Pet Sitting & 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.

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 Easter weekend
1. Robert Verified Background Check

Retired/Full-Time Animal Lover

Altoona, IA, 50009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I used Robert to watch my pups for a few days when I was traveling out of town for work. It was a last minute trip so my communication wasn’t the best and I ha… (more)"

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2. 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)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
3. Jermaina Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

student & animal lover

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jermaina was the first person outside of family to care for our English Bulldog, Zoey while we were out of town for a long weekend. Jermaina sent several photo… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
4. 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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5. 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)"

6. 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)"

7. 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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8. 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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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)"

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10. 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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11. 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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12. 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)"

13. Kate Verified Background CheckRover 101

Puppy Date with Kate

Accent, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Kate was fantastic. We had little time to find someone for our dogs and leave to go out of town. She stopped in 15 minutes after she accepted to take the job. … (more)"

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14. 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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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)"

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16. Hannah Verified Enhanced Background Check

Used to caring for high energy dogs

Capitol View South, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Thanks, Hannah! You always do a great job and am so responsive even when I’m last minute! (more)"

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17. 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)

18. Anne Verified Enhanced Background Check

Reliable and Patient Sitter

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Anne stayed at my home & took care of my dog. When we returned the house looked great but most of all my Belle seemed very happy & to really like Anne. Anne lo… (more)"

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19. Tiffany Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Registered Veterinary Technician

River Bend, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tiffany is my first choice when I need a cat sitter. From the get-go, Tiffany impressed me with her knowledge, friendliness, professionalism, and attention to … (more)"

20. Elizabeth Verified Background Check

Your Best Friends Get the Best Care

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Thanks for taking great care of the dogs! It was a relief to get them exercise during the day when I couldn’t do it! We will be calling you again soon! (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.

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 East Village 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 East Village, 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 East Village pet sitters and avoid the kennel.

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