Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Garton West, 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. 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)"

2. Lori

I love dogs!

Altoona, IA, 50009

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)"

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

4. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"I highly recommend Emily! We will definitely be having her come visit our pets again. (more)"

5. Andrew

I'll run with your dog!

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Andrew was a fantastic dog-walker and friend for our Ruby! He clearly loves dogs, and he was enthusiastic about meeting her and learning her habits and pref... (more)"

6. Abby

Lifelong dog owner seeking side gig

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Abby has watched my 4 year old Great Dane, Albia. I don't think Albia wanted to come home! Everything was taken care of and she was much loved. I even got a... (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. Drew

I'm a veterinarian!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

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

About: Hello! I'm currently the veterinarian at the zoo but am looking to expand my care to local individuals in need of some regular.. or irregular pet s... (more)

9. 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)"

10. Colleen

Professional, loving care!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I am very particular in who I let watch my fur baby. I have a nearly 14 year old dog, Chloe, who has kidney and liver disease as well as some joint problems... (more)"

11. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 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)"

12. 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 was amazing to both us and our two dogs. She slept here through thunder calming my girl dog and sent photos of their happy faces for us. Great comm... (more)"

13. Zach

Experienced house and pet sitter

Beaverdale, DES MOINES, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Zach was awesome! I appreciate his flexibility and his communication with me was very much appreciated! Zach was comfortable with my Akita and two cats and ... (more)"

14. Madison

Always home during the day!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Madison would make a great sitter and/or walker. She has watched my two dogs at my house for over a weeks time with great success. (more)"

15. Aleksandra

Passionate Animal Lover

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Aleksandra was absolutely awesome! This was my first time using Rover and my experience couldn't have been better. Aleksandra walked and fed my dog and left ... (more)"

16. 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)"

17. 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)"

18. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 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)"

19. Bailey

A lot of free time to walk and play

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bailey did an amazing job taking care of our boxer MJ and our house! MJ is very high energy and needy of attention which Bailey took in stride, sending updat... (more)"

20. 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)"

Dog lovers in Garton West, Des Moines, IA love pet sitters on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed pet sitters on Rover in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. No matter what your price range is, you might be surprised to learn how affordable pet sitting in Des Moines can be when you book with Rover. Wondering how much it might cost to book pet sitting? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before contacting a pet sitter near you.

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 Garton West 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 Garton West, 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 Garton West pet sitters and avoid the kennel.

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