Pet Sitting & Drop Ins in Drake, Des Moines, IA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

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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

"Kaila was amazing! She’s a natural dog lover and incredibly trust worthy. I highly recommend her and will definitely use her again. (more)"

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2. 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 is very personable and did a great job with our 3 kitties. We would recommend her and would use her services again. (more)"

Active and Accepting Requests (incl. from Essential Workers)
3. Katie Verified Background Check

Pro Pet Aunt! Will snuggle!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie does a great job communicating with us throughout the process - all the way from booking to after her visit with our dogs have ended. She is very accom... (more)"

4. Lisa Verified Background Check

Dog Lover

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"The pups love Lisa and she is always so friendly and helpful! I can tell she really cares about animals and making sure they get what they need. Will continu... (more)"

5. Summer Verified Background Check

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, 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)"

6. Megan Verified Background Check

I treat your animals like my own!

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"Excellent care of my buddy! I knew right away when I met megan she was the right person for my dog! (more)"

7. Deborah Verified Background Check

Safe, warm, happy Urbandale home!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Drop-In Visits

"Highly recommend Deborah for all of your pet and house-sitting needs! She is dependable, detail-oriented, and will care for your fur kids and home as if they... (more)"

8. Lindsey Verified Background CheckRover 101

I'll love your dog like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Lindsey is super amazing and flexible and she is great with my 4 month old mutt, which can be a lot of work. I feel completely leaving my key under the door ... (more)"

9. Robin Verified Background Check

A dog lover helping pet parents

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Robin is an amazing dog sitter who truly cares about dogs, communicates about everything and sends us updates along the way. We are so lucky to have found so... (more)"

10. Katelyn Verified Background Check

Will love your furry family members

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katelyn is amazing and our puppies love her! She very clearly loves your pets like they are family. I had such peace of mind knowing Luna and Apollo were bei... (more)"

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11. Katie Verified Background Check

Wanna' go for a walk?

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie was great. Did 12 visits over 6 days. Was very quick to respond anytime I reached out and even brought up my trashcan and brought in the mail. Would ... (more)"

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12. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin's second visit taking care of my cats was just as good as the first! She kept their messes tidy and their bellies full, and was willing to go the extra ... (more)"

13. Brad & Sundie Verified Enhanced Background Check

Welcome to The Rescue Ranch!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Brad is absolutely INCREDIBLE with animals! I have trusted him with mine many many times and they always come back happy, healthy, and content. Brad has a sp... (more)"

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14. Lauren Verified Background Check

Teacher and pup lover!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Lauren is absolutely great with dogs. From her family dog Cody, to our dog Lola, to the couple dogs we have dog sat for friends over the past couple years, t... (more)"

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15. Autumn Verified Background Check

Animal Behavior student, dog lover!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Autumn has never worked for me in the traditional sense, because I'm one of her professors. I teach animal behavior and biological conservation. I have known... (more)"

16. Jessica Verified Background Check

Crazy Dog Lady!!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50021

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Repeat Visit. Jessica was amazing to be available last minute. Will continue to use her service. You (more)"

17. Taylor Verified Background Check

Home full-time, HUGE animal lover

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor is great with our pup Baxter. She does a great job letting me know her availability and being willing to drop by when I ask for a last minute check i... (more)"

18. 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

"We really appreciated Jeremy coming over to meet us & our dog & agreeing to care for our dog with very little notice. It was very comforting to have Jeremy t... (more)"

19. Emily Verified Background Check

Freelancer with a flexible schedule

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

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

"Emily has cared for my chihuahua mix while I've been out of town, and has frequently taken care of him when we lived together as roommates. She is very atten... (more)"

20. Ally Verified Background Check

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, 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)"

When it comes to pet sitting, dog owners in Drake, Des Moines, IA love Rover.com. Over 540 owners have reviewed sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. The cost of pet sitting in Drake may surprise you - in a good way. That's because there's a pet sitter on Rover for nearly every price range and lifestyle. Curious about how much it you can expect to pay for pet sitting on Rover? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your pets and check in on you home, turn to Rover. It's easy to find a loving Drake pet sitter on Rover who'll give your pet one-on-one attention while you're away, and take care of your home. Search from hundreds of trusted pet sitters in Drake, Des Moines, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your pet(s). 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 house and pet sitter all through Rover: it's easy, safe, and cashless. You'll have the peace of mind knowing that your sitter has free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and will send you cute photo updates throughout the stay. Rover is the easiest way to find trustworthy Drake pet sitters and avoid the kennel.

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