House Sitting in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. Jermaina Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

student & animal lover

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Came home to a clean house and happy dogs. I got lots of pictures while i was away and knew my pups were being well taken care of. Highly recommend using Jer... (more)"

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2. Winter Verified Background CheckRover 101

Farm girl, ❤️animals & hard work!

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Winter loves animals! Dogs, cats, rabbits, goats, cows, and horses. She can take care of them all. She is very responsible, kind, and dependable. She is defi... (more)"

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3. Katie Verified Background CheckRover 101

I love pets of all kinds!

ankeny, IA, 50021

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie did a great job with our fur babies. They were happy and well taken care of!! I highly recommend her and plan to use her services again. ? (more)"

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4. Robert Verified Background Check

Retired/Full-Time Animal Lover

Altoona, IA, 50009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bob is wonderful! He dog sat my two dogs at my house over the holiday weekend. He gave me several updates on the dogs each day, so I knew what they were up t... (more)"

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5. Katlin Verified Background Check

As if they were my own

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katlin was so considerate with us and our two doggies. She house sat for us while we were out of town. We've got a puppy, Peach and a 5 year old, Zelda. Peac... (more)"

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6. Fin Verified Background Check

Dog Loving Social Worker

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Fin does such a great job taking care of our 4 legged kids. She was attentive when we were showing her the ropes and didn’t miss a beat. We were able to leav... (more)"

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7. Robin Verified Background Check

A dog lover helping pet parents

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Robin took amazing care of our pets and left the house is perfect condition. Very trustworthy. We have a special needs dog and she was soooo good with her! 1... (more)"

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8. Jen Verified Enhanced Background Check

I have such a love for dogs!!!🐾💕

Altoona, IA, 50009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jen is very caring. She'll treat your dog like her own. She loves and spoils her beagle. My dog always enjoys seeing her. Very caring, respectful dog caregiver. (more)"

9. Amanda Verified Background Check

I will take care of your furry baby

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda is a pro! I couldn't have asked for a more compassionate and responsible person to watch my pup while I was out of town for a week. She understood all... (more)"

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10. Kaila Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fenced in backyard - photo updates!

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Bodhi loved staying with Kaila and Hamm. I’m not sure she wanted to come home! Kaila provided excellent care to our aging lab, and her black lab Hamm was als... (more)"

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11. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Our dog loved having Erin come stay! She had great communication and we loved getting pictures while we were away from home. Erin took our dog on lots of wal... (more)"

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12. Alyssandra Verified Background Check

I can't wait to meet your furbaby!

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"I've known Aly personally for years. She has a passion for animals and genuinely cares. She will go above and beyond. Rest assured your pet is in great hands!! (more)"

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13. Kendra Verified Background Check

Lover of all animals!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kendra was amazing!! She came over to our home prior to house/dog sitting to meet our babies. She kept us updated while we were away with how the dogs were d... (more)"

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14. Sean Verified Background Check

Dog and Cat Fantasy Getaway

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I have been taking care of animals since I was five years old. I used to train our dogs and also have experience in administering medications. Fo... (more)

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15. Meredith Verified Background Check

Love time with four-legged friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"Meredith did a great job with puppy Rusty. She stayed overnight and kept him busy on a cold winter day and evening. Her report was very complete and Rusty l... (more)"

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16. Lyndsey Verified Background Check

LET ME CARE FOR YOUR BABIES

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"We r going to use Again , very nice lady (more)"

17. Kate Verified Background CheckRover 101

Puppy Date with Kate

Accent, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Kate was wonderful to work with and somehow managed to win over my two very shy shelter dogs during her stay at my home. One of my dogs got ill right befor... (more)"

18. Stephanie Verified Background Check

Dogs & cats are my kind of people!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ruby seemed pretty excited when Stephanie came to stay with her. She pottied her regularly, made sure that she had food, water and treats. She even put her j... (more)"

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19. Erica Verified Background Check

Dog Loving Home

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

About: I’ve taken care of dogs of all breeds and sizes since I was 17 years old. Family, friends, neighbors and coworkers have all trusted me to walk, bab... (more)

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20. Allison Verified Background Check

Animal whisperer

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Our two dachshunds seemed to love Allison! We came home after a week away to happy and healthy dogs, a clean house, and a summary of her stay. She even broug... (more)"

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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Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Douglas Acres, Des Moines donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Des Moines.

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