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House Sitting in Highland Park, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca took care of our dog and cat when we had to leave them for an extended amount of time for the first time ever. I was so worried about them, but after... (more)"

2. Hannah

I have treats on me 24/7

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hannah was absolutely amazing! She was very responsive when I inquired about her availability & even helped me book when it was time. She showed up on time (... (more)"

3. Ally

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ally was so wonderful!! Our two dogs loved her! She kept us updated the whole weekend we were gone and made sure our pups were well taken care of. She was gr... (more)"

4. Cory

I'll run with your dog! I love dogs

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"I am a new customer to Rover.com and Corey watched my two dogs and took care of the house for a few days and did a great job. He was professional throughout ... (more)"

5. Samantha

Home most days- over half acre yard

Johnston, IA, 50131

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

"Sam took great care of Izzy. She kept us up to date on how Izzy was doing. We highly recommend Sam!! (more)"

6. Marissa

Home Almost full-time nced backyard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Marissa was great with Magic. She contacted me to let me know how it was going and what they were doing. We felt Magic was in good hands and safe with Mari... (more)"

7. Sarah

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I have been house and pet sitting for friends, family, and co-workers for about six years. I enjoy spending quality time with dogs and treating the... (more)

8. Holly

The best care when you're not there

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Holly is amazing with all animals! The love and respect she has for my dog is amazing-he likes her better than me! She is just amazing with the four legged c... (more)"

9. Jill

Wannabe dog owner!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is one of the sweetest and most trustworthy people you will ever meet. She would walk and take care of my dog on the regular for me. She has a soft appr... (more)"

10. Kristen

Life’s an adventure, better w/ pets

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Kristen is wonderful with animals! She's very caring and patient. She's also very responsible and will give your pets the best care! If you want a dog sitter... (more)"

11. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"This is the second time Stacey has watched our pets, and she does a great job! She always sends photos, which is great for me because I miss them like crazy ... (more)"

12. Gaibrien

Home 24/7 - large fenced in yard

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

"Gaibrien has been watching my dog, Delia, who is a very nervous, high anxiety Dalmatian/Terrier mix for almost five years now. Gaibrien goes to our house eve... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
13. Selena

It's Like a Vaca for Your Fur Baby!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

"Selena took good care of my dog. She sent updates and pictures often. I could tell my dog was well taken care of when I got back home. (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
14. Constance

I want more walkies!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I frequently dog sit for family currently. I give lots of love to all of the dogs in my life with a bunch of cuddles, playing with toys, and going ... (more)

15. 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)

16. Emma

Grad student, active sitter w/ refs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Absolutely Love Emma and trust her completely. She's booked when I need someone again and I actually tried changing my plans simply to be able to use her ag... (more)"

17. Lori

Caring and Convenient Pet Care

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lori is such a great dog watcher for our pups. She has watched our dogs on multiple occasions whether its at her house or mine (even having to stop by the ho... (more)"

18. Chelsey

I am very loving and flexible.

Union Park, des moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsey watched our 3 dogs for a week. She took good care of them and spent a lot of time with them. When we got home they were happy and healthy. Would r... (more)"

19. 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)"

20. Kelcey

Experienced Dog Walker/Sitter

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelcey loves dogs and is great with them. She is sweet, calm and attentive to their needs and wants,noting any medical conditions or special considerations. ... (more)"

Pet parents turn to sitters on Rover.com when they're looking for house-sitting. 540 owners have reviewed sitters in Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. Since 92% of pet owners live within a short drive of a sitter on Rover, it's easy to find the perfect house sitter near you. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating. Wondering how much you can expect to pay on Rover.com? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a house sitter. Exchange messages from your sitter's profile, ask to schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet, and book and pay on Rover. You'll receive adorable photo updates, premium insurance, and world-class support.

Rover.com is the simple, savvy way to find and book Highland Park 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 Highland Park, 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 Highland Park 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 Highland Park, 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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How it works

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1) Browse Sitters

We make it easy to find affordable & reliable sitters near you.

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2) Contact Sitters

Chat about your dog and your specific needs. Even meet in person before booking if you really want to.

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3) Book & pay

Our platform makes it easy and secure. No cash necessary.

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.