Pet Sitting & Drop Ins in Highland Park, Des Moines, IA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

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1. Katie Verified Background CheckRover 101

I love pets of all kinds!

ankeny, IA, 50021

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie was awesome with our dog Jasmine. She is 9 years old and doesn’t like to be boarded, it is very stressful on her. Katie took her for walks and spent good… (more)"

2. Robert Verified Background Check

Retired/Full-Time Animal Lover

Altoona, IA, 50009

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Robert is one of the nicest people we've ever met! He is very responsive, trustworthy, helpful with questions about booking, and so good with our dog, Brutus. … (more)"

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3. Sara Verified Background Check

Home Full-Time, Loves Dogs & Cats!!

Johnston, IA, 50131

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I couldn’t have asked for a better drop-in sitter for my cats. She truly went above and beyond, especially for my oldest cat who had matted fur. After asking f… (more)"

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4. Jermaina Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

student & animal lover

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jermaina is amazing dog sitter! She does an excellent job at following sensitive instructions (one of my girls has special needs), she sent lots of pictures an… (more)"

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5. Lindsey & Brian Verified Background Check

Big fenced yard and home full time

Ankeny, IA, 50023

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lindsey & Brian were absolutely wonderful! They did two drop-ins on my kitty, Macie, while we were in Colorado, and I couldn't have asked for better sitters! T… (more)"

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6. Katlin Verified Background Check

As if they were my own

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kaitlin has been visiting our dog for twice a week for a mid-day walk/play for a few weeks now. She has been very reliable and has done a great job with him. H… (more)"

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7. Adam Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

A dog’s best friend :)

Drake Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Adam has sat with our dog while we were gone on vacation for over a week, and we couldn't find anyone more capable and dependable than Adam. He is kind, gentl… (more)"

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8. Kristi Verified Background CheckRover 101

Active pet lover w/big fenced yard

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Kristi is a very responsible woman who loves dogs. I have known her for 26 years. I highly recommend Kristi to anyone looking for pet services. She will take e… (more)"

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9. Fin Verified Background Check

Dog Loving Social Worker

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Fin was great with Wrigley! I’ll definitely be using her again! (more)"

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10. 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

About: Family and friends have relied on me as a trusted caretaker for the dogs. From burning energy a few times a day in the backyard to staying with them … (more)

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11. Laura Verified Background Check

Lover of all fur babies

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Laura was the best!! I have two dogs that can sometimes be difficult with strangers. She built a bond with them and my boys were happy with her and everything … (more)"

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12. Abigail Verified Background Check

Vet Tech - Pets are Family!

Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Abigail was a blessing during my two-week trip away from my two kittens (6months old at the time). Abigail provided plenty of text updates and pictures just ab… (more)"

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13. Summer Verified Background Check

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Summer responded to us quickly and was very easy to work with on times and arrangements, especially since we were asking for the next day! She sent AWESOME pic… (more)"

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14. Kennedy Verified Background Check

Hey! my names Kennedy!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Well done with Stella today. Appreciate the assist. You're winning her over. (more)"

15. Amanda Verified Enhanced Background Check

I’m an animal lover, sharing love.

Gray's Woods, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Amanda is a very caring and conscientious pet parent and is the same way with all pets. She loves animals, treating them like her own. (more)"

16. Tamijha Verified Background Check

Animals have a big place in my ❤️

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Tamijha has always been very responsible in taking care of our fur babies!!! Maintains their daily schedule and is a true animal lover!! ❤️ 🐕‍🦺🐱 (more)"

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17. Anne Verified Enhanced Background Check

Reliable and Patient Sitter

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Anne Sutton is one of the best pet sitters I know. She is the only person in my town I've trusted to take proper care of my 80lb pitbull while I was gone for a… (more)"

18. Alyssa Verified Background Check

A pets comfort is #1

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"Alyssa has a strong love for all animals! She’s never met a dog she didn’t fall in love with. Alyssa is very compassionate and caring. Your pets will be in the… (more)"

19. Megan Verified Background Check

I treat your animals like my own!

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"Excellent care of my buddy! I knew right away when I met megan she was the right person for my dog! (more)"

20. Jenessa Verified Background Check

Love meeting new dogs

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We were in a pinch and needed a dog sitter who was reliable and our dog would like as they can be very stand-offish. We have two extremely large mastiffs and… (more)"

In Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, dog lovers trust Rover.com for their pet sitting needs. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed pet sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking pet sitting in Highland Park can be incredibly affordable, no matter what price range you're looking for. Curious about what it might cost to book pet sitting in Des Moines on Rover? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before reaching out and beginning a conversation with a sitter.

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