Pet Setting & Drop Ins in River Bend, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Isabella

Dog care customized just for you!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Isabella is a dedicated and hardworking young woman who impressed me with her commitment and attention to detail. She took extra time to really understand my... (more)"

2. Mackenzie

Let's run, walk, play, and pet!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mackenzie is the BEST! I have a large German Shepherd who is a ball of energy, but very sweet -I must add, anyway she handles him so well. She showers him ... (more)"

3. Emma

Home full-time for the summer!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My dog LOVES Emma! I can always tell the days she has walked him because we come home to a calm, worn out dog instead of a wild animal. It's also helped our ... (more)"

4. Abby

Because dogs need to have fun too!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello fellow dog owner! I am a "dog mom" to two labs - Tucker (6) and Sadie (2). I used to work corporate M-F, 8 AM - 6 PM and understand the guilt... (more)

5. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

30 repeat clients

"Dala is fantastic - Goliath loved her. He is a big baby and does not like to be left alone. Knowing he was in good hands made our trip a little easier. (more)"

6. Karin

dogs, camping + coffee

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

About: I am absolutely in love with the caring and training of dogs. I have three of my own and they are my buddies! I'm a high school English teacher, an... (more)

7. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"My two pups loved having Lisa as their sitter! She was responsive to my request and replied to all messages very quickly. When we met I could tell right away... (more)"

8. Amber

I'll play with your dogs and cats

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber has helped me with my dog for many years. She does an excellent job of taking him out for walks and playing with him. She is attentive to his needs and... (more)"

9. Catherine

Who let the dogs out? I'd love to!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines , IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Catherine was amazing to both us and our two dogs. She slept here through thunder calming my girl dog and sent photos of their happy faces for us. Great comm... (more)"

Available this weekend
10. Andrew

I'll run with your dog!

Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Andrew was a fantastic dog-walker and friend for our Ruby! He clearly loves dogs, and he was enthusiastic about meeting her and learning her habits and pref... (more)"

11. Kylie

Love and quality time given here!!

Gray's Woods, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Kylie Sime is one of the most caring People I've ever met. My dogs are my children, and I would absolutely put my full trust in Kylie to take great care of m... (more)"

12. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

About: I have been a complete animal lover my entire life! I grew up in rural Wisconsin surrounded by cats, horses, cows, and my favorite, dogs. I have al... (more)

13. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I have a small shitzu of my own, and I had a toy poodle growing up, so I have always had a love for dogs. When I got older I would regularly walk t... (more)

14. Adam

Unconditional love for all dogs

Drake, Des moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

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)

15. Jennifer

Bones Jones Playcare

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

"I am Jenny's Mom. Since she was a toddler she has been an animal lover. She even won an award in 1st grade for being just that. She loves animals and has ... (more)"

16. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

3 repeat clients

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)

Available this weekend
17. Kennedy

Dog Loving Downtown Girl

East Village, des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'm a junior at the University of Northern Iowa studying Marketing and Textiles Apparel. I'm very excited to be home for the summer in Des Moines. ... (more)

18. Chelsey

I am very loving and flexible.

Union Park, des moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsey is really great with animals and she knows how to take great care of them. Chelsey knows how to train then good and knows when they need something. (more)"

Available this weekend
19. Atalie

Your dog is in good hands!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We have an 8 year old miniature golden doodle who just loves Atalie, and Atalie loves her back! She will take incredible care of your dog! (more)"

20. 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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When it comes to pet care and pet sitting, pet owners in River Bend, Des Moines, IA trust their pets with sitters on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed pet sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. Pet 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 pet sitter on Rover for just about every price range and lifestyle. Wondering how much you might expect to pay for a pet sitter and pet care on Rover? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before you begin a conversation with a sitter who seems like a great match.

As pet lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your pet when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect River Bend pet sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for trusted pet sitters while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a pet sitter in River Bend, Des Moines who meets your and your pet'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 pet, 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 pet sitters and dog walkers.

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