Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Meredith, Des Moines, IA

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

Tip: Contact sitters now to confirm availability.
1. Liesl

Flexible Job, Dog Lover & Runner!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Liesl was amazing! She was very professional, our dogs enjoyed her company, and she provided timely updates everyday she visited. We will certainly be contac... (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. 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)"

4. Mikayla

Proud Corgi Dog Mom

Johnston, IA, 50131

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

"Mikayla was wonderful! She took amazing care of our fur balls. She gave great feedback while visiting and was punctual and professional. We will absolutely b... (more)"

5. 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)"

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)"

7. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"We ❤️ Miss Kate!!! (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. Cheryl

Former Vet Tech is Home FULL-TIME

Urbandale Ia., IA, 50322

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

"We had Cheryl over for drop in visits while we were out of town for the weekend. Our dogs are not used to being away from home or without us for long so thi... (more)"

10. Samantha

Home most days- over half acre yard

Johnston, IA, 50131

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

"Sam is the best walker for your dog! She is reliable, punctual and energetic. She also loves dogs more than most things in this world, so you know your dog ... (more)"

11. Katlen

Home full time, fenced in yard

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

About: We also have a bike trail behind our house for walks. I've done dog daycare at pet smart best job ever. Did foster care for a year. Can also groom ... (more)

12. 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)

13. Reilly

I'm a true dog lover and I run.

Urbandale, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Reilly won't just check in on your pet, he will cuddle with them, walk them, or even lay with them and watch a movie if needed. My pet is very old with a few... (more)"

14. 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)"

15. Kelsey

Strutt for the Mutt

Johnston, IA, 50131

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hi, I'm Kelsey! I grew up always having dogs in my life; now that I am on my own, I am having major puppy withdrawals. My family dog stayed with th... (more)

16. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've never not had a dog in my home, and animals and I have a special bond. My first job was taking care of dogs in a doggie day care. When I lived... (more)

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
17. Justin

Home full time, lot of running area

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

About: Love dogs, nonabusive. Only use yes and no commands, as well as treats, to reward dogs. I've had 2 prior dogs in my live as well as one service do... (more)

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
18. Kelly

Furry family Pet Service

des moines, IA, 50310

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

"Kelly was punctual and professional. She took care great care of our dog and 2 cats. Everything we needed done was taken care of and she was very responsiv... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
19. Lia

Single, will mingle with your dog:)

Merle Hay, Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

About: I have a mini Schnauzer, Pepe, who is very chill(except when there is someone at the door, then he thinks we are at war for about a minute until th... (more)

20. Hannah

I have treats on me 24/7

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hannah was flexible, upbeat, and easy to work with. She had no troubles with our older (grumpier) dog. Thanks for taking such great care of our four legged... (more)"

Dog lovers in Meredith, Des Moines, IA love pet sitters on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed pet sitters on Rover in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. No matter what your price range is, you might be surprised to learn how affordable pet sitting in Des Moines can be when you book with Rover. Wondering how much it might cost to book pet sitting? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before contacting a pet sitter near you.

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4) Enjoy your trip

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