Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Gray's Woods, 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. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

24 repeat clients

"Dala has been great to work with. I asked her to take my new puppy out twice a week over a period of a few months. That is a lot to ask, but she has been fan... (more)"

2. Katie

Reliable, life-long dog lover

Ankeny, IA, 50023

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Katie was fantastic to work with! She was available to meet me and my dogs and help me on short notice and it was obvious she took great care of them on the... (more)"

3. Lori

I love dogs!

Altoona , IA, 50009

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

4. 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)"

5. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My two pups loved having Lisa as their sitter! She was responsive to my request and replied to all messages very quickly. When we met I could tell right away... (more)"

6. Shannon

Wiener lover!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 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)"

7. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"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)"

8. Jordan

Dog lover

Beaverdale, Des Moinss , IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

About: I love all animals- I would love to help take care of your pets :) I live in a home with a fenced in back yard in Beaverdale. I have a roommate wh... (more)

9. Caitlin

Adventure & Security

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I've owned dogs my entire life, and brought that passion for animals to my professional work at an Iowa City dog daycare during college. Post-gradu... (more)

10. Andrea

Pawsitively Playful Pup Sitter

East Village, Des Moines , IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Great experience, thanks Andrea! (more)"

11. Darren

Responsible,reliable, caring.

Des Moines , IA, 50317

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

"Darren made his dog hamburger and rice to mix with her food as she got older. He LOVED his Sammy girl. He has cared for my pup many times. He is patient a... (more)"

12. Megan

I'm very connected with animals!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been with dogs almost my entire life. I aspired to be a vet all the way through high school and I even provided amateur vet services on my m... (more)

13. Jacob

Downtown Doggy Paradise

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I go to Drake University, am a pharmacy major, and am looking for a little extra money for college. I love dogs, am very responsible, and will take... (more)

14. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Candace has been our most trusted Dog sitter for many years. She is very trustworthy caretaker for our canine family member. As long as Candace is availabl... (more)"

15. Kim

Animals are family!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kim is wonderful! Whether it be a weekday drop-in or a weekend pet sit, she is flexible and able to accommodate our schedule. She is quick at responding whic... (more)"

16. Katie

Your pet and I are best friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Katie takes great care of my 16 year old dog whenever I have to leave her. She gives her the best attention and love I can ask for. She is always responsible... (more)"

17. Kim

Experienced dog handler/groomer

Des moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Spent 5 years managing a dog boarding kennel & in-home visits & 3 years grooming individual dogs. Currently have 2 dogs of my own (an English Bull... (more)

18. Linde

Active and fun dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

About: I have been doing in home pet sitting and boarding pet sitting since I was a young kid. Now, I have my own dog - Hoxie - and it is so fun to have a... (more)

19. Kimberly

Strong, hard working mother of 5.

Capitol Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: I have been around dogs my whole life. My uncle has a kennel out in Mitchellville, Iowa. If there was ever an emergency, I would be able to have hi... (more)

20. Jada

Animal-loving girl.

Gray's Woods, Des Moines , IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've always had a love for any type of animal that has crossed my way. Getting paid to walk a dog or to check up on it just makes everything a litt... (more)

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Dog owners in Gray's Woods, Des Moines, IA love booking pet sitting with sitters on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed pet sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking pet 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 pet sitting with Rover? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before reaching out and starting a conversation with a pet sitter near you in Gray's Woods.

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 Gray's Woods 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 Gray's Woods, 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 Gray's Woods pet sitters and avoid the kennel.

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