House Sitting in Oak Park, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Rebecca was fantastic! We have a dog that doesn't do well with people outside her circle, and we've boarded her before with terrible results. But with Rebecc... (more)"

2. Hayley

Grand View Student

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hayley did a fantastic job watching our four dogs and one cat over a long weekend. She was very responsive to my texts and we came home to a clean house and ... (more)"

3. Kourtney

Let your dogs vacation with me!

Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have had a complete variation of animals since I was a young girl and at the age of 19 got my first "own" pet. I have been pet and house sitting ... (more)

4. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

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

7 repeat clients

"Krystal was great to work with - responsive to communications, came over twice to meet our dogs and handled all of our "special instructions" very well! We ... (more)"

5. Claire

High-Energy Dog Lover <3

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Claire was fantastic! She was incredibly responsive whenever we reached out to her, and we can tell that she really understood and appreciated the unique per... (more)"

6. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

About: I love all pets and would love to provide reliable, professional care for yours while you are away. I have worked in a vets office, have owned cats... (more)

7. Abby

Lifelong dog owner seeking side gig

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Abby has watched my 4 year old Great Dane, Albia. I don't think Albia wanted to come home! Everything was taken care of and she was much loved. I even got a... (more)"

8. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brianna did a good job taking care of our dog and cats while we were gone. And when our planned leaving and return times got shifted, she was very accommodat... (more)"

9. Jacqui

I love dogs and they love me too!!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"Jacqui is amazing. The second she walked in the door to meet our pups we were instantly comfortable...not to mention the dogs ran to her as if they were best... (more)"

10. Meghan

Worked at a Vet for 2 1/2 years!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Meghan was amazing! 5 star rating! Zoey had a great time with her. We will definitely book her again :) (more)"

11. Remi

Dog lover extraordinaire!

Johnston, IA, 50131

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Remi T is AWESOME! She has worked with my dogs for 3 years now and the pups and I couldn't be happier! She takes her time, engages the dogs and I have truste... (more)"

12. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My sister loves animals more than people. If there is any one I'd want watching my dog more than myself it is her. She is extremely trustworthy and passionat... (more)"

13. Lindsay

Relax! We are going to have fun!

Johnston, IA, 50131

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Lindsay Scarborough for over 15 years and she has always been an animal lover. From her childhood of raising dogs, rabbits, ferrets, and cats sh... (more)"

14. Amanda

The Dog Nanny

Windsor heights , IA, 50324

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

3 repeat clients

"Amanda was awesome to work with, she is very flexible and communicates back very fast. We got pictures from Mochi and we know Mochi had a great time because... (more)"

15. Caitlin

Adventure & Security

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I've owned dogs my entire life, and brought that passion for animals to my professional work at an Iowa City dog daycare during college. Post-gradu... (more)

16. Selena

It's Like a Vaca for Your Fur Baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Selena watched my two pups when I went on vacation. She treated them wonderfully, took them on walks and played fetch for hours, which my lab absolutely love... (more)"

17. Sara

Experienced, energetic animal lover

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Sara watched our dog over Thanksgiving and it was really a load off our minds to know our dog and house were in caring, capable hands. Sara gave us daily up... (more)"

18. Mallory

Lifetime dog lover for hire!

Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mallory was great! We went out of town for the weekend and she sent us a few pictures of Lacy which made us feel much better about leaving her for the weeken... (more)"

19. Kim

Animals are family!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Kim for a number of years and always find her to be caring, honest, and completely trustworthy. She will do what she says she will do. Her empat... (more)"

20. Adam

Unconditional love for all dogs

Drake, Des moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Have been caring for dogs my entire life, dogs are just what make me happy. I love to play with all kinds of dogs. As far as care go, I always star... (more)

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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.

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