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. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin was amazing! My dog adored her right away at the meat and greet. Erin is so kind and sent daily updates and pictures. I booked last minute and had no id... (more)"

2. Kate Verified Background CheckRover 101

Puppy Date with Kate

Accent, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Took great care of our pup in our home and had no problem administering multiple medication. Very experienced; will definitely book again! Thanks Kate! (more)"

3. Michelle Verified Background Check

Cuddles, exercise, and fun!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Michelle was very accommodating when we were out an extra day and needed someone to check on our boy Nugget. Kept us updated on everything while we were gone. (more)"

4. Hannah Verified Enhanced Background Check

Used to caring for high energy dogs

Capitol View South, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hannah was great to work with and I felt very comfortable leaving our dog, Scooter, in her care while we went out of town. I will definitely have her watch S... (more)"

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5. Kaila Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fenced in backyard - photo updates!

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Bodhi loved staying with Kaila and Hamm. I’m not sure she wanted to come home! Kaila provided excellent care to our aging lab, and her black lab Hamm was als... (more)"

6. Maria Verified Background CheckRover 101

Full-time, responsible pet care!!

Mondamin Presidentia, Des Moines, IA, 50314

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

"Im a repeating client and Na’eema is always happy to see Maria. I never worry about leaving her behind since she does a wonderful job of communicating even ... (more)"

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7. Ryan Verified Background Check

Law Student, Dog-walking Enthusiast

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Ryan is a fantastic sitter – I couldn't be happier! He watched my 6-year-old French Bulldog [Tucker] for a week in his home, while I traveled out of state fo... (more)"

8. Alexa Verified Background Check

Huge Animal Lover ❤️

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alexa was great- very responsible, responsive, and friendly. I definitely recommend her! (more)"

9. Lindsey Verified Background CheckRover 101

I'll love your dog like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Fantastic experience! Last minute help badly needed and she was able to accommodate. So flexible and not to mention extremely kind. My puppy Oscar misses her... (more)"

10. Amanda Verified Background Check

I will take care of your furry baby

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda is a pro! I couldn't have asked for a more compassionate and responsible person to watch my pup while I was out of town for a week. She understood all... (more)"

11. Stacey Verified Background Check

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"This is the second time Stacey has watched our pets, and she does a great job! She always sends photos, which is great for me because I miss them like crazy ... (more)"

12. Katelyn Verified Background Check

Will love your furry family members

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"The dogs seemed relaxed when we returned and that always a good sign. Katelyn took good care of the house and watering all my flowers. ? (more)"

13. Robin Verified Background Check

A dog lover helping pet parents

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Robin took amazing care of our pets and left the house is perfect condition. Very trustworthy. We have a special needs dog and she was soooo good with her! 1... (more)"

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14. Laura Verified Background Check

Lover of all fur babies

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Laura exceeded our expectations in every way! She was professional, responsible, trustworthy and super nice! She sent frequent pictures of our dog playing a... (more)"

15. Ravyn Verified Background Check

Will treat your pets like family

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Gabriel was safe and happy on my arrival home. Ravyn cared for him for 4 days, took him to the park and made sure he was safe and fed! She also left the hous... (more)"

16. Sarah Verified Background Check

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Sarah was so good with my critters! When she stayed overnights here, it was brutally cold. She took the time to coax my dog into wearing her booties... Not e... (more)"

17. Abigail Verified Background Check

Sunshine and Slobber

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I am so grateful that I got connected with Abbey!! She came to visit and meet Ozzie a few days before, and we all hit it off right from the start!! She is ... (more)"

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18. Julie Verified Background Check

Loves to adventure with furry pals!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Julie did a great job staying ion our house and taking care of two dogs. The dogs loved her, she sent us pictures, and the house was in great shape. We wi... (more)"

19. Casandra Verified Background Check

No bark is too loud!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I've known Casandra for over 20 years and she is truly one of the most kind hearted, compassionate, and animal loving people I've ever known. I've had severa... (more)"

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20. Emily Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dog and cat lover of all kinds

Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Emily is AMAZING with all animals, especially dogs!! She is one of the most responsible and dependable people I know. I would trust her 1000% with my pets be... (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.

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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 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.

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