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. Katy

Katy's my name, walking dogs is...

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Incredible. Katy went above and beyond. (more)"

2. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

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

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)"

3. Kelly

Caring, considerate, and capable!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelly is a wonderful person and friend. She has extensive experience as a care-taker for adults, children and pets. I was her roommate before I moved out ... (more)"

4. Breanne

Huge yard - let's play and snuggle!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

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

"I have known Bre for many years. She is a very responsible and timely person and will take great care of your dog! Bre frequently watches my two puppies and ... (more)"

5. Emma

Home full-time for the summer!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emma is great with dogs and is extremely compassionate and loving while taking care of them! I highly recommend her as a responsible, safe, and dependable ca... (more)"

6. 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)"

7. 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)

8. Hannah

Pets are like family, special!!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hannah was amazing with Jethro, he loved having her come over and walk him, he is a very energetic dog and she did amazing with him. He had fun playing fetch... (more)"

9. Stephanie

Student who loves all dogs!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I've known Stephanie for over 20 years. She has always been my go-to pet sitter and has watched several of our cats and our dog. She has experience with anim... (more)"

10. Beth

Home during the day! Fenced in yard

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

About: I am a dog lover. I will provide daily walks either around my neighbor or yours. At my home, I have a decent sized fenced in yard. The yard is grea... (more)

11. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

4 repeat clients

About: I love all pets and would love to provide reliable, professional care for yours while you are away. I have worked in a vets office, have owned cats... (more)

12. 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)

13. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 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)"

14. Molly

Flexible Schedule, Fun, Dog Lover!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Molly is an amazing and so loving with pets. She has always loved my 4 and adapted well to all their energy and attitudes. Molly provides the same love to my... (more)"

Available this weekend
15. Aleksandra

Passionate Animal Lover

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Aleksandra absolutely loves animals, especially dogs. She has a knack for attracting and loving dogs. She loves playing with them, taking them out for walks,... (more)"

16. Ashley

Dog Days of Summer

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ashley stops in to check on our 50 pound bulldog whenever we need her, whether that be for a quick bathroom break, setting out dinner, or a quick walk to enj... (more)"

17. 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)"

18. 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)

19. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

2 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)"

20. 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)"

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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