House Sitting in South Park, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. Katlin Verified Background Check

As if they were my own

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katlin was so considerate with us and our two doggies. She house sat for us while we were out of town. We've got a puppy, Peach and a 5 year old, Zelda. Peach … (more)"

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2. Jermaina Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

student & animal lover

Des Moines, IA, 50317

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jermaina was absolutely amazing!! My Boston terrier was attacked as puppy and since that he has had a fear of other dogs and people. He rarely bonds to anyone,… (more)"

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3. Emily Verified Background Check

Your dog loves walks and so do I!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moinea, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily was great with our dog! Also appreciated the updates from her when we were gone. (more)"

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4. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin is so awesome. I felt totally comfortable with Erin knowing that she would take excellent care of my pup! I knew from our first meeting that I would not … (more)"

5. Alexis Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dog lover with lots of experience!

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Alexis helped me out with a puppy when I was in a tough spot! She went above and beyond to make sure Oakley was cared after and loved while I was gone - includ… (more)"

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6. 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 and… (more)"

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7. Sara Verified Enhanced Background Check

Home full time with fenced in yard!

Norwalk, IA, 50211

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

"Sara was soooo good with our dogs and place! She kept everything tidy and our dogs were happy as ever when we returned . We highly recommend Sara. She sends… (more)"

8. Jenny Verified Background Check

Compassionate, Energetic, Attentive

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jenny watched our two lady dogs while we were out of state and she did a fabulous job! We came home to two dogs that were happy and tired from playing and wal… (more)"

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9. Sophia Verified Background Check

Attentive and Caring!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sophia watched our two dogs and house sat for us during a short weekend away. She texted updates and took great care of the dogs. She was responsive and accomm… (more)"

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10. Jillian Verified Background Check

Animal lover and school teacher♥️

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is an amazing person, she is very patient and a nurturer. Seeing her with animals is awesome. She works well with them and loves all animals unconditional… (more)"

11. Natalie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Downtown dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I started dog sitting as a kid, and now here I am - still doing it to this day! While I hope to get a dog of my own someday soon, you’ll find me livi… (more)

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12. Kendra Verified Background Check

Lover of all animals!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kendra was amazing!! She came over to our home prior to house/dog sitting to meet our babies. She kept us updated while we were away with how the dogs were doi… (more)"

13. 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

"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 the… (more)"

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14. Patricia Verified Background Check

Experienced and caring petsitter

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"I was so pleased with Tricia's work. Ordinarily we use a boarding kennel when we leave town, but last minute Spring Break plans meant no room at the inn for m… (more)"

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15. 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 Sco… (more)"

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16. Nicole Verified Background Check

Animal Lover Here to Help!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"The best! This was our first time trying the app and we asked for help later in the evening in last minute desperation. She was so kind and helpful! (more)"

17. Ellie Verified Background Check

An dog lover always with a smile!

Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ellie has always loved animals, puppy was her first word! She has always helped care for our family dogs, from feeding and grooming to training. She would take… (more)"

18. Kelli Verified Background Check

I love animals of all shapes & size

Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelli was wonderful!! We had her stay with our dog for a few nights when we were on vacation. Kelli came over prior to her stay to meet us and make sure we h… (more)"

19. Jordan Verified Background Check

Vegetarian friendly animal lover :)

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I’ve taken care of pets since I can remember, I’ve had many dogs and have pet sit since I could drive. I am a huge animal lover and I’m even vegetari… (more)

20. Tabatha Verified Background Check

Energetic Animal Lover - Fenced Yd

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Tabatha did a great job with our pup! Walks, dog park, cuddle time - she kept our Gwen active and sent a lot of photos and was great about keeping in touch. (more)"

Pet parents in South Park, Des Moines, IA love dog sitters on Rover.com. 540 owners have reviewed sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating, and 92% of pet parents live within a short drive of a dog sitter on Rover. That means Rover is the perfect place to go when you're search for loving, safe care for your best friend. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a day on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

Rover offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog and your home, turn to Rover for your South Park, Des Moines house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in South Park, Des Moines, IA who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at home. Search from hundreds of trusted South Park house sitters near you, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. Then, when you're ready, book and pay for your dog's stay all through Rover: it's easy, safe, and cashless. You get free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and cute photo updates throughout the stay. It's the easiest way to find trustworthy house sitters in South Park, Des Moines, IA for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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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 South 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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