House Sitting in Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin was amazing! My dog adored her right away at the meat and greet. Erin is so kind and sent daily updates and pictures. I booked last minute and had no idea… (more)"

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2. Sarah Verified Background Check

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"Sarah was so good with my critters! When she stayed overnights here, it was brutally cold. She took the time to coax my dog into wearing her booties... Not exa… (more)"

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3. Jermaina Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

student & animal lover

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jermaina was a FANTASTIC sitter! She sent photos every day, and kept me updated, so I always knew my dog was in great hands. She is super sweet, attentive, and… (more)"

4. Alexis Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dog lover with lots of experience!

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Above and beyond! Alexis is truly a Dog lover through and through. This was our first experience with Rover and our first experience hiring someone to help wit… (more)"

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5. Katie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Confident, Fun Loving and Gentle!

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Katie was absolutely amazing. She was easy to relate to and so understanding to our fears of leaving our babies. We felt comfortable enough to go on a cruise w… (more)"

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6. Laura Verified Background Check

Lover of all fur babies

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"I’m so happy we choose Laura to watch our dog amelia last weekend! Laura was great with dealing with our dog who has horrible anxiety. She made her feel safe. … (more)"

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7. Sara Verified Enhanced Background Check

Home full time with fenced in yard!

Norwalk, IA, 50211

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

"Sara cared for our two year old, four-legged family member over the weekend and was so kind to him! Whenever we take Boomer to a kennel he comes back depresse… (more)"

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8. Emily Verified Background Check

Pet loving home

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"I am so glad we found someone we can trust with our dog! Emily is responsible, trustworthy, and caring. We get so nervous leaving him but everything went great… (more)"

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9. Emily Verified Background Check

Your dog loves walks and so do I!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moinea, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily was great with our dog! Also appreciated the updates from her when we were gone. (more)"

10. Jenny Verified Background Check

Compassionate, Energetic, Attentive

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"With the daily updates and pictures of our pups from Jenny we were at ease while states away. She was patient and kind. From the initial meet and greet she was… (more)"

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11. Jillian Verified Background Check

Animal lover and school teacher♥️

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is the best! Awesome personality with a BIG heart. Loves animals and exercise. She will be the PERFECT match if you need your dogs to get out and about wh… (more)"

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12. Sophia Verified Background Check

I love dogs!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sophia watched our two dogs and house sat for us during a short weekend away. She texted updates and took great care of the dogs. She was responsive and accomm… (more)"

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13. Kendra Verified Background Check

Lover of all animals!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kendra was amazing!! She came over to our home prior to house/dog sitting to meet our babies. She kept us updated while we were away with how the dogs were doi… (more)"

14. Natalie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Downtown dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I started dog sitting as a kid, and now here I am - still doing it to this day! While I hope to get a dog of my own someday soon, you’ll find me livi… (more)

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15. Patricia Verified Background Check

Experienced and caring petsitter

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"I was so pleased with Tricia's work. Ordinarily we use a boarding kennel when we leave town, but last minute Spring Break plans meant no room at the inn for m… (more)"

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16. Hannah Verified Enhanced Background Check

Used to caring for high energy dogs

Capitol View South, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hannah was a fantastic dog sitter and made me feel really comfort about leaving our dog and puppy in her care! She came over and met them before we left on our… (more)"

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17. Becca Verified Background Check

Pet sitter who is family

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Becca has dog (and cat) sat for us for years. She loves our fur babies and takes great care of them. I know they get lots of snuggles and I'm updated with cute… (more)"

18. Kelli Verified Background Check

I love animals of all shapes & size

Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelli was wonderful!! We had her stay with our dog for a few nights when we were on vacation. Kelli came over prior to her stay to meet us and make sure we h… (more)"

19. Jordan Verified Background Check

Vegetarian friendly animal lover :)

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I’ve taken care of pets since I can remember, I’ve had many dogs and have pet sit since I could drive. I am a huge animal lover and I’m even vegetari… (more)

20. Tabatha Verified Background Check

Energetic Animal Lover - Fenced Yd

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Tabatha did a great job with our pup! Walks, dog park, cuddle time - she kept our Gwen active and sent a lot of photos and was great about keeping in touch. (more)"

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.

Rover.com is the simple, savvy way to find and book Greater South Side house sitting. It's easy to find the perfect house sitter: many sitters on Rover have a long history of dog sitting, and 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect five-star rating. When you book house sitting in Greater South Side Des Moines, IA on Rover, your dog will enjoy a loving staycation, right in your home. You'll get daily photo updates, and every stay booked through Rover also includes premium pet insurance, 24/7 support, and a reservation guarantee. Every dog sitter on Rover has the option to complete a free background check. Stays are booked on Rover every minute of every day, and more than 92% of the population lives within a short drive of one of the more than 65,000 sitters who've listed their services on Rover. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect five-star rating. When you book with one of our trusted Greater South Side house sitters on Rover, your dog gets the loving care they deserve, and you get peace of mind.

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Book a Stay, Donate to a Cause

Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Greater South Side, Des Moines donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Des Moines.

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