Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

1. Marissa

Home full-time/safe fenced backyard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"I have a very old miniature dachshund who is temperamental and needs a lot of extra love. Marissa watched her for two weeks. Marissa is very caring and atten... (more)"

2. Amber

I'll play with your dogs and cats

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber took care of our elderly cat for for over a week. She took time to make friends with him and send pictures everyday. She also left the feeding area c... (more)"

3. Chelsea

Happy to cater to your dog’s needs!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsea loves animals! She cared for our pet for almost 13 years and they were best friends. She is a caring and responsible person who seeks to ensure tha... (more)"

4. Lori

We love furry friends!!!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

3 repeat clients

"We love Lori! She was amazing with our animals, sent pictures and daily updates. We knew everyone was well taken care of and SO well loved while we were away... (more)"

5. Breanne

Huge yard - let's play and snuggle!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

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

1 repeat client

"I have known Bre for many years. She is a very responsible and timely person and will take great care of your dog! Bre frequently watches my two puppies and ... (more)"

6. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

4 repeat clients

"Morgan was kind enough to send me a photo of the visit and our dog seemed super chill when we got home. Excellent service. (more)"

7. Dan

Dogs > Humans

King-Irving Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Daniel looked after our German Shepard Nancy for a few days while we were on vacation. He is a good friend so we knew we could trust him to look after her an... (more)"

8. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

78 repeat clients

"PHENOMINAL caregivers!!! Exactly the environment we have been searching to find for our boys when we need to be out of town!! We feel very fortunate our boys... (more)"

9. Lori

I love dogs!

Altoona, IA, 50009

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Lori was AWESOME!! She went above and beyond to make sure our two kitties were well cared for and loved while we were away on vacation. I would book her agai... (more)"

10. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Anna was fantastic! Great communication and updated me each time she visited my pets. I will certainly be asking Anna to watch my pets in the future! 5 stars... (more)"

11. Jodi

Super Responsible and Trustworthy!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Jodi is a good and reliable choice to take care of your pets. She is an animal lover for sure and has pets of her own. Jodi is reliable and you can count o... (more)"

12. Sara

Dog gone good sitter&house keeper

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Sara stays with our dogs when ever we can get her! (She watches our daughters 2 dogs and 2 cats too) We have a very frightened puppy mill dog, he doesn’t com... (more)"

13. Andrew

I'll run with your dog!

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Andrew was absolutely fantastic with Elsinore! I'm very particular about everything, and Andrew went out of his way to make sure he took care of my cat just ... (more)"

14. Alexis

I love brushing and cuddling dogs!

Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

About: I love all dogs, I have always had a dog or helped take care of a dog since I was 7 years old. I am now 22. I work at Buffalo Wild Wings in ankeny ... (more)

15. Bailey

dogs deserve the best we can give

Ankeny, IA, 50032

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bailey dog-sat for us while we traveled for several days. Prior to our trip, she stopped by the house to get the lay of the land, and to meet Cisco. Cisco is... (more)"

16. Trish

Let me spoil your fur-kids!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits

About: Experienced fur-mom that has experience with behavioral and medical issues. Able to provide supervision, stimulation and a safe environment for you... (more)

17. Kirsten

Ready on call

Accent, Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"She does a great job taking care of my Rottweilers and you know she loves them. Great sitter! She keeps them active and very happy (more)"

18. 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

1 repeat client

"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)"

19. 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)"

20. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"I highly recommend Lisa for any pet care needs. Upon meeting her for the first time, I knew she would be kind, patient, and trustworthy. She has excellent c... (more)"

Dog lovers in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA love pet sitters on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed pet sitters on Rover in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. No matter what your price range is, you might be surprised to learn how affordable pet sitting in Des Moines can be when you book with Rover. Wondering how much it might cost to book pet sitting? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before contacting a pet sitter near you.

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