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House Sitting in Oak Park, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"All of our animals were so happy when we got home! She played with the puppies and sent us pictures! It was so warming to us knowing they all had smiles on t... (more)"

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2. 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)"

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3. 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)"

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4. 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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5. 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)"

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6. 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)

7. 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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8. Holly

The best care when you're not there

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Holly loves her dog so much, it's hard to imagine a more qualified and compassionate caregiver. She'll respect and provide for your animal, and most importa... (more)"

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9. Jill

Wannabe dog owner!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is absolutely amazing with animals and treats everyone's pet like they're her own. Jill is eager to take care of my dog, Lily, when I'm not around -- an... (more)"

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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)"

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11. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stacey is an absolute doll! She came by earlier in the week to meet me, the pups and see the house. I got pics while I was away of my happy fur babies and th... (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)"

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13. Shawnna

Highly flexible, genuine dog lover

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Goliath is a big baby and thinks he has separation issues. Shawnna did a great job making him feel comfortable and sent me updates throughout the day. I woul... (more)"

14. 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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15. 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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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)"

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17. 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)

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18. 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)"

19. 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)"

20. 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)"

When it comes to pet care and house sitting, pet owners in Oak 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.

As dog lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your dog when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Oak Park house sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted dog sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a house sitter in Oak Park, Des Moines, IA who meets your and your dog's needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your dog, including background checks, sitter testimonials, community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of dog lovers pet sitters and dog walkers.

A Daily Treat: A Blog by Rover

Rover's got you covered, even when you don't need a pet sitter or dog walker. Check out our blog for pictures of adorable dogs, help on your biggest dog-related questions, and more:

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 Oak 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.

We're proud to support over 200 organizations across the nation, including:

All stays booked on Rover receive our Rover guarantee, 24/7 support, and our reservation protection.

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.