Pet Setting & Drop Ins in East Village, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Hannah

Your dog will be happy with me!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Excellent, our girls love her! (more)"

2. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Anna was fantastic! Great communication and updated me each time she visited my pets. I will certainly be asking Anna to watch my pets in the future! 5 stars... (more)"

3. Amber

I'll play with your dogs and cats

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber took care of our elderly cat for for over a week. She took time to make friends with him and send pictures everyday. She also left the feeding area c... (more)"

4. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

2 repeat clients

"Morgan was kind enough to send me a photo of the visit and our dog seemed super chill when we got home. Excellent service. (more)"

5. Kelly

Caring, considerate, and capable!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelly is a wonderful person and friend. She has extensive experience as a care-taker for adults, children and pets. I was her roommate before I moved out ... (more)"

6. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"I highly recommend Lisa for any pet care needs. Upon meeting her for the first time, I knew she would be kind, patient, and trustworthy. She has excellent c... (more)"

7. Beth

Home during the day! Fenced in yard

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

About: I am a dog lover. I will provide daily walks either around my neighbor or yours. At my home, I have a decent sized fenced in yard. The yard is grea... (more)

8. Andrew

I'll run with your dog!

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Andrew was absolutely fantastic with Elsinore! I'm very particular about everything, and Andrew went out of his way to make sure he took care of my cat just ... (more)"

9. Anne

Love walks and all types of dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Anne is a caring and enthusiastic animal-lover; I'd recommend her to anyone looking for a sitter who will make their pet feel entirely loved and safely cared... (more)"

10. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Stacey came the night before to meet us and get instructions. The day of, she sent pictures before and after the visit and even stayed longer to allow Stella... (more)"

11. Jordan

I love a good walk

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"He is very tall and has a strong build. He is also kind and gentle with animals. A genuine dog person that should be able to handle any breed or size. (more)"

12. Christine

Dog Pawsitive

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have 15 plus years of pet walking and pet sitting dogs and other interesting pets. Years ago when I started my business, my intent was to make it... (more)

13. Trace

Responsible, Caring, and Flexible

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Trace is a very responsible and kind young man who loves dogs. As a college student, he can't have his own dog right now and it's obvious that he enjoys spen... (more)"

14. Caitlin

Adventure & Security

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I've owned dogs my entire life, and brought that passion for animals to my professional work at an Iowa City dog daycare during college. Post-gradu... (more)

15. Emma

Home full-time for the summer!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My dog LOVES Emma! I can always tell the days she has walked him because we come home to a calm, worn out dog instead of a wild animal. It's also helped our ... (more)"

16. Tina

Ready to play with your pup!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Tina babysat my sweet pug while he attended a pug themed birthday party and he had a BLAST. She made sure to keep me updated on how he was doing and sent pho... (more)"

17. Sarah

I'll love your doggo as much as you

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah is great with pets! She brings so much joy and love into a home. My dog, Scooby, gets incredibly excited to see her because he knows as soon as she wal... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
18. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"I cannot say enough about Candace!! I have two VERY high maintenance dogs that are rescues who had little to no other dog/human interaction. They were not pr... (more)"

19. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

About: Have been caring for dogs my entire life, dogs are just what make me happy. I love to play with all kinds of dogs. As far as care go, I always star... (more)

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
20. Stephanie

Dogs are my best friends!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is Stephanie and I currently live in downtown Des Moines. I work full time at Nationwide Insurance and enjoy walking around Grey's Lake in ... (more)

In East Village, Des Moines, IA, dog lovers trust Rover.com for their pet sitting needs. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed pet sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking pet sitting in East Village can be incredibly affordable, no matter what price range you're looking for. Curious about what it might cost to book pet sitting in Des Moines on Rover? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before reaching out and beginning a conversation with a sitter.

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