House Sitting in Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

1. Hayley

Grand View Student

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"It was with some fear and trepidation that we were asking a complete stranger to come into our home and sit our pets (dog and cat) and our home for the first... (more)"

2. Inga

Very reliable, dog lover!

Des Moines , IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Inga did a great job. She had some unexpected challenges put on her and she handled them with gracefully. I would definitely recommend her. (more)"

3. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50131

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

6 repeat clients

"Thoughtful, kind and responsive! I received regular updates with pictures of the pets. These two were so wonderful that I didnt worry about my furry babies a... (more)"

4. Claire

High-Energy Dog Lover <3

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Claire was fantastic! She was incredibly responsive whenever we reached out to her, and we can tell that she really understood and appreciated the unique per... (more)"

5. Kourtney

Let your dogs vacation with me!

Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have had a complete variation of animals since I was a young girl and at the age of 19 got my first "own" pet. I have been pet and house sitting ... (more)

6. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brianna did a good job taking care of our dog and cats while we were gone. And when our planned leaving and return times got shifted, she was very accommodat... (more)"

7. Jacqui

I love dogs and they love me too!!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"Jacqui is amazing. The second she walked in the door to meet our pups we were instantly comfortable...not to mention the dogs ran to her as if they were best... (more)"

8. 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)"

9. Meghan

Worked at a Vet for 2 1/2 years!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Meghan was amazing! 5 star rating! Zoey had a great time with her. We will definitely book her again :) (more)"

10. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

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)

11. Selena

It's Like a Vaca for Your Fur Baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello! I am available for multiple pet care needs in the early morning and evening times. I am employed full-time and can provide care during th... (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. Sara

Experienced, energetic animal lover

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sara watched our dog over Thanksgiving and it was really a load off our minds to know our dog and house were in caring, capable hands. Sara gave us daily up... (more)"

14. Mallory

Lifetime dog lover for hire!

Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mallory was great! We went out of town for the weekend and she sent us a few pictures of Lacy which made us feel much better about leaving her for the weeken... (more)"

15. 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 was wonderful! I felt comfortable leaving her with my keys and my fur babies from the time I met her! We loved getting some pictures while we were out ... (more)"

16. Kim

Animals are family!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Kim for a number of years and always find her to be caring, honest, and completely trustworthy. She will do what she says she will do. Her empat... (more)"

17. Madeline

Life long dog owner and lover!

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

About: I absolutely love dogs of all ages and sizes. I have experience with house sitting and drop in visits. I am a high school senior so I am available ... (more)

18. Jacob

Doggy day care at it's finest!

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)

19. Stacey

Student looking for pets to love!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'd love to learn to what your dog's favorite toys are, their style of play, what their schedule is, and how I can best serve your family. I wo... (more)

20. Terri

Detailed caregiver

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have had a lot of great experiences on Rover, but I wish all of them were as incredible as Terri! Terri loves dogs. She loves her own dogs and our Bo. ... (more)"

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Pet parents in Greater South Side Des Moines, IA love dog sitters on Rover.com. 540 owners have reviewed sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating, and 92% of pet parents live within a short drive of a dog sitter on Rover. That means Rover is the perfect place to go when you're search for loving, safe care for your best friend. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a day on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

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