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. 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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2. 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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3. 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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4. 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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5. 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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6. 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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7. 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)"

8. Katelyn Verified Background Check

Will love your furry family members

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"The dogs seemed relaxed when we returned and that always a good sign. Katelyn took good care of the house and watering all my flowers. ? (more)"

9. Abigail Verified Background Check

Sunshine and Slobber

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"As always she was amazing! Not only does she take great care of our doggies she left the sweetest surprise for us. Our Christmas trees is covered in our daug... (more)"

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10. Alanna Verified Background CheckRover 101

Dog and Animal Lover

Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alanna is a kind-hearted and animal-loving individual. She loves her dogs deeply and whenever she is home with them, she dotes on them with attention and lot... (more)"

11. Brittany Verified Background Check

Trustworthy sitter in Des Moines

Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brittany helped keep our recently adopted girl, Aurora, company while we were away. Brittany visited Aurora regularly, fed her, and took her for walks. Auror... (more)"

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12. Alexandra Verified Background Check

Best dog walker in the world

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

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

"Alex is a wonderful dog sitter! I would recommend her to any one. I have a 2 year old German Shepherd and 12 year old Yorkie. She is very accommodating with ... (more)"

13. 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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14. Amy Verified Background CheckRover 101

A Walk a Day Keeps the Vet Away

Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amy is so wonderful and we completely trust her to take care of our little guy when we’re away. She communicates well, confirms expectations, and sends sweet... (more)"

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15. Tabatha Verified Background Check

Energetic Animal Lover - Fenced Yd

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Tabatha did a great job with our pup! Walks, dog park, cuddle time - she kept our Gwen active and sent a lot of photos and was great about keeping in touch. (more)"

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16. Kelcie Verified Background Check

Enthusiastic, first rate pet care!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"Kelcie is very passionate about animals and takes excellent care of my dogs every time I need help with them, she’s an outdoor enthusiast and takes my dogs o... (more)"

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17. Ellie Verified Enhanced Background Check

I love pets like they’re my own!

Ingersoll Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ellie did a great job watching our 4 dogs and 1 cat for 4 days. We are particular and careful about who we have stay with our pets and hiring Ellie was a gre... (more)"

18. 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

"Thank you so much for taking such good care of my fur baby and my other critters as well as my house. I appreciate it so much and would have you back anytime. (more)"

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19. 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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20. Jeremy Verified Background Check

I love dogs with my heart and soul.

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jeremy is the ideal pet sitter. He arrived several minutes before the desired time so he could touch up on all of my house rules and the desired schedule. He... (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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