Dog Walking in Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA

Book a dog walker to give your dog a 30-minute walk around your neighborhood.

1. Marissa

Home full-time/safe fenced backyard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Needed to go out of town on short notice and couldn't get a family member to dog-sit. Contacted Marisa through the Rover app and quickly made an appointment... (more)"

2. KyLeigh

Available for doggy adventures

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"KyLeigh watches my 2 miniature Schnauzers when I am away. She send updates and photos daily. Walks and snuggles are a part of her daily regime, I wouldn’t re... (more)"

3. Brittany

Dogs are anyone's best friend!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

1 repeat client

About: My name is Brittany Logan and I am a Drake University student. I just recently adopted a dog. Her name is Monaco and she is a greyhound. I have a l... (more)

4. Courtney

Animal Science Major/Reptile Expert

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Courtney has a love and passion for animals like no other person I have known. She went back to school so she could get a degree to help her get into the an... (more)"

5. Tina

Ready to play with your pup!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Tina babysat my sweet pug while he attended a pug themed birthday party and he had a BLAST. She made sure to keep me updated on how he was doing and sent pho... (more)"

6. 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)"

7. 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 did a great job with our pooch Peter. She was terrific at following our detailed instructions. Send a few update via texts with photos of Peter. The... (more)"

8. Jessica

Walks, run, cuddles!

Drake, Des moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica was my pet sitter for a year while she lived in France. I cannot say enough great words about Jess. She and my dogs, especially Brody who came from M... (more)"

9. 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

About: Coming from a family that couldn't have dogs due to my mom's allergies, I took to the neighborhood and have been taking care of people's fur babies... (more)

10. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"I use Rover a lot, and Anna is by far my favorite dog walker. She is so sweet, and it is obvious she loves dogs. I'd book her again in a heart beat! (more)"

11. Danielle

Danielle's Doggie Dates

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Danielle watched my dog Joseph while I was away for a weekend and I couldn't ask for anyone better! She ensured Joseph was fed on his schedule, let out to go... (more)"

12. Colleen

Professional, loving care!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"This was my first time ever using a pet sitter. My Chloe can be skittish with strangers at times but she warmed up quickly to Colleen. Colleen was very profe... (more)"

13. Zoey

Patient & friendly dog lover!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is Zoey and I am a 24 years old. I am very friendly, patient and easy going. I have a passion for animals and love to take care of them... (more)

14. Jondavid

Large fenced yard - flexible hours

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jondavid has been very responsible in watching our family dogs. He was very attentive to their needs and loved taking time to play with them and take them fo... (more)"

15. Sara

Experienced, energetic animal lover

Greenwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I grew up around a variety of animals including dogs, cats, horses, and exotic ones. I joined a pet sitting business in Washington, DC from January... (more)

16. Katie

Absolutely love dogs!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am an all around animal lover! I love to meet all kinds of new dogs and get them out to have fun. I'm completely open right now so time restricti... (more)

17. Christine

Dog Pawsitive

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have 15 plus years of pet walking and pet sitting dogs and other interesting pets. Years ago when I started my business, my intent was to make it... (more)

18. 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)

19. 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)

20. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"Adam is so great with my pups and always goes above and beyond expectations. Highly recommended. (more)"

Dog lovers in Greater South Side Des Moines, IA love dog walkers on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed dog walkers 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 dog walking in Des Moines can be when you book with Rover. Wondering how much it might cost to book dog walking? Check out our average dog walking rates to get an idea before contacting a dog walker near you.

We've been there: rushing home during every lunch break to take the dog for a quick walk around the block. Good news: You can easily find and book Greater South Side dog walking services on Rover. Whether you need a one-time dog walker or someone to take your dog for a stroll every day, we've got you covered. Exercise for your dog and peace of mind for you are just a few clicks away. Every walk is covered by premium pet insurance, at no extra cost to you. You can even ask your dog walker to send you a photo update. Whether you already have a favorite dog walker on Rover or you're new to the site, we'd love to connect you with a dog walker in Greater South Side Des Moines the next time you're unavailable. We're confident you and your dog will love it.

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