House Sitting in River Bend, Des Moines, IA

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

1. 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

"Kate did a great job with our two dogs. She stayed at our home for several days and when we came home the dogs were happy and healthy. When we came home th... (more)"

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2. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Our dog loved having Erin come stay! She had great communication and we loved getting pictures while we were away from home. Erin took our dog on lots of wal... (more)"

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3. Kendra Verified Background Check

Lover of all animals!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kendra stayed with our two dogs for a weekend, and is so wonderful! I am typically a worry wart, but she made everything so easy and took great care of our b... (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 stayed at our home and took care of our dog, Jade, for a week over the Christmas holiday. Hannah was kind enough to stop by for a meet and greet befor... (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

"We were in town for state wrestling and brought our pup Bella, but needed a sitter while we watched wrestling! Kaila was the BEST! So accommodating, sent me ... (more)"

6. Amy Verified Background CheckRover 101

A Walk a Day Keeps the Vet Away

Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amy is so wonderful and we completely trust her to take care of our little guy when we’re away. She communicates well, confirms expectations, and sends sweet... (more)"

7. 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

"Maria is a social butterfly and full of charisma. When she puts her mind to something, she strives to do it the best she can, and is usually the best at it. ... (more)"

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8. 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)"

9. 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)"

10. 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)"

11. Stacey Verified Background Check

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. Ellie Verified Enhanced Background Check

I love pets like they’re my own!

Ingersoll Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ellie did a great job watching our 4 dogs and 1 cat for 4 days. We are particular and careful about who we have stay with our pets and hiring Ellie was a gre... (more)"

13. 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 was wonderful. She was friendly, clean, and responsible. We hired her to house-, dog-, and cat-sit over a long weekend. She was great with our four... (more)"

14. 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)"

15. 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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16. 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)"

17. 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)"

18. Lexie Verified Background Check

I'll give your pet all the love

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lexie did a great job with our dogs and seemed to provide them all the lovings and attention they needed. I also appreciated the pictures she would send. Wil... (more)"

19. Kelsie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fun day of walking, playing & pets!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"We found the best pet sitter ever! Met Kelsie at her house and she and Willow (Old English Sheepdog) bonded pretty quickly. We decided Kelsie's apartment wa... (more)"

20. Abigail Verified Background Check

Sunshine and Slobber

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"As always she was amazing! Not only does she take great care of our doggies she left the sweetest surprise for us. Our Christmas trees is covered in our daug... (more)"

Dog owners in River Bend, Des Moines, IA turn to house sitters on Rover.com for their house sitting needs. 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 can be affordable, no matter where you live or what your price range may be. Curious about how much house sitting costs in Des Moines with Rover.com? Check out our average house sitting rates near you to get an idea before getting a conversation started with a house sitter on Rover. When you leave your dog with a sitter you've connected with on Rover, you can relax, knowing your dog will be treated like family.

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 River Bend 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 River Bend, 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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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 River Bend, 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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