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.

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1. Summer

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Summer responded to us quickly and was very easy to work with on times and arrangements, especially since we were asking for the next day! She sent AWESOME p... (more)"

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2. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Sydney is one of the few people that we trust with our 2 border collies (their grandma being the other we leave them with). She's very attentive and gives t... (more)"

3. Jill

Home full time & large fenced yard

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Jill is fantastic! She has taken care of my boys (Slugger and Rocky) on and off over the last five years. She's taken them to the vet for me, let them out ov... (more)"

4. Katy

Katy's my name, walking dogs is...

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Can’t say enough great things about Katy! She helps relieve stress during my busy season of work and gives Hazel the attention she needs when I am away. (more)"

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5. Ally

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Having never used Rover.com I had no idea what to expect. After meeting with Ally I had no doubts that she would be able to handle my dogs while we were out ... (more)"

6. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca loves dogs and has been great when watching my lab! She is responsible and always takes my dog out on adventures! I’d recommend her to anyone. (more)"

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7. Sandra

Fenced in yard for play & exercise

Norwalk, IA, 50211

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have been friends with Sandi for many many years. She is the most caring loving person with animals that I've ever seen. She has always had dogs who are al... (more)"

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8. Laurie

Home FT, LG yard, own 2 dogs

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

".It was great to go on vacation and know our cat was in such great care! We loved the pictures and updates! Thank you for a worry free vacation! (more)"

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9. Jennifer

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Jennifer was great and we will definitely use her again! (more)"

10. Meredith

Work at home, give great belly rubs

WEST DES MOINES, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Meredith has cared for my senior dog on several occasions. She is so caring and aware of her needs and I feel very lucky to have her taking care of my fur b... (more)"

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11. Katie

Reliable, life-long dog lover

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie was fantastic to work with! She was available to meet me and my dogs and help me on short notice and it was obvious she took great care of them on the... (more)"

12. Jasmyn

Will run w/dog and have toys!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jasmyn has been a dog sitter for us on many occasions when my family have gone on vacation, she is a great young lady, very determined and focused on whateve... (more)"

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13. Amanda

student with passion for animals!

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda is an animal lover and has a huge heart. She is responsible and is someone you can count on. She has a lot of energy. (more)"

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14. Jean

Perfect vacation for your pup here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jean is a great dog owner with a fantastic, well-mannered pup. She lives near a dog park and hiking trail, so walks and playtime are easy. I've watched her d... (more)"

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15. Tabatha

Energetic Animal Lover - Fenced Yd

Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

About: I love dogs! They are the best companions in life, in my opinion. They have the biggest hearts, and they genuinely love their families. I'd love to... (more)

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16. Crystalyn

It’s a Dogs World!!!!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I’m a fun, energetic and out-going mother of 2. I enjoy being outdoors and going for.long bike rides on the local trails. I am passionate about wor... (more)

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17. Jared

Energetic, passionate dog lover

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I'm a young professional with a love for pets of all kind! I grew up on a dairy farm in upstate, New York and have cared for a variety of dogs, cat... (more)

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18. Eric

Experienced and reliable caretaker

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Eric is a good friend of mine. He is a responsible, trustworthy, and especially caring person! He's very comfortable around pets and has a ton of experience ... (more)"

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19. Kassi

I'll run with your dog, dog lover

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"She is very outgoing and loves dogs. Enjoys playing with dogs. Will show them the attention they need. Very patient and will do anything to make the dog comf... (more)"

20. Mell

I love dogs more than most people

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

About: I will give your pet the love and care it needs. I’m available most days and almost every night. I have experience giving medications, and I am wil... (more)

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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