House Sitting in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin was amazing! My dog adored her right away at the meat and greet. Erin is so kind and sent daily updates and pictures. I booked last minute and had no idea… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
2. Jermaina Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

student & animal lover

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jermaina was AMAZING! I was worried about leaving my little girl, because it was my first time. She made it feel like my bestie was watching her for me! It end… (more)"

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3. Katlin Verified Background Check

As if they were my own

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katlin was able to help me out in a pinch. She was great with the dogs and communication. I was able to enjoy the quick trip knowing she was there for them. Wi… (more)"

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4. Sarah Verified Background Check

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"Sarah was so good with my critters! When she stayed overnights here, it was brutally cold. She took the time to coax my dog into wearing her booties... Not exa… (more)"

5. Alexis Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dog lover with lots of experience!

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alexis helped me out with a puppy when I was in a tough spot! She went above and beyond to make sure Oakley was cared after and loved while I was gone - includ… (more)"

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6. Emily Verified Background Check

Your dog loves walks and so do I!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moinea, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily was great with our dog! Also appreciated the updates from her when we were gone. (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
7. Emily Verified Background Check

Pet loving home

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"I am so glad we found someone we can trust with our dog! Emily is responsible, trustworthy, and caring. We get so nervous leaving him but everything went great… (more)"

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8. Laura Verified Background Check

Lover of all fur babies

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"I’m so happy we choose Laura to watch our dog amelia last weekend! Laura was great with dealing with our dog who has horrible anxiety. She made her feel safe. … (more)"

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9. Kelly Verified Background Check

Animal Lover

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I was very happy to find Kelly, she is a true animal lover and takes amazing care of my two dogs. one of my dogs is slightly difficult to handle but, I have no… (more)"

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10. Sophia Verified Background Check

Attentive and Caring!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sophia watched our two dogs and house sat for us during a short weekend away. She texted updates and took great care of the dogs. She was responsive and accomm… (more)"

11. Tamijha Verified Background Check

Animals have a big place in my ❤️

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Tamijha took care of my Gloria while I was away for work and she did a wonderful job!! super reliable and really cares deeply for the animals. I highly recomme… (more)"

12. Jenny Verified Background Check

Compassionate, Energetic, Attentive

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jenny did a wonderful job house sitting for our corgi. She followed all of my instructions (and I’ll be the first to admit I can be a crazy dog mom) and sent p… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
13. Lexie & Matthew Verified Background Check

Flexible fun loving dog sitter

Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

About: My dogs are a huge part of my life. I have always had dogs growing up. I currently have 3 that I consider mine! Two live at my parent’s house because… (more)

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14. Jillian Verified Background Check

Animal lover and school teacher♥️

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jillian is one of the kindest, most hard working people I know! She is a full-time Elementary school teacher who has a passion for dogs and exercise on the sid… (more)"

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15. Hannah Verified Enhanced Background Check

Used to caring for high energy dogs

Capitol View South, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hannah stayed at our home and took care of our dog, Jade, for a week over the Christmas holiday. Hannah was kind enough to stop by for a meet and greet before … (more)"

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16. Patricia Verified Background Check

Experienced and caring petsitter

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"I was so pleased with Tricia's work. Ordinarily we use a boarding kennel when we leave town, but last minute Spring Break plans meant no room at the inn for m… (more)"

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17. Nicole Verified Background Check

Animal Lover Here to Help!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Nicole was very accommodating to our situation. She was willing to allow our puppy to stay with her as well as come to our home to take care of our two boys. S… (more)"

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18. Tiffany Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Registered Veterinary Technician

River Bend, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hello I just want to start off by saying that Tiffany is a wonderful girl. She's carrying and you can see that she really loves her animals. I had an accident… (more)"

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19. Becca Verified Background Check

Pet sitter who is family

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Becca has dog (and cat) sat for us for years. She loves our fur babies and takes great care of them. I know they get lots of snuggles and I'm updated with cute… (more)"

20. Jordan Verified Background Check

Vegetarian friendly animal lover :)

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I’ve taken care of pets since I can remember, I’ve had many dogs and have pet sit since I could drive. I am a huge animal lover and I’m even vegetari… (more)

When it comes to house sitting, dog owners in Downtown Des Moines, IA love Rover.com. Over 15 owners have reviewed sitters in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, giving them an average rating of 5.0/5. The cost of house sitting in Downtown may surprise you - in a good way. That's because there's a house sitter on Rover for nearly every price range and lifestyle. Curious about how much it you can expect to pay for house sitting on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

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 Downtown 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 Downtown 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 Downtown, 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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