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. Elizabeth

Known as the "Dog Whisperer"

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 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)"

2. Katie

young professional, love animals!

West des moines, IA, 50265

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

5 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)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
3. Katy

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

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Katy is great with my energetic dog. I can already tell a difference with her behavior after three days. Thanks! ? (more)"

4. Hannah

Your dog will be happy with me!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Excellent, our girls love her! (more)"

5. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

2 repeat clients

"Morgan did a great job with our pooch Peter. She was terrific at following our detailed instructions. Send a few update via texts with photos of Peter. The... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
6. Natalie

I will pamper your pooch

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

2 repeat clients

"Natalie was great with our two pups! She gave medication to our girl with an injured paw and communicated quickly. We'll hire her again! (more)"

7. Kayla

Dogs are family! I love all dogs :)

Norwalk, IA, 50321

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

6 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)"

8. Cade

Teacher with summers free

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Cade is a very responsible and giving person. He treats his pet bulldog Zelda as if she were a child. He takes care of all Zedla's needs and makes sure she ... (more)"

9. Mackenzie

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

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
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. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"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)"

12. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Stacey came the night before to meet us and get instructions. The day of, she sent pictures before and after the visit and even stayed longer to allow Stella... (more)"

13. Cheyenne

Daily walks and dog parks!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello! If you’re looking for someone who loves your dog just as much as you do, you’ve found the right person! I LOVE animals and I’ve been working... (more)

14. Elizabeth

Flexible & loving Beaverdale sitter

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

About: I grew up in an extremely pet friendly home full of dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, and reptiles! I have lived and worked in homes with medium and smal... (more)

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
15. Molly

Flexible Schedule, Fun, Dog Lover!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Molly received her beloved corgi, Gordo as a surprise gift a year and a half ago. Ever since that day, she has been the most loving and responsible dog owner... (more)"

16. Beth

Home during the day! Fenced in yard

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

About: I am a dog lover. I will provide daily walks either around my neighbor or yours. At my home, I have a decent sized fenced in yard. The yard is grea... (more)

17. Tina

Ready to play with your pup!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Tina babysat my sweet pug while he attended a pug themed birthday party and he had a BLAST. She made sure to keep me updated on how he was doing and sent pho... (more)"

18. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

About: Have been caring for dogs my entire life, dogs are just what make me happy. I love to play with all kinds of dogs. As far as care go, I always star... (more)

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
19. Melanie

Veterinary Technician- love dogs-

Frisbie Park, Desmoines, IA, 50312

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Melanie is an experienced vet tech who has cared for my Labrador. She is very good with animals and gives my special Labby playtime and loving care! I feel ... (more)"

20. Payton

Will care for dog like it's my own.

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been around dogs my whole life. They are, in my opinion, the best companion someone can have. I have had experience with pretty much all siz... (more)

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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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