Pet Setting & 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.

1. Lori

I love dogs!

Altoona, IA, 50009

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Lori was AWESOME!! She went above and beyond to make sure our two kitties were well cared for and loved while we were away on vacation. I would book her agai... (more)"

2. Andrew

I'll run with your dog!

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Andrew was absolutely fantastic with Elsinore! I'm very particular about everything, and Andrew went out of his way to make sure he took care of my cat just ... (more)"

3. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

77 repeat clients

"PHENOMINAL caregivers!!! Exactly the environment we have been searching to find for our boys when we need to be out of town!! We feel very fortunate our boys... (more)"

4. Amber

I'll play with your dogs and cats

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber took care of our elderly cat for for over a week. She took time to make friends with him and send pictures everyday. She also left the feeding area c... (more)"

5. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"Morgan was kind enough to send me a photo of the visit and our dog seemed super chill when we got home. Excellent service. (more)"

6. Hannah

Your dog will be happy with me!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Excellent, our girls love her! (more)"

7. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"I highly recommend Lisa for any pet care needs. Upon meeting her for the first time, I knew she would be kind, patient, and trustworthy. She has excellent c... (more)"

8. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Anna was fantastic! Great communication and updated me each time she visited my pets. I will certainly be asking Anna to watch my pets in the future! 5 stars... (more)"

9. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Stacey came the night before to meet us and get instructions. The day of, she sent pictures before and after the visit and even stayed longer to allow Stella... (more)"

10. Mackenzie

Let's run, walk, play, and pet!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mackenzie is the BEST! I have a large German Shepherd who is a ball of energy, but very sweet -I must add, anyway she handles him so well. She showers him ... (more)"

11. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

About: Have been caring for dogs my entire life, dogs are just what make me happy. I love to play with all kinds of dogs. As far as care go, I always star... (more)

12. Tina

Ready to play with your pup!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I had the pleasure of using Tina to watch my dog Riley when I was on vacation. Riley is a nervous girl and a little more maintenance than most dogs. I felt c... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
13. Trish

Let me spoil your fur-kids!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

About: Experienced fur-mom that has experience with behavioral and medical issues. Able to provide supervision, stimulation and a safe environment for you... (more)

14. Kylie

Work Near Home - Have Dog Park

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kylie loves dogs !! She has two of her own and travels everywhere with them. They are treated like queens! I would trust her with my little dog anytime. And ... (more)"

Available this weekend
15. Natalie

Law student looking for puppy love

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I have been responsible for our family pets since I was a kid and have dog sat for various families throughout the years. I love all kinds of dogs ... (more)

16. Alyssa

Walking trail nearby. Fenced yard

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

About: I have a Morkie pup named Gus that loves to play with others. I realize every pet parent has different ways they like to train. If you have certain... (more)

Confirmed Holiday Availability
17. Rachel

4 dogs of our own!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Rachel is an all around animal lover! She takes great care of any animal, including her own four dogs! She will care and love your pet as her own! (more)"

18. Breanne

Huge yard - let's play and snuggle!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

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

1 repeat client

"My wife and I have two dogs that mean the world to us. We'd love to be around them all day but have to work busy jobs. When Breanne watches them they come ho... (more)"

19. Shannon

Wiener lover!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Shannon looked in on my cat over the weekend and took great care of her! She agreed to watch my cat on short notice and was very flexible; she worked with my... (more)"

20. Olivia

flexible, pet-lover, kind, patient

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is, Olivia! I've been caring for animals since I was a young child. I have always grown up with multiple animals and dogs in my household w... (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.

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