House Sitting in Fairground, Des Moines, IA

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

To ensure accurate availability & pricing, please add your drop-off and pick-up dates.
Dismiss
1. Marissa

Home full-time/safe fenced backyard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"I have a very old miniature dachshund who is sometimes temperamental and needs a lot of extra love - Marissa did absolutely great with her! Marissa is caring... (more)"

2. Caitlyn

100% chance of spoiling your dog

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I would HIGHLY recommend Caitlyn. This was my first time leaving my pupper and Caitlyn was courteous and kind and that put me at ease. She kept me informed b... (more)"

3. Amy

A Walk a Day Keeps the Vet Away

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Very reliable and wonderful with our fur babies when we were gone for a long weekend. Will rebook in the future. (more)"

4. Jessica

Walks, run, cuddles!

Drake, Des moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica was my pet sitter for a year while she lived in France. I cannot say enough great words about Jess. She and my dogs, especially Brody who came from M... (more)"

5. Catherine

Who let the dogs out? I'd love to!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Catherine is amazing! She had to deal with the double nerves of an owner who had never left a newly adopted pup and had never used Rover — and she was WONDER... (more)"

6. Jondavid

Large fenced yard - flexible hours

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jondavid has been very responsible in watching our family dogs. He was very attentive to their needs and loved taking time to play with them and take them fo... (more)"

7. Bailey

dogs deserve the best we can give

Ankeny, IA, 50032

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bailey dog-sat for us while we traveled for several days. Prior to our trip, she stopped by the house to get the lay of the land, and to meet Cisco. Cisco is... (more)"

8. Kristen

Life’s an adventure, better w/ pets

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Kristen is wonderful with animals! She's very caring and patient. She's also very responsible and will give your pets the best care! If you want a dog sitter... (more)"

9. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

4 repeat clients

"Morgan did a great job with our pooch Peter. She was terrific at following our detailed instructions. Send a few update via texts with photos of Peter. The... (more)"

10. Jodi

Super Responsible and Trustworthy!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Jodi is a good and reliable choice to take care of your pets. She is an animal lover for sure and has pets of her own. Jodi is reliable and you can count o... (more)"

11. Nicole

Pet Lover

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Nicole watched our 3 cats over Christmas. She was quick to respond to our inquiries for care and the cats took to her immediately! She was flexible with obta... (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. Gaibrien

Home 24/7 - large fenced in yard

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

1 repeat client

"Gaibrien has been watching my dog, Delia, who is a very nervous, high anxiety Dalmatian/Terrier mix for almost five years now. Gaibrien goes to our house eve... (more)"

14. Kirsten

Ready on call

Accent, Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"She does a great job taking care of my Rottweilers and you know she loves them. Great sitter! She keeps them active and very happy (more)"

15. Rachel

4 dogs of our own!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Rachel was very friendly and helpful during the initial visit. Her husband did help with the dogs but I never met him or interacted with him. The dogs ... (more)"

16. Sara

Dog gone good sitter&house keeper

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Sara is amazing with dogs. My yellow lab had a lot of health issues and she was so helpful carrying for her. She helped me find a reliable vet...and even of... (more)"

17. Dan

Dogs > Humans

King-Irving Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Daniel looked after our German Shepard Nancy for a few days while we were on vacation. He is a good friend so we knew we could trust him to look after her an... (more)"

18. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"Adam was great! He took good care of my two rambunctious pups on short notice. Communication was great and I felt good about leaving them in his capable hand... (more)"

19. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"This is only the second time that our boys have been left with sitters that aren't family. Yet, Lisa has become their favorite sitter already. Champ the chih... (more)"

20. Allyson

Dogs give me life.

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Allyson is a great dog sitter! Not only does she love dogs, but is confident in her abilities to take care of them properly and safely. Having grown up wit... (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.

A Daily Treat: A Blog by Rover

Rover's got you covered, even when you don't need a pet sitter or dog walker. Check out our blog for pictures of adorable dogs, help on your biggest dog-related questions, and more:

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.

We're proud to support over 200 organizations across the nation, including: