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

30 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. Jill

Home full time & large fenced yard

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Jill loves and truly understands the heart of a dog! She is gentle, yet firm when neccessary - in other words she won't let your dog get away with being nau... (more)"

3. 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 three of my own and they are my buddies! I'm a high school English teacher, an... (more)

4. Kayla

Foster Mom and Dog Lover!!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

36 repeat clients

"Kayla has watched my dog many times & has so much compassion and love for all dogs! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her to anyone looking for a dog sitter. ... (more)"

5. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

3 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)

6. Chelbi

College kid that just loves dogs.

Des Moines, IA, 50315

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. Hannah

Pets are like family, special!!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hannah was amazing with Jethro, he loved having her come over and walk him, he is a very energetic dog and she did amazing with him. He had fun playing fetch... (more)"

8. Chelsey

I am very loving and flexible.

Union Park, des moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsea has always loved dogs. She actually loves almost all animals. She has taken care of her own dog to the point that he is a faithful companion to her a... (more)"

9. Emma

Grad student, active sitter w/ refs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

1 repeat client

"Emma was great! My dog took right to her and she was able to be flexible and come at short notice. I would highly recommend! (more)"

10. Isabella

Dog care customized just for you!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Isabella is a dedicated and hardworking young woman who impressed me with her commitment and attention to detail. She took extra time to really understand my... (more)"

11. 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)"

12. Mackenzie

Let's run, walk, play, and pet!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mackenzie is the BEST! I have a large German Shepherd who is a ball of energy, but very sweet -I must add, anyway she handles him so well. She showers him ... (more)"

13. Amber

I'll play with your dogs and cats

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Amber for around 15 years . She is always someone that I can rely on! She is such a great person to be around, and always has a great attitude.... (more)"

14. Catherine

Who let the dogs out? I'd love to!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines , IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: Coming from a family that couldn't have dogs due to my mom's allergies, I took to the neighborhood and have been taking care of people's fur babies... (more)

15. 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)

16. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"My sister loves animals more than people. If there is any one I'd want watching my dog more than myself it is her. She is extremely trustworthy and passionat... (more)"

17. 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)

18. Emma

Home full-time for the summer!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emma has done an awesome job with my pup. I can tell that she is always well cared for and Emma's passion for dogs and their well being is incredible. I know... (more)"

19. Gaibrien

Home 24/7 - large fenced in yard

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50320

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)"

20. Tianna

Flexible w/lots of free time!

River Bend, des moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am new-ish to this field, but am working towards getting more experience and eventually certification as a groomer and trainer. I have volunteere... (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.
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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!

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