Pet Sitting & Drop Ins in Fairground, 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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1. 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

"Kaila was amazing! She’s a natural dog lover and incredibly trust worthy. I highly recommend her and will definitely use her again. (more)"

Active and Accepting Requests
2. Robert Verified Background Check

Retired/Full-Time Animal Lover

Altoona, IA, 50009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Robert is one of the nicest people we've ever met! He is very responsive, trustworthy, helpful with questions about booking, and so good with our dog, Brutus... (more)"

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3. Abigail Verified Background Check

Vet Tech - Pets are Family!

Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Abigail was a blessing during my two-week trip away from my two kittens (6months old at the time). Abigail provided plenty of text updates and pictures just ... (more)"

4. Summer Verified Background Check

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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 p... (more)"

5. Megan Verified Background Check

I treat your animals like my own!

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"Megan did a fantastic job with my Golden, I highly recommend her! Will use her again on my next trip. She is very attentive and went above my expectations. ... (more)"

6. Lindsey Verified Background CheckRover 101

I'll love your dog like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Lindsey is super amazing and flexible and she is great with my 4 month old mutt, which can be a lot of work. I feel completely leaving my key under the door ... (more)"

Active and Accepting Requests (incl. from Essential Workers)
7. Marisa Verified Background Check

♥️ and attention make a difference

Des Moines, IA, 50317

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Marisa is fantastic with my Sully pup. She picks him up for playtime a few times a week with her doggo and always sends me lots of pictures and updates. (more)"

8. Robin Verified Background Check

A dog lover helping pet parents

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Robin was absolutely wonderful to work with! From sending us updates each time the dogs were visited and photos of each dog each time, I felt like our pups w... (more)"

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9. Jermaina Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

student & animal lover

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jermaina is a very outgoing, caring person, and will be great with your pets!! She has no problems following directions and since she is an excellent listene... (more)"

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10. Katie Verified Background Check

Wanna' go for a walk?

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie was great. Did 12 visits over 6 days. Was very quick to respond anytime I reached out and even brought up my trashcan and brought in the mail. Would ... (more)"

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11. Fin Verified Background Check

Dog Loving Social Worker

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Fin is the first person I would think of to take care of my dog. She is not only responsible and knowledgeable about dogs and their behaviors, but she is lov... (more)"

12. 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's great! When I was initially looking for someone to let my big ol' Goldendoodle out for a potty break while I'm at work, I was worried that his size an... (more)"

13. Sean Verified Background Check

Dog and Cat Fantasy Getaway

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"He was able to handle my 2 crazy dogs so he must be pretty good! (more)"

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14. Tyler Verified Background Check

Fun Loving Pet Owner

Des Moines, IA, 50320

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"In my experience he’s a very responsible and caring pet owner, with a good sense of integrity. He’s got a puppy of his own right now that I’ve met who’s a ha... (more)"

15. Ally Verified Background Check

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Having never used Rover.com I had no idea what to expect. After meeting with Ally I had no doubts that she would be able to handle my dogs while we were out ... (more)"

16. Debbie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Please read the update below...

Des moines, IA, 50317

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

"Debbie came by to put Sadie out and even took pictures to show me that Sadie was in the backyard. I’m grateful to have her stop in to let her out when I can’t. (more)"

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17. Paige Verified Enhanced Background Check

Reliable, responsible pet sitter

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Paige has helped care for our dog on numerous occasions. She not only greets our dog kindly and excitedly, but she also is willing to follow our requests, s... (more)"

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

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

19. Jared Verified Background Check

Energetic, passionate dog lover

Capitol View South, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I'm a young professional with a love for pets of all kinds! I grew up on a dairy farm in upstate, New York and have cared for a variety of dogs, ca... (more)

20. Amber Verified Background Check

Animal lover looking for fun $

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber did a great job taking care of Rosco!! She was there to let him potty and stretch his legs each time we agreed upon!! We will definitely use Amber ag... (more)"

Pet parents turn to sitters on Rover.com when they're looking for pet-sitting. 540 owners have reviewed sitters in Fairground, Des Moines, IA, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. Since 92% of pet owners live within a short drive of a sitter on Rover, it's easy to find the perfect pet sitter near you. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating. Wondering how much you can expect to pay on Rover.com? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a pet sitter. Exchange messages from your sitter's profile, ask to schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet, and book and pay on Rover. You'll receive adorable photo updates, premium insurance, and world-class support.

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 Fairground 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 Fairground, 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 Fairground pet sitters and avoid the kennel.

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.

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