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. Robert Verified Background Check

Retired/Full-Time Animal Lover

Altoona, IA, 50009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bob is wonderful! He dog sat my two dogs at my house over the holiday weekend. He gave me several updates on the dogs each day, so I knew what they were up t... (more)"

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2. Meredith Verified Background Check

Love time with four-legged friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"I can’t say enough about Meredith. She is amazing and I couldn’t feel more comfortable leaving my girls in her care. I feel so lucky to have found her. (more)"

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3. Amanda Verified Background Check

I will take care of your furry baby

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda did an amazing job with our 2 boys. They were happy and healthy when we came home. She took a lot of pics of our boys as she knew we missed them terri... (more)"

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4. Kaila Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fenced in backyard - photo updates!

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Bodhi loved staying with Kaila and Hamm. I’m not sure she wanted to come home! Kaila provided excellent care to our aging lab, and her black lab Hamm was als... (more)"

5. Katie Verified Background Check

Wanna' go for a walk?

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have taken care of both dogs and cats alike since the age of 14. In high school, I had a rotation of 4 dogs that I would let out over the weekend... (more)

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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 took amazing care of our pets and left the house is perfect condition. Very trustworthy. We have a special needs dog and she was soooo good with her! 1... (more)"

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7. Jermaina Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

student & animal lover

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Came home to a clean house and happy dogs. I got lots of pictures while i was away and knew my pups were being well taken care of. Highly recommend using Jer... (more)"

8. Fin Verified Background Check

Dog Loving Social Worker

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Fin was so great and easy to work with!! (more)"

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9. Ceora Verified Background Check

College student who loves animals!

Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA, 50320

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

"I have known Ceora all of her life. Since she was a little girl she has always wanted a pet which her parents denied her. Every opportunity she has had to he... (more)"

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10. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin was amazing! My dog adored her right away at the meat and greet. Erin is so kind and sent daily updates and pictures. I booked last minute and had no id... (more)"

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President's Day
11. Katlin Verified Background Check

As if they were my own

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katlin was so considerate with us and our two doggies. She house sat for us while we were out of town. We've got a puppy, Peach and a 5 year old, Zelda. Peac... (more)"

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12. Jenny Verified Background Check

Compassionate, Energetic, Attentive

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"With the daily updates and pictures of our pups from Jenny we were at ease while states away. She was patient and kind. From the initial meet and greet she w... (more)"

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13. 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

"Thank you so much for taking such good care of my fur baby and my other critters as well as my house. I appreciate it so much and would have you back anytime. (more)"

14. Sean Verified Background Check

Dog and Cat Fantasy Getaway

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I have been taking care of animals since I was five years old. I used to train our dogs and also have experience in administering medications. Fo... (more)

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15. Erica Verified Background Check

Dog Loving Home

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

About: I’ve taken care of dogs of all breeds and sizes since I was 17 years old. Family, friends, neighbors and coworkers have all trusted me to walk, bab... (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 t... (more)"

17. Stephanie Verified Background Check

Dogs & cats are my kind of people!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ruby seemed pretty excited when Stephanie came to stay with her. She pottied her regularly, made sure that she had food, water and treats. She even put her j... (more)"

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President's Day
18. MiKayla Verified Background Check

Able to win over the most untrustin

Fairground, Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've been in the animal care business since I was 17. I started working at a doggy daycare as a kennel attendant, cleaning up after dogs and lettin... (more)

19. Abbey Verified Background Check

Dog lover with time&energy to give!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

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

"Abbey was amazing! This is the first time we’ve used her, and it won’t be the last! She went above and beyond for our fur babies! It’s very clear she loves c... (more)"

20. Alyssandra Verified Background Check

I can't wait to meet your furbaby!

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"I've known Aly personally for years. She has a passion for animals and genuinely cares. She will go above and beyond. Rest assured your pet is in great hands!! (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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Book a Stay, Donate to a Cause

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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