House Sitting in Garton West, 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 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 idea… (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

"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 Jerma… (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 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. Peach … (more)"

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5. 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)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
6. Joelle Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dogs and cats are my expertise

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"If you ever need a dog sitter or walker Joelle is your girl! Not only does she have a way with pets she is also very dependable and trustworthy. When Joelle is… (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

"Laura exceeded our expectations in every way! She was professional, responsible, trustworthy and super nice! She sent frequent pictures of our dog playing and… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
9. Emily Verified Background Check

Freelancer with a flexible schedule

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily stayed with our puppy of 4 months for a week and we are very pleased with everything she did while we were away. She taught our pup to obey several comm… (more)"

10. Jenny Verified Background Check

Compassionate, Energetic, Attentive

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jenny did a wonderful job house sitting for our corgi. She followed all of my instructions (and I’ll be the first to admit I can be a crazy dog mom) and sent p… (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)"

14. Tamijha Verified Background Check

Animals have a big place in my ❤️

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Tamijha is very trustworthy and spoils Duke. She provides me with updates and photos and is willing to also watch my foster dogs too. Duke is a big fan of Ta… (more)"

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15. 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)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
16. Lexie & Matthew Verified Background Check

Flexible fun loving dog sitter

Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

About: My dogs are a huge part of my life. I have always had dogs growing up. I currently have 3 that I consider mine! Two live at my parent’s house because… (more)

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17. 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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18. 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)"

19. 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

"Took great care of our pup in our home and had no problem administering multiple medication. Very experienced; will definitely book again! Thanks Kate! (more)"

20. 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)"

Dog owners in Garton West, Des Moines, IA love booking house sitting 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 stars. Booking house sitting can be super affordable, no matter where you live. Trust us, we think you'll be pleasantly surprised. Curious what it might cost to book house sitting with Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before reaching out and starting a conversation with a house sitter near you in Garton West.

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

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