House Sitting in Fairground, Des Moines, IA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

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1. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin has been awesome. By the love and caring she showed our herd (2 dogs and 3 cats) we were able to relax and enjoy our time away. She left the place spotles… (more)"

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

student & animal lover

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jermaina was absolutely amazing!! My Boston terrier was attacked as puppy and since that he has had a fear of other dogs and people. He rarely bonds to anyone,… (more)"

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3. Alexis Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dog lover with lots of experience!

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alexis helped me out with a puppy when I was in a tough spot! She went above and beyond to make sure Oakley was cared after and loved while I was gone - includ… (more)"

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4. Katlin Verified Background Check

As if they were my own

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katlin was able to help me out in a pinch. She was great with the dogs and communication. I was able to enjoy the quick trip knowing she was there for them. Wi… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
5. Joelle Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dogs and cats are my expertise

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Joelle is easily the most caring person when it comes to animals. I've never met anyone with such dedication, empathy, and heart as her. She would be willing t… (more)"

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6. 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

"Emily was great with our dog! Also appreciated the updates from her when we were gone. (more)"

7. Jillian Verified Background Check

Animal lover and school teacher♥️

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jillian is one of the kindest, most hard working people I know! She is a full-time Elementary school teacher who has a passion for dogs and exercise on the sid… (more)"

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8. Laura Verified Background Check

Lover of all fur babies

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"I’m so happy we choose Laura to watch our dog amelia last weekend! Laura was great with dealing with our dog who has horrible anxiety. She made her feel safe. … (more)"

9. Jenny Verified Background Check

Compassionate, Energetic, Attentive

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jenny was easy to communicate with and flexible to the needs of our dog, Indy. She was friendly, understanding, and made sure our dog felt loved while my husba… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
10. Emily Verified Background Check

Freelancer with a flexible schedule

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily is all around awesome! We have two large puppies with a lot of energy, they can be a handful sometimes. She was very communicative and sent great updat… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
11. Shelby Verified Background Check

24 years of loving on my pups:)

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Shelby is a very responsible person who loves animals! She has cared for my chocolate lab with the best intentions and care. She gives my dog, and other animal… (more)"

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12. 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

"Nicole was very accommodating to our situation. She was willing to allow our puppy to stay with her as well as come to our home to take care of our two boys. S… (more)"

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13. Sophia Verified Background Check

Attentive and Caring!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sophia watched our two dogs and house sat for us during a short weekend away. She texted updates and took great care of the dogs. She was responsive and accomm… (more)"

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14. Kendra Verified Background Check

Lover of all animals!

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kendra stayed with our two dogs for a weekend, and is so wonderful! I am typically a worry wart, but she made everything so easy and took great care of our boy… (more)"

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15. Fin Verified Background Check

Dog Loving Social Worker

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Fin does such a great job taking care of our 4 legged kids. She was attentive when we were showing her the ropes and didn’t miss a beat. We were able to leave … (more)"

16. 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

"All of our animals were so happy when we got home! She played with the puppies and sent us pictures! It was so warming to us knowing they all had smiles on the… (more)"

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17. Meaghan Verified Background Check

Passionate, fun-loving dog fanatic

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"For a week, Meaghan watched our 14-year-old puggle who requires more than her fair share of attention, including needing medication and letting out in the midd… (more)"

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18. 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

"My husband and I work some late shifts and Hannah came over to keep my baby Bo company. She was a great communicator and kept me updated through the night. I… (more)"

19. Kennedy Verified Background Check

Hey! my names Kennedy!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I HIGHLY recommend Kennedy for dog sitting! She is very dependable, attentive and affectionate to all animals. We have had her watch our dogs and cats for year… (more)"

20. Amanda Verified Enhanced Background Check

I’m an animal lover, sharing love.

Gray's Woods, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Amanda is really great with animals, she's been taking care of multiple pets her whole life! So she's got the experience and the patience for caring for all ty… (more)"

When it comes to pet care and house sitting, pet owners in Fairground, Des Moines, IA trust their pets with sitters on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed house sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. House sitting doesn't have to be expensive. In fact, it's probably a lot more affordable than you think. You'll quickly find that there's a house sitter on Rover for just about every price range and lifestyle. Wondering how much you might expect to pay for a house sitter and pet care on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you begin a conversation with a sitter who seems like a great match.

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

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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 Fairground, 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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