Pet Sitting & 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. Heather Verified Background Check

I love dogs, they are people too

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Heather was awesome!!! Took lots of pictures and checked in on time. Will definitely have her again. Harper loved her. She even took him for quick walks in the… (more)"

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2. Emily Verified Background Check

Pet loving home

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Emily is timely, professional, and I can tell she truly loves animals. I know my puppy is in great hands with her and that she will have a blast! Thanks Emily! (more)"

3. Kate Verified Background Check

I like dogs more than people

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have a dog of my own and she is going to be 6 soon. Being a dog owner myself I know that animals are our furry children and should be cared for as … (more)

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4. Jill Verified Background CheckRover 101

Large fenced yard & LOVES dogs!!

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill is fantastic! She has even been helping train my puppy to learn tricks and always help out last minute if needed. (more)"

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5. Meredith Verified Background Check

Love time with four-legged friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Meredith was great! I have 3 dogs and they are very high maintenance, they have diapers and weird feeding routines, she did great with all of them! (more)"

6. Taylor Verified Background Check

Home full-time, HUGE animal lover

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor is great with our pup Baxter. She does a great job letting me know her availability and being willing to drop by when I ask for a last minute check in!… (more)"

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7. Claire Verified Background Check

Experienced pet lover and pet mom!

Norwalk, IA, 50211

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I’ve known Claire since kindergarten so that would be 17 years and counting! Even when we were kids it was very obvious that Claire is an animal lover. She’s a… (more)"

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8. Adam Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

A dog’s best friend :)

Drake Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Adam has sat with our dog while we were gone on vacation for over a week, and we couldn't find anyone more capable and dependable than Adam. He is kind, gentl… (more)"

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9. Kristi Verified Background CheckRover 101

Active pet lover w/big fenced yard

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Kristi is a very responsible woman who loves dogs. I have known her for 26 years. I highly recommend Kristi to anyone looking for pet services. She will take e… (more)"

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10. Sarah Verified Background Check

I love all animals, &have two dogs.

west des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah is caring, fun, and patient. She was an amazing foster mom to my puppy and her siblings, and she will be a wonderful pet sitter! (more)"

11. Alexis Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dog lover with lots of experience!

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"There aren’t enough words to express how thankful we are for Alexis!! She communicates so often and so well that I never had to worry about my pup. She is so t… (more)"

12. Evan Verified Background CheckRover 101

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Norwalk, IA, 50211

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

"Where do I begin! Evan has worked professionally with dogs for at least 5 years, from training, fostering for shelters, even search and rescue dogs. He's sin… (more)"

13. Jeremy Verified Background Check

I love dogs with my heart and soul.

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We really appreciated Jeremy coming over to meet us & our dog & agreeing to care for our dog with very little notice. It was very comforting to have Jeremy tak… (more)"

14. MK Verified Background Check

Active, young adult pet sitter

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"MK would be the perfect sitter for your pet! She not only has experience, growing up with dogs, but also has a puppy of her own. She is compassionate, attentiv… (more)"

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15. Becca Verified Background Check

Pet sitter who is family

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Becca has dog (and cat) sat for us for years. She loves our fur babies and takes great care of them. I know they get lots of snuggles and I'm updated with cute… (more)"

16. Abby Verified Background Check

Animal Science major and dog lover

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"I have seen Abby love and care for her family dogs for many years, in addition to pet sitting. I can’t think of a bigger animal lover. She is gentle and patien… (more)"

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17. Jillian Verified Background Check

Animal lover and school teacher♥️

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jillian did a great job checking in on my cat while I was out of town. She always let me know when she was on the way, and always sent me photos and let me kno… (more)"

18. Nico Verified Background Check

Never had a life without dogs

Norwalk, IA, 50211

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Thanks for taking care of our pup, Nico! Rosie was happy and seemed well cared for when we got home. We appreciate you stepping in last minute while we went ou… (more)"

19. Abby Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Your Pet’s Family When You Can’t Be

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Punctual, polite, professional! Abby is fantastic with my pets and very respectful of our home. I’m thrilled I found her and would highly recommend for drop in… (more)"

20. Annamaria Verified Enhanced Background Check

Italian decent Full time dog lover!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Annamaria has been watching my dogs for the last 4 years, everytime we go out of town she has always been our go to person. She is very responsible, loving and… (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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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 Southwestern Hills, 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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