Pet Sitting & Drop Ins in Drake Park, 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. Heather Verified Background Check

I love dogs, they are people too

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Heather was awesome!!! Took lots of pictures and checked in on time. Will definitely have her again. Harper loved her. She even took him for quick walks in the… (more)"

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2. Meredith Verified Background Check

Love time with four-legged friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Meredith was great! I have 3 dogs and they are very high maintenance, they have diapers and weird feeding routines, she did great with all of them! (more)"

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3. Jill Verified Background CheckRover 101

Large fenced yard & LOVES dogs!!

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill was wonderful! My cat is very shy around new people, and he warmed up to her after just one drop in visit! I highly recommend her (more)"

4. Alyssa Verified Background Check

A pets comfort is #1

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"Alyssa has a strong love for all animals! She’s never met a dog she didn’t fall in love with. Alyssa is very compassionate and caring. Your pets will be in the… (more)"

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5. 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

"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 ma… (more)"

6. 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 some… (more)"

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7. Summer Verified Background Check

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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 pic… (more)"

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8. MK Verified Background Check

Active, young adult pet sitter

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"MK would be the perfect sitter for your pet! She not only has experience, growing up with dogs, but also has a puppy of her own. She is compassionate, attentiv… (more)"

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9. Adam Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

A dog’s best friend :)

Drake Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Adam was great with my dog, Kirby! You can tell he’s an animal lover. Our stand-offish cat even took to him. If you knew our cat, that is saying a lot! (more)"

10. Jeremy Verified Background Check

I love dogs with my heart and soul.

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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 tak… (more)"

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11. 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 was the best!! I have two dogs that can sometimes be difficult with strangers. She built a bond with them and my boys were happy with her and everything … (more)"

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12. Kennedy Verified Background Check

Hey! my names Kennedy!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Well done with Stella today. Appreciate the assist. You're winning her over. (more)"

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13. Jillian Verified Background Check

Animal lover and school teacher♥️

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jillian did a great job checking in on my cat while I was out of town. She always let me know when she was on the way, and always sent me photos and let me kno… (more)"

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14. 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 mi… (more)"

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15. Nicole Verified Background Check

Animal Lover Here to Help!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Thank you Nicole for helping me today with Pluto. I appreciate it! (more)"

16. 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)

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17. Sophia Verified Background Check

Attentive and Caring!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sophia handled my complete crazy dog mom personality! It was her first time and she hung out with the pups, took them out, and looks like she cleaned a mess up… (more)"

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18. Kristi Verified Background CheckRover 101

Active pet lover w/big fenced yard

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Kristi is a very responsible woman who loves dogs. I have known her for 26 years. I highly recommend Kristi to anyone looking for pet services. She will take e… (more)"

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19. Becca Verified Background Check

Pet sitter who is family

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Becca has dog (and cat) sat for us for years. She loves our fur babies and takes great care of them. I know they get lots of snuggles and I'm updated with cute… (more)"

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20. Emily Verified Background Check

Your dog loves walks and so do I!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moinea, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Family and friends have relied on me as a trusted caretaker for the dogs. From burning energy a few times a day in the backyard to staying with them … (more)

Pet parents in Drake Park, 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 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 Park 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 Park, 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 Park pet sitters and avoid the kennel.

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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 Park, 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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