House Sitting in Southwestern Hills, 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

6 repeat clients

"We had a great experience using Rebecca to sit at our house to care for our 3 dogs over the holidays while we were out of state. Not many sitters want to ta... (more)"

2. Susan

Caring and Dependable Pet Sitter

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Susan is always great. Our dogs adore her and we feel like they are in such good hands. Susan does many kind and thoughtful things in our home while we're ... (more)"

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3. Laurel

Soon-to-be full time dog walker!

Beaverdale, DES MOINES, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Laurel was greasy! Our dog is a rescue and is still a bit fearful of strangers. Laurel took the time to get to know Max so he was not frightened while we wer... (more)"

4. Elizabeth

Known as the "Dog Whisperer"

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Elizabeth was amazing! We loved her and so did Kirby! Kirby was in the cone due to a bad paw and Elizabeth took wonderful care of him. She is very trustworth... (more)"

5. 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)

6. 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)"

7. Sarah

Dogs Are Family Members

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

About: I promise safe, loving and compassionate care for your dog(s), treating them like my own. I am a LONGtime dog lover and owner (hypoallergenic wheat... (more)

8. 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)"

9. 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)"

10. 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)"

11. 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)"

12. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

2 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)

13. 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)"

14. Chelbi

College kid that just loves dogs.

Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Chelbi has been a loving caretaker for the elderly dog in our home. Her patience and devotion to the animal's health has had a profound affect on its well-be... (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. Megan

I'm very connected with animals!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been with dogs almost my entire life. I aspired to be a vet all the way through high school and I even provided amateur vet services on my m... (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. Katie

Your pet and I are best friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Katie was wonderful! I felt comfortable leaving her with my keys and my fur babies from the time I met her! We loved getting some pictures while we were out ... (more)"

19. 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)"

20. Madeline

Life long dog owner and lover!

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

About: I absolutely love dogs of all ages and sizes. I have experience with house sitting and drop in visits. I am a high school senior so I am available ... (more)

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In Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, dog lovers trust 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 stars. Booking house sitting in Southwestern Hills can be incredibly affordable, no matter what price range you're looking for. Curious about what it might cost to book house sitting in Des Moines on Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before reaching out and beginning 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 Southwestern Hills, Des Moines house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Southwestern Hills, 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 Southwestern Hills 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 Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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