to help and completely genuine! Your dog (s) would be in good hands with Amber! (more)"

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2. Jill

Home full time & large fenced yard

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Jill is fantastic! She has taken care of my boys (Slugger and Rocky) on and off over the last five years. She's taken them to the vet for me, let them out ov... (more)"

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3. Jill

Wannabe dog owner!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is such a sweetie and did a GREAT job with Harper! I am very nervous leaving my fur baby with anyone, and I felt so much better knowing Harper was getti... (more)"

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4. Kelcey

Experienced Dog Walker/Sitter

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelcey loves dogs and is great with them. She is sweet, calm and attentive to their needs and wants,noting any medical conditions or special considerations. ... (more)"

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5. Mike

I am a certified

Highland Park, Des Moines(highland park), IA, 50313

Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Mike has owned dogs over the last 25 years. He absolutely loves dogs and treats them like royalty. They are allowed to have free run of the house and sleep... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
6. Constance

I want more walkies!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I frequently dog sit for family currently. I give lots of love to all of the dogs in my life with a bunch of cuddles, playing with toys, and going ... (more)

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7. Cory

I'll run with your dog! I love dogs

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"We call Cory our fur baby's (Dewey) BFF. Dewey gets beyond excited when he knows he will be hanging out with Cory. He is definitely an animal lover, regardle... (more)"

8. Lori

Caring and Convenient Pet Care

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lori is such a great dog watcher for our pups. She has watched our dogs on multiple occasions whether its at her house or mine (even having to stop by the ho... (more)"

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9. Molly

I love your pup already!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'm a very bubbly and active person, so I am more than qualified to accommodate your pet's playful needs! I have lots of experience with young pups... (more)

10. Kristie

I will run with your dog! Or walk!

Downtown Des Moines, Des moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I am working and living downtown. Love to run and walk with pets! Have had a dog most of my life but no pets right now due to wanting to travel m... (more)

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11. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Morgan did a great job with our pooch Peter. She was terrific at following our detailed instructions. Send a few update via texts with photos of Peter. The... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
12. Caitlyn

Will love taking your dog outside!!

Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Caitlyn has been an animal lover since an early age. She and her mother have helped numerous foster dogs prepare for new lives. She is dependable and reliable. (more)"

13. Katie

Absolutely love dogs!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am an all around animal lover! I love to meet all kinds of new dogs and get them out to have fun. I'm completely open right now so time restricti... (more)

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14. Emma

Dog Lover w/ Dog Park @ Apartment

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emma is an amazing dog caregiver. She no longer has a dog of her own, but when she did, she treated him like a mother treats a child. Emma loves all dogs, po... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
15. Taylor

I love dogs and the outdoors!

des moines, IA, 50309

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

About: Hi I'm Taylor! I am a junior at Drake University studying Biology and Psychology on the pre-medicine track. I'm looking for some extra part time bu... (more)

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16. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Candace is a true dog lover and takes her responsibility seriously. She cares about both a dog's physical and emotional well-being and will be the perfect ca... (more)"

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This weekend
17. Payton

Will care for dog like it's my own.

Martin Luther King Jr Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

About: I have been around dogs my whole life. They are, in my opinion, the best companion someone can have. I have had experience with pretty much all siz... (more)

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18. Ally

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Wonderful walker, and takes great pictures! 10/10 will hire again. (more)"

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19. Christine

Dog Pawsitive

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have 15 plus years of pet walking and pet sitting dogs and other interesting pets. Years ago when I started my business, my intent was to make it... (more)

20. Gaibrien

Home 24/7 - large fenced in yard

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

"Gaibrien has been watching my dog, Delia, who is a very nervous, high anxiety Dalmatian/Terrier mix for almost five years now. Gaibrien goes to our house eve... (more)"


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When you use Rover to discover dog walking services in Des Moines, IA, you'll be surprised at how easy it can be to find a dog walker who's the ideal match for you, your dog, and your schedule. If you're the sort of dog parent who doesn't like to miss a minute of your puppy's day, your dog walker can send you dog walking updates including the time they started and stopped the walk, a map showing the distance and route of their outing, details on food and bathroom breaks, and real-time action shots of your dog's experience. And to give you even more peace of mind, each Rover-booked dog walk includes premium pet insurance, 24/7 support, and a reservation guarantee.

In other words, when you use Rover to find Des Moines dog walking services, your pet is given the best in loving care and hands-on attention, and you don't need to miss out on that just because life got in the way.

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1) Browse Sitters

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2) Contact Sitters

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3) Book & pay

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.