Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Downtown Des Moines, 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. Summer

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Summer responded to us quickly and was very easy to work with on times and arrangements, especially since we were asking for the next day! She sent AWESOME p... (more)"

2. Jill

Home full time & large fenced yard

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Jill is wonderful! My 3 dogs go absolutely bonkers when they know they are going to over to Jill's, they love her and she loves them! It's like a mini vacati... (more)"

3. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Sydney is a great dog-sitter! My pup always has a great time with her and she’ll take care of your fur baby as if it was her own! (more)"

4. Sarah

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I have been house and pet sitting for friends, family, and co-workers for about six years. I enjoy spending quality time with dogs and treating the... (more)

5. Ally

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Having never used Rover.com I had no idea what to expect. After meeting with Ally I had no doubts that she would be able to handle my dogs while we were out ... (more)"

6. Jasmyn

Will run w/dog and have toys!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jasmyn has been a dog sitter for us on many occasions when my family have gone on vacation, she is a great young lady, very determined and focused on whateve... (more)"

7. Katie

Reliable, life-long dog lover

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie was fantastic to work with! She was available to meet me and my dogs and help me on short notice and it was obvious she took great care of them on the... (more)"

8. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca loves dogs and has been great when watching my lab! She is responsible and always takes my dog out on adventures! I’d recommend her to anyone. (more)"

9. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've never not had a dog in my home, and animals and I have a special bond. My first job was taking care of dogs in a doggie day care. When I lived... (more)

10. Allyson

Dogs are family & deserve the best!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Allyson was great! She asked the right questions to understand Nora’s needs and took great care of her during her visit. Nora loves Allyson and we will defin... (more)"

11. Hailey

Health for the whole family

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hailey did a great job. She kept us informed and sent great pictures of Jersey having a great time with her. (more)"

12. Eric

Experienced and reliable caretaker

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Eric is a great dog walker. He is incredibly reliable, and I have known him to always go above and beyond taking caring of fur friends. As a friend of his, I... (more)"

13. Payton

Will care for dog like it's my own.

Martin Luther King Jr Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

About: I have been around dogs my whole life. They are, in my opinion, the best companion someone can have. I have had experience with pretty much all siz... (more)

14. Sydney

Shelter volunteer + dog lover

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sydney is the most reliable person that I know, in addition incredible dog lover. You can be sure your pup will be in good hands when left with her! (more)"

15. Amy

A Walk a Day Keeps the Vet Away

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I requested drop-in visits with only 2 days notice when I found out I needed to leave town for work. Thankfully Amy agreed to help me out even though we’ve n... (more)"

16. Justin

Home full time, lot of running area

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

About: Love dogs, nonabusive. Only use yes and no commands, as well as treats, to reward dogs. I've had 2 prior dogs in my live as well as one service do... (more)

17. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

18. Tina

Ready to play with your pup!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tina babysat my sweet pug while he attended a pug themed birthday party and he had a BLAST. She made sure to keep me updated on how he was doing and sent pho... (more)"

19. Jared

Energetic, passionate dog lover

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I'm a young professional with a love for pets of all kind! I grew up on a dairy farm in upstate, New York and have cared for a variety of dogs, cat... (more)

20. Jill

Wannabe dog owner!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is absolutely amazing with animals and treats everyone's pet like they're her own. Jill is eager to take care of my dog, Lily, when I'm not around -- an... (more)"

Dog owners in Downtown Des Moines, IA love booking pet sitting with sitters on Rover.com. Over 15 pet owners have reviewed pet sitters in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, giving them an average rating of 5.0/5 stars. Booking pet 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 pet sitting with Rover? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before reaching out and starting a conversation with a pet sitter near you in Downtown.

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