House Sitting in Drake, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"We had a great experience using Rebecca to sit at our house to care for our 3 dogs over the holidays while we were out of state. Not many sitters want to ta... (more)"

2. Megan

Adventure pup & adventure fur-mom!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

4 repeat clients

"Megan communicated throughout the stay and was obviously a dog person. We will definitely hire her again. (more)"

3. Atalie

Your dog is in good hands!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Atalie was great! It was my first time using Rover & first time leaving my old man with someone for an extended period of time, but Rover & Atalie made it mu... (more)"

4. Bailey

Bailey Jo's fun pet vacation

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

6 repeat clients

"Bailey was amazing! We are so happy to have had the opportunity to have her take care of our 2 Bulldogs and Cat while we were away for a few days. Since our ... (more)"

5. Chelsey

I am very loving and flexible.

Union Park, des moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsea has always loved dogs. She actually loves almost all animals. She has taken care of her own dog to the point that he is a faithful companion to her a... (more)"

6. Mackenzie

Let's run, walk, play, and pet!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mackenzie is the BEST! I have a large German Shepherd who is a ball of energy, but very sweet -I must add, anyway she handles him so well. She showers him ... (more)"

7. Claire

High-Energy Dog Lover <3

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting

3 repeat clients

"Claire was fantastic! She was incredibly responsive whenever we reached out to her, and we can tell that she really understood and appreciated the unique per... (more)"

8. Heaven

Will spoil with lots of love!

Kirkwood Glen, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Heaven did a great job watching our two dogs and allowed us a worry free trip. (more)"

9. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Stacey stayed at my home while I traveled. She's professional, reliable, great with my dog, good communicator. Highly recommend! (more)"

10. Chace

Ill walk your dog down my last name

North Of Grand, des moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Chace really helped us out when we needed someone to watch our dog Simon when he wasn't feeling well and we couldn't stay home with him. He was responsive a... (more)"

11. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Lisa was great. She took the time to come meet us and spent time getting to know the dogs, their routine & habits. Everything went smoothly with her stay. Sh... (more)"

12. Angie

Angie's 8th St. Doggie Daycare

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Angie is such a wonderful soul and has done a tremendous job at taking care of our precious dogs. She really shows her love and care towards them and knows e... (more)"

13. Calvin

I love dogs and making others happy

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Calvin is a responsible and caring person who loves animals and will be a reliable worker for anyone looking to hire him to watch their dog. (more)"

14. Laurel

Dog mom ❤

Beaverdale, DES MOINES, IA, 50310

House Sitting

9 repeat clients

"Laurel was fantastic! My Luna is a hyperactive girl, and Laurel handled her just fine. Lu has never been good with boarding—she doesn't eat or play while she... (more)"

15. Kourtney

Let your dogs vacation with me!

Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I have had a complete variation of animals since I was a young girl and at the age of 19 got my first "own" pet. I have been pet and house sitting ... (more)

16. Cassie

I just love dogs!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"I have a hyperactive large dog and Cassie has really gone out of her way to learn how to handle his size, learn his tricks, and let him know she is in charge... (more)"

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17. Jennifer

Bones Jones Playcare

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

"I am Jenny's Mom. Since she was a toddler she has been an animal lover. She even won an award in 1st grade for being just that. She loves animals and has ... (more)"

18. Rainie

Experience with all types of dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I love all pets, but dogs have always been one of my favorites. I grew up in a house with numerous dogs, but I've recently moved away to go to scho... (more)

19. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brianna did a good job taking care of our dog and cats while we were gone. And when our planned leaving and return times got shifted, she was very accommodat... (more)"

20. Juna

I love any and all dogs!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have taken care of my own dogs, along with watching them for my professors and friends. I can take care of any kind and would love to do so! I am... (more)

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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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