Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Southwestern Hills, 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. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

23 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)"

2. Rebecca

Paws-itively your pets pal!

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Rebecca did a wonderful job taking care of our fur babies! She was dependable and respectful of our home. We will definitely use her again! Thanks Rebecca! (more)"

3. 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)"

4. Andrea

Fun & friendly, loves all animals

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"My dogs love having Andrea drop in to see them. (more)"

5. Katie

young professional, love animals!

West des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have an almost 2 year old cairn terrier mix of my own so I'm used to handling a high energy dog :) Peanut is only 20 lbs so I prefer to care for ... (more)

6. JENNIFER

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

2 repeat clients

"Jennifer was absolutely perfect. She responded to an emergency that we had and was a lifesaver for us and our pets. (more)"

7. Shannon

Wiener lover!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Shannon looked in on my cat over the weekend and took great care of her! She agreed to watch my cat on short notice and was very flexible; she worked with my... (more)"

8. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"Anna was fantastic! Great communication and updated me each time she visited my pets. I will certainly be asking Anna to watch my pets in the future! 5 stars... (more)"

9. Jordan

Huge dog lover!

Clive, IA, 50325

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

3 repeat clients

"Jordan did a great job, my dogs liked her and I appreciated the pictures! I also appreciated knowing all "business" had been done by each of my dogs! Will hi... (more)"

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10. 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 two of my own and they are my buddies! I'm a high school English teacher, and ... (more)

11. Jordan

Dog lover

Beaverdale, Des Moinss , IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

About: I love all animals- I would love to help take care of your pets :) I live in a home with a fenced in back yard in Beaverdale. I have a roommate wh... (more)

12. 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)

13. Selena

It's Like a Vaca for Your Fur Baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Selena watched my two pups when I went on vacation. She treated them wonderfully, took them on walks and played fetch for hours, which my lab absolutely love... (more)"

14. Andrea

Pawsitively Playful Pup Sitter

East Village, Des Moines , IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Great experience, thanks Andrea! (more)"

15. Kourtney

Let your dogs vacation with me!

Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I would totally recommend Kourtney to take care of anyone's pet. She love's animals & works at a Vet clinic. We sent to Colorado & had her come over to our h... (more)"

16. 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 has watched my English Mastiff, Gus, a number of times now, and she does a wonderful job! Not only do I trust her to show up when she says she will, ... (more)"

17. Trace

Responsible, Caring, and Flexible

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Trace is a very responsible and kind young man who loves dogs. As a college student, he can't have his own dog right now and it's obvious that he enjoys spen... (more)"

18. Zoey

Patient & friendly dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is Zoey and I am a 24 years old. I am very friendly, patient and easy going. I have a passion for animals and love to take care of them... (more)

19. Meghan

Worked at a Vet for 2 1/2 years!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Meghan is excellent with dogs of all kinds and sized, and she adores them too! She spends most of her time working at a veterinary clinic, so she is well edu... (more)"

20. 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)

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Pet parents in Southwestern Hills, 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 pet sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your pets and check in on you home, turn to Rover. It's easy to find a loving Southwestern Hills pet sitter on Rover who'll give your pet one-on-one attention while you're away, and take care of your home. Search from hundreds of trusted pet sitters in Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your pet(s). 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 house and pet sitter all through Rover: it's easy, safe, and cashless. You'll have the peace of mind knowing that your sitter has free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and will send you cute photo updates throughout the stay. Rover is the easiest way to find trustworthy Southwestern Hills pet sitters and avoid the kennel.

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