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House Sitting in Magnolia Park, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. Tabatha

Energetic Animal Lover - Fenced Yd

Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

About: I love dogs! They are the best companions in life, in my opinion. They have the biggest hearts, and they genuinely love their families. I'd love to... (more)

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2. 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)"

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3. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca stayed with Chloe and Herbie. She was great at communicating and sending pictures. Definitely felt more relaxed on vacation knowing they were in her ... (more)"

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4. 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)"

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5. 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)"

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6. Danielle

Flexible schedule and lots of love

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Danielle has watched over my young pitpull multiple times now. She appeared to be proffessional and enthusiastic about taking Athena on walks. I will be usin... (more)"

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7. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stacey did great with our two nervous rescue boys, who were extra anxious after a recent move. She walked them and snuggled them and left our house very neat... (more)"

8. Nicole

Pet Lover

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"My super old vizsla, Zoe, doesn't even miss me when I leave her with Nicole. I come home after being gone and she's so content! Nicole is very easy to work... (more)"

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4th of July
9. 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)

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10. Emma

Grad student, active sitter w/ refs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Emma is absolutely freaking amazing. Not only was her communication top notch but she sent me so many pictures throughout her stay and took my two dogs out f... (more)"

11. Amy

A Walk a Day Keeps the Vet Away

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Very reliable and wonderful with our fur babies when we were gone for a long weekend. Will rebook in the future. (more)"

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This weekend
12. 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)"

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13. 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)

14. Mikayla

House sit, walk and play with Dogs

Des Moines, IA, 50320

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

"Thanks Mikayla, for being here for Bentley! He enjoyed you taking your time to go out every 15 minutes when it was hot! Thanks for being so reliable. He enjo... (more)"

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15. Hailey

Health for the whole family

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hailey has been a dog sitter for our two dogs for years. She is so easy to work with and our dogs love her. They always get long walks and lots of playtime w... (more)"

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4th of July
16. Kollan

Weekend Getaway Walker & Host

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: Have a full time job but have the weekends off. What your dog will love about my apartment is the quality time that I will be able to give him or h... (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)

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18. Tara

Trying to make your life less ruff!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tara is amazing! She is passionate about animals, pays very close attention to detail and puts their needs first and foremost! She has the knack for making e... (more)"

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4th of July
19. Eric

Experienced and reliable caretaker

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Eric is a great dog walker. He is incredibly reliable, and I have known him to always go above and beyond taking caring of fur friends. As a friend of his, I... (more)"

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20. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

"Adam was great! He took good care of my two rambunctious pups on short notice. Communication was great and I felt good about leaving them in his capable hand... (more)"

When it comes to pet care and house sitting, pet owners in Magnolia Park, Des Moines, IA trust their pets with sitters on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed house sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. House sitting doesn't have to be expensive. In fact, it's probably a lot more affordable than you think. You'll quickly find that there's a house sitter on Rover for just about every price range and lifestyle. Wondering how much you might expect to pay for a house sitter and pet care on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you begin a conversation with a sitter who seems like a great match.

Never beg a friend to watch your dog again. With Rover, you can find your the perfect Magnolia Park house sitter in seconds. When you book house sitting on Rover, your dog will enjoy a loving, relaxing stay in their own home. If you're looking for care for pets other than dogs, you can find a pet sitter who offers care for cats, caged pets, and even horses. No matter what, you'll know that your pet is getting loving care. By removing common pet care obstacles, Rover ensures dogs nationwide are happy and well-cared for even when their human is away, and empowers dog lovers to live happy and fulfilling lives. Founded on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a dog, Rover makes it easy for you to reach trusted house sitters in Magnolia Park, Des Moines who can provide the care your dog needs, when they need it.

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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 Magnolia 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.