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Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Linden Heights, Des Moines, IA

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

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
1. Katy

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

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katy was wonderful with my new puppy Finley, she left a great report and spent time playing with her while at my home. Katy also sent some photos to me durin... (more)"

2. Summer

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, 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 p... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
3. Kendra

Home full-time, dog park fan!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"I cannot express how grateful I am that our Rizzo was so well taken care of while we were away. We were sent photos and videos of our lil guy, who got the ch... (more)"

4. Ally

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Having never used Rover.com I had no idea what to expect. After meeting with Ally I had no doubts that she would be able to handle my dogs while we were out ... (more)"

5. Kaitlin

Fenced in yard, home away from home

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Took our 10 year old maltipoo to Kaitlin for a weekend trip. She did wonderful. She kept me updated with how she was doing through text and pictures. She ... (more)"

6. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Sydney is one of the few people that we trust with our 2 border collies (their grandma being the other we leave them with). She's very attentive and gives t... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
7. Jill

Home full time & large fenced yard

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Jill is fantastic! She has taken care of my boys (Slugger and Rocky) on and off over the last five years. She's taken them to the vet for me, let them out ov... (more)"

8. Dana

Lover of all dogs big and small

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Dana is a commendable dog owner and a respectful worker. She loves animals and shows kindness and patience when working with them. I highly recommend her for... (more)"

9. Laurie

Home FT, LG yard, own 2 dogs

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

".It was great to go on vacation and know our cat was in such great care! We loved the pictures and updates! Thank you for a worry free vacation! (more)"

10. Meredith

Work at home, give great belly rubs

WEST DES MOINES, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Meredith is the dog whisperer! She has such a gentle and kindhearted spirit. She’s always punctual, responsible and just a genuine sweetheart to deal with. ... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
11. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca loves dogs and has been great when watching my lab! She is responsible and always takes my dog out on adventures! I’d recommend her to anyone. (more)"

12. Jared

Energetic, passionate dog lover

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I'm a young professional with a love for pets of all kind! I grew up on a dairy farm in upstate, New York and have cared for a variety of dogs, cat... (more)

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
13. 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)

14. 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)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
15. Amanda

student with passion for animals!

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda is an animal lover and has a huge heart. She is responsible and is someone you can count on. She has a lot of energy. (more)"

16. Cory

I'll run with your dog! I love dogs

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Cory did a wonderful job taken care of Louie. Will definitely use again. (more)"

17. Kristie

I will run with your dog! Or walk!

Downtown Des Moines, Des moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I am working and living downtown. Love to run and walk with pets! Have had a dog most of my life but no pets right now due to wanting to travel m... (more)

18. Hailey

Health for the whole family

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hailey did a great job. She kept us informed and sent great pictures of Jersey having a great time with her. (more)"

19. Zach

Interaction and love

West Des Moines, IA, 50065

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My first job at 12 years old was working of a dog groomer walking dogs. It was truly one of my favorite experiences of my life. Now that I am a l... (more)

20. Kassi

I'll run with your dog, dog lover

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"She is very outgoing and loves dogs. Enjoys playing with dogs. Will show them the attention they need. Very patient and will do anything to make the dog comf... (more)"

Pet parents in Linden Heights, 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 pet sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

Never beg a friend to drop in on your pets while you're on vacation again. With Rover, you can find the perfect Linden Heights, Des Moines pet sitter in seconds. Sitters on Rover are pet lovers, who will be happy to sit dogs, cats, caged pets, and even horses while they take care of your home. By removing common pet care obstacles, Rover ensures pets nationwide are happy and well-cared for even when their human is away, and empowers pet lovers to live happy and fulfilling lives. Founded on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a pet, Rover makes it easy for you to reach trusted pet sitters in Linden Heights, Des Moines who can provide the care your pet needs, when they need it.

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1) Browse Sitters

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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.