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. 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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2. 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 an amazing job with our dog Jax while we were out of town for 4 days. She stayed at our house and provided photo updates of him each and every d... (more)"

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3. 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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4. 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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5. 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)"

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6. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin is so awesome. I felt totally comfortable with Erin knowing that she would take excellent care of my pup! I knew from our first meeting that I would no... (more)"

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7. 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)"

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8. Jonnie Verified Enhanced Background Check

Love Them Like My Own

URBANDALE, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jonnie was a great sitter! She was very accommodating with our special requests, made sure that my dog got her medicine on time, she got up early and took he... (more)"

9. 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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10. Emily Verified Background Check

Complete dog lover

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Emily is great and patient, which was a plus when dealing with my puppy. He's very sweet, but timid, and she took her time in order to let him become familia... (more)"

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11. 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)"

12. Taylor Verified Background Check

Home full-time, HUGE animal lover

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have not met any other person who is as good with dogs then Taylor. Dogs just seem to fall in love with her. Taylor has so much patience when it comes to t... (more)"

13. 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)"

14. 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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15. 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)"

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16. Casandra Verified Background Check

No bark is too loud!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I needed a dog sitter overnight at the last minute and chose Casandra on Rover.com. Casandra did a great job taking care of my dog, Happy! Happy is often anx... (more)"

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17. Alanna Verified Background CheckRover 101

Dog and Animal Lover

Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

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

18. 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)"

19. 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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20. Amber Verified Background Check

Friendly loving dog/cat person!

Woodland Heights, Des moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber is great with animals. She had three pet golden retrievers and a cat growing up, and is now currently the owner of two cats. She loves her pets and tak... (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.

A Daily Treat: A Blog by Rover

Rover's got you covered, even when you don't need a pet sitter or dog walker. Check out our blog for pictures of adorable dogs, help on your biggest dog-related questions, and more:

Book a Stay, Donate to a Cause

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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