House Sitting in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

1. Hayley

Grand View Student

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"It was with some fear and trepidation that we were asking a complete stranger to come into our home and sit our pets (dog and cat) and our home for the first... (more)"

2. Kourtney

Let your dogs vacation with me!

Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have had a complete variation of animals since I was a young girl and at the age of 19 got my first "own" pet. I have been pet and house sitting ... (more)

3. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

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

7 repeat clients

"Krystal was amazing while we were gone! I'm so lucky to have found her and I know Molly is also! She communicated with us daily and helped this week away not... (more)"

4. Ashley

Dog Lover

Bondurant, IA, 50035

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

3 repeat clients

"Ashley was great. She took the time to come meet me and the dogs first to make sure everyone was comfortable. She kept me updated while I was away & the dog... (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

1 repeat client

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. 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)"

7. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brianna did a good job taking care of our dog and cats while we were gone. And when our planned leaving and return times got shifted, she was very accommodat... (more)"

8. 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 amazing. The second she walked in the door to meet our pups we were instantly comfortable...not to mention the dogs ran to her as if they were best... (more)"

9. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

10. Lindsay

Relax! We are going to have fun!

Johnston, IA, 50131

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Lindsay Scarborough for over 15 years and she has always been an animal lover. From her childhood of raising dogs, rabbits, ferrets, and cats sh... (more)"

11. 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)

12. Sara

Experienced, energetic animal lover

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sara watched our dog over Thanksgiving and it was really a load off our minds to know our dog and house were in caring, capable hands. Sara gave us daily up... (more)"

13. Megan

I'm very connected with animals!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been with dogs almost my entire life. I aspired to be a vet all the way through high school and I even provided amateur vet services on my m... (more)

14. Darren

Responsible,reliable, caring.

Des Moines , IA, 50317

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

"I have known Darren for many years. I feel he would be an excellent dog sitter with Rover.com. I've witnessed his interaction with his own dog, Sammy. She wa... (more)"

15. Katie

Your pet and I are best friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Katie was wonderful! I felt comfortable leaving her with my keys and my fur babies from the time I met her! We loved getting some pictures while we were out ... (more)"

16. Adam

Unconditional love for all dogs

Drake, Des moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Have been caring for dogs my entire life, dogs are just what make me happy. I love to play with all kinds of dogs. As far as care go, I always star... (more)

17. Alexandra

Pet Lover!

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50310

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

"No problems with the drop off and pick up, overfed a little but not too bad. (more)"

18. Andrea

Pawsitively Playful Pup Sitter

East Village, Des Moines , IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Andrea came over to meet our crew before our trip. She was super nice and positive. It made us feel good about leaving our babies with her. We were gone f... (more)"

19. Arran

Very flexible and experienced.

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Arran is very responsible and loves all animals. He has taken care of our family dog when we have been out of town. Our dog has to have daily medication and ... (more)"

20. Kim

Experienced dog handler/groomer

Des moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Spent 5 years managing a dog boarding kennel & in-home visits & 3 years grooming individual dogs. Currently have 2 dogs of my own (an English Bull... (more)

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Dog owners in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA love booking house sitting with sitters on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed house sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking house sitting can be super affordable, no matter where you live. Trust us, we think you'll be pleasantly surprised. Curious what it might cost to book house sitting with Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before reaching out and starting a conversation with a house sitter near you in Douglas Acres.

As dog lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your dog when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Douglas Acres house sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted dog sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a house sitter in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA who meets your and your dog'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 dog, 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 dog lovers pet sitters and dog walkers.

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