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

31 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. Brian

I'll gladly run with your dog!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

3 repeat clients

"Brian did a great job at wearing out a very active cattle dog during the day I had to be out of town. Five stars! (more)"

3. Elizabeth

Known as the "Dog Whisperer"

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Elizabeth was great! She is very nice and took great care of our dog, I loved receiving the pictures from their time together to see my dog! I think Elizabet... (more)"

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4. Katie

young professional, love animals!

West des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Katie was great with my newly adopted dog, Edee! She was very patient and accommodating to Edees needs as she is still adapting to her new home. Katie provi... (more)"

5. Megan

Adventure pup & adventure fur-mom!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

4 repeat clients

"Reliable care - great communication! (more)"

6. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Stacy did great with Obie, no issues at all. (more)"

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

8. Katie

Reliable, life-long dog lover

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"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)"

9. Kayla

Dogs are family! I love all dogs :)

Norwalk, IA, 50321

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

3 repeat clients

"Kayla has watched my baby girl a few times now. She always does an AWESOME job! Going above and beyond to take care of her. (more)"

10. Kourtney

Let your dogs vacation with me!

Frisbie Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

11. Catherine

Who let the dogs out? I'd love to!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Catherine was amazing to both us and our two dogs. She slept here through thunder calming my girl dog and sent photos of their happy faces for us. Great comm... (more)"

12. Atalie

Your dog is in good hands!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"A good friend connected me with Atalie in 2016, when our elderly Golden Doodle had a very complicated knee surgery. We needed someone to watch the house and ... (more)"

13. Hailey

Health for the whole family

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Hailey did an amazing job watching our two dogs! We were in a pinch due to our dog sitter backing out last minute and Hailey was able to help at a moment's n... (more)"

14. Rachel

4 dogs of our own!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Rachel is an all around animal lover! She takes great care of any animal, including her own four dogs! She will care and love your pet as her own! (more)"

15. Mackenzie

Let's run, walk, play, and pet!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mackenzie is the BEST! I have a large German Shepherd who is a ball of energy, but very sweet -I must add, anyway she handles him so well. She showers him ... (more)"

16. Heaven

Will spoil with lots of love!

Kirkwood Glen, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Heaven is a great dog mom! She loves dogs and I know she'll take good care of any dog left with her. She has a big soft spot for dogs and falls in love with ... (more)"

17. Cassie

I just love dogs!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Cassie has watched our dogs many times, including week-long periods of time while we were out of town. She is very loving and caring with our dogs and treats... (more)"

18. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

2 repeat clients

About: I have been a complete animal lover my entire life! I grew up in rural Wisconsin surrounded by cats, horses, cows, and my favorite, dogs. I have al... (more)

19. Chace

Ill walk your dog down my last name

North Of Grand, des moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"This letter is in reference to Chace Street. I have had the pleasure of knowing Chace for almost two years. Chace is a friend of the family, as well as our h... (more)"

20. Courtney

Animal Science Major/Reptile Expert

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Courtney has a love and passion for animals like no other person I have known. She went back to school so she could get a degree to help her get into the an... (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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