House Sitting in East Village, Des Moines, IA

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1. Claire

High-Energy Dog Lover <3

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting

2 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)"

2. Hayley

Grand View Student

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"It was with some fear and trepidation that we were asking a complete stranger to come into our home and sit our pets (dog and cat) and our home for the first... (more)"

3. Jacqui

I love dogs and they love me too!!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"Jacqui is amazing. The second she walked in the door to meet our pups we were instantly comfortable...not to mention the dogs ran to her as if they were best... (more)"

4. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50131

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

5 repeat clients

"Krystal was amazing while we were gone! I'm so lucky to have found her and I know Molly is also! She communicated with us daily and helped this week away not... (more)"

5. Kourtney

Let your dogs vacation with me!

Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

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)

Confirmed Christmas Availability
6. Inga

Very reliable, dog lover!

Des Moines , IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Inga did a great job. She had some unexpected challenges put on her and she handled them with gracefully. I would definitely recommend her. (more)"

7. Debbie

Trustworthy Des Moines Dog Lover

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Debbie was great with our dogs. She was very flexible with our busy family's schedule and she communicated well. She sent photos of the dogs and let us kno... (more)"

8. 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)"

9. Sara

Experienced, energetic animal lover

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sara was just awesome, a peach & a delight. She took very god care of our kids and kept the house in good condition! We highly recommend her! (more)"

10. Katie

Your pet and I are best friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Katie was wonderful! I felt comfortable leaving her with my keys and my fur babies from the time I met her! We loved getting some pictures while we were out ... (more)"

11. Evan

Foster Parent/Dog Trainer

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

16 repeat clients

"Where do I begin! Evan has worked professionally with dogs for at least 5 years, from training, fostering for shelters, even search and rescue dogs. He's s... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
12. Mallory

Lifetime dog lover for hire!

Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mallory has always taken great care of my pup! She is very patient with a dog who has a tendency to be a little shy and anxious. She stays in communication... (more)"

13. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lisa is the PERFECT candidate for the Dog Sitting position. Lisa's love for dogs, any animal for that matter, is greater than no other. Her eyes light up an... (more)"

14. Megan

I'm very connected with animals!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been with dogs almost my entire life. I aspired to be a vet all the way through high school and I even provided amateur vet services on my m... (more)

15. Maddi

Seasoned Dog-Lover and ARL Vol

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Maddi is great with all types of animals. She acts like they're her best friends whenever she meets a new one and cares for them as if they were her own. Mad... (more)"

16. Stacey

Student looking for pets to love!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am available in the afternoons and on weekends in December. I'd love to learn to what your dog's favorite toys are, their style of play, what the... (more)

17. Terri

Detailed caregiver

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have had a lot of great experiences on Rover, but I wish all of them were as incredible as Terri! Terri loves dogs. She loves her own dogs and our Bo. ... (more)"

18. Alexandra

Pet Lover!

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50310

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

"No problems with the drop off and pick up, overfed a little but not too bad. (more)"

19. Alyssa

Local and reliable dog sitter

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alyssa is one of the most kind-hearted dog lovers I know. She has a natural instinct for loving and caring for dogs. It sounds cliche, but she really is a do... (more)"

20. Summer

I've always loved animals !

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Right now I am currently attending DMACC to get my AAS degree to become a vet tech. I've grown up with all kinds of animals my entire life and I've... (more)

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Pet parents turn to sitters on Rover.com when they're looking for house-sitting. 540 owners have reviewed sitters in East Village, Des Moines, IA, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. Since 92% of pet owners live within a short drive of a sitter on Rover, it's easy to find the perfect house sitter near you. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating. Wondering how much you can expect to pay on Rover.com? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a house sitter. Exchange messages from your sitter's profile, ask to schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet, and book and pay on Rover. You'll receive adorable photo updates, premium insurance, and world-class support.

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 East Village, Des Moines house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in East Village, 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 East Village 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 East Village, Des Moines, IA for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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