House Sitting in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA

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Rose T.
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Purrfect Service to Wag for!Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Rose was fantastic! She took excellent care of my two dogs and let me know how they were doing throughout her stay. She made us all feel comfortable from the mi… (more)

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$27
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Kali W.
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passionate about pet care :)Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Kali grew up with two dogs, a minature dachshund and a bichon. She was attentive to their needs and very loving with them. She took them for long walks- did n… (more)

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$30
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Jordyn W.
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Dependable dog lover!Carpenter, Des Moines, IA, 50311
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jordyn was awesome! She sent us pictures of Lily while we were away. I would recommend Jordyn to anyone looking for someone to watch their animals! (more)

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$40
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Sandra D.
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Dogs and cats are my passion.Des Moines, IA, 50315
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

The entire experience was positive from start to finish. Sandra responded quickly, arrived at the requested time, and did a wonderful job sitting with our 2 sma… (more)

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$40
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Sarah C.
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Animal Science DegreeWest Des Moines, IA, 50265
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Sarah did a fantastic job. It was my first time using her services, but I definitely will again. She was very attentive and communicated with me all weekend. I … (more)

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$40
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Confirmed availability: Memorial Day
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Lover of snuggly dogs and cats <3Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Madi was fantastic! Wrigley is a high energy dog and he got daily trips to the dog park and even a trip to the pet store. We really appreciated the daily update… (more)

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$35
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Animals are Angels on EarthMerle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Erin watched my fur babies the past two weekends, I am so impressed with how great she treated them! They were so happy to see her come over each night. (I hav… (more)

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$55
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Confirmed availability: Memorial Day
Pet lover with lots of experienceSherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Jessica is AMAZING! (more)

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$25
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I've never met a pet I didn't likeBeaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

The words I can not explain. She is actually Fantastic. She stayed and listened to everything, even with bear having surgery and all of his needs. So happy. Boo… (more)

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$30
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Caring and Experienced SitterDowntown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

As always our dogs are completely worn out after a weekend with Korina! Even in the freezing cold temperatures, she let the dogs out, ran them and fed them - ma… (more)

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$25
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Pet lover without her own petDes Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Megan is the best! Whenever I travel (whether for a long weekend or 2 week long vacation), I always trust her to take care of my dog and my house. She would tak… (more)

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$26
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Pet Photographer & Cat Mom!North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

Sarah was amazing with our dogs. One of our pups is VERY shy and Sarah was so patient with him, by the end of the week he was snuggling with her. She sent daily… (more)

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$60
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I'll treat your dog like my own!Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Alyssa did a great job keeping Kodak company and taking care of his food, water, and litter. She sent me updates even when he was hiding and couldn't send a pho… (more)

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$40
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Confirmed availability: Memorial Day
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I want to give you peace of mind!River Bend, Des Moines, IA, 50314
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Chelsie is awesome to work with! I’ve used Rover twice because it’s difficult to travel with two dogs over 70 lbs. She made the extra effort to schedule a tim… (more)

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$100
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Engineer by day, dog lover by nightDowntown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Andrea stayed at our house and watched the sogs over a ling weekend. She gave us updates on the pets, was on time, met with us before she watched the dogs and a… (more)

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$60
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Compassionate, Energetic, AttentiveNorth Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

We are so thankful we came across Jenny on Rover. It’s obvious Jenny loved our dog well and we took comfort knowing our home was in good hands. We will absolute… (more)

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$40
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Active, Attentive, and Dog-Loving!Des Moines, IA, 50309
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking
15 years of experience

About: I've grown up in a house of 4 dogs my whole life and I've trained over 14 dogs. I currently have my own dog who is well-socialized and bell-trained. … (more)

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$26
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I love dogs and they love me.River Bend, DES MOINES, IA, 50314
Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

Jessie is great with animals. She'll treat your furry friend like it was her own and give it plenty of attention. She's very responsible and trustworthy. (more)

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$35
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Ready to Love On Your Fur Baby!East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Emily is wonderful! I own a dog facility in downtown Fort Worth and Emily volunteered for us while she was in high school and she’s amazing! Wonderful with the … (more)

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$23
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Dog and Animal LoverDowntown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309
House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

Alanna was great, super helpful and the pets loved her (more)

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$45
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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.

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