House Sitting in Drake, 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 a great sitter, she stayed at our home for 5 days and watched our German Shepherd, Luna. She was easy to get ahold of, sent photos, left the house cle… (more)"

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2. Amy Verified Background Check

Cat Mom and Dog Whisperer

Johnston, IA, 50131

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amy was amazing! She was our first experience using Rover and house sat for us. The experience was everything I had hoped for, Amy and Sweded all of our questi… (more)"

3. 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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4. Katie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Confident, Fun Loving and Gentle!

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Katie is so thoughtful and keeps us posted of what is going on with our babies. We appreciate her very much and the tranquility that she brings knowing everyon… (more)"

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5. 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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6. 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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7. Laura Verified Background Check

Lover of all fur babies

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Laura exceeded our expectations in every way! She was professional, responsible, trustworthy and super nice! She sent frequent pictures of our dog playing and… (more)"

8. 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)"

9. Jenny Verified Background Check

Compassionate, Energetic, Attentive

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jenny is Champ and Buddy’s best friend. We’re so lucky that she takes care of them that we’ve even been as far away as across an ocean and we knew they would s… (more)"

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10. Emily Verified Background Check

Your dog loves walks and so do I!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moinea, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Dog Walking

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

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11. Paige Verified Enhanced Background Check

Reliable, responsible pet sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Paige did an amazing job watching our animals! But it was more than that, she took care of our house and even ran the dishwasher! She was great at keeping us u… (more)"

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12. 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 doi… (more)"

13. Natalie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Downtown dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I started dog sitting as a kid, and now here I am - still doing it to this day! While I hope to get a dog of my own someday soon, you’ll find me livi… (more)

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14. 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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15. Lindsey Verified Background CheckRover 101

I'll love your dog like my own!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Finn had a great time with Lindsey and I will certainly use her again. She was very friendly and took Finn on walks. He even had his own bed and sleeping space. (more)"

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16. Sophia Verified Background Check

I love dogs!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sophia was excellent. She made our vacation less stressful, knowing that she was taking care of our doggie at our house rather then a kennel! She did an exce… (more)"

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17. Tiffany Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Registered Veterinary Technician

River Bend, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tiffany is a professional care taker for not only my pups and kittens but also for me. She has helped me understand how pets react to me. The benefit of leadin… (more)"

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18. Holly Verified Enhanced Background CheckRoverGO

Full time Walker and Animal lover!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Holly was great! She kept a good eye on Cooper while he was a little sick and I had to be away. I got lots of pictures and a detailed report when I came back! (more)"

19. 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)

20. Hannah Hope Verified Background Check

Responsible Puppy and Kitty Lover!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: Hello! My name is Hannah and I have been a pet sitting dogs and cats for many years now. My first job ever as a child was cat sitting, and I am exci… (more)

Pet parents in Drake, Des Moines, IA love dog sitters on Rover.com. 540 owners have reviewed sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating, and 92% of pet parents live within a short drive of a dog sitter on Rover. That means Rover is the perfect place to go when you're search for loving, safe care for your best friend. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a day on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

Rover offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog and your home, turn to Rover for your Drake, Des Moines house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Drake, Des Moines, IA who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at home. Search from hundreds of trusted Drake house sitters near you, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. Then, when you're ready, book and pay for your dog's stay all through Rover: it's easy, safe, and cashless. You get free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and cute photo updates throughout the stay. It's the easiest way to find trustworthy house sitters in Drake, Des Moines, IA for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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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 Drake, 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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