House Sitting in Union Park, Des Moines, IA

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1. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

22 repeat clients

"All of our animals were so happy when we got home! She played with the puppies and sent us pictures! It was so warming to us knowing they all had smiles on t... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
2. Rachel

4 dogs of our own!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Rachel was very friendly and helpful during the initial visit. Her husband did help with the dogs but I never met him or interacted with him. The dogs ... (more)"

3. Stacey

Simply put, I love dogs.

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Stacey is an absolute doll! She came by earlier in the week to meet me, the pups and see the house. I got pics while I was away of my happy fur babies and th... (more)"

4. 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)"

5. Taylor

I'll run and snuggle for hours

Ankeny, IA, 50021

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor is fantastic with my dogs, Cooper & Zoey (bichon frise). We've been so lucky to have her help! Taylor is reliable, patient, has a huge heart, and is f... (more)"

6. Kristina

Never take vacation!

Johnston, IA, 50131

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I was worried about leaving my dog over the holiday, as I just rescued him three weeks earlier. Kristina did an outstanding job, she took excellent care of ... (more)"

7. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"Adam was great! He took good care of my two rambunctious pups on short notice. Communication was great and I felt good about leaving them in his capable hand... (more)"

8. 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)"

9. Lisa

Dog-lover looking to serve

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"Lisa was great. She took the time to come meet us and spent time getting to know the dogs, their routine & habits. Everything went smoothly with her stay. Sh... (more)"

10. Bailey

dogs deserve the best we can give

Ankeny, IA, 50032

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bailey dog-sat for us while we traveled for several days. Prior to our trip, she stopped by the house to get the lay of the land, and to meet Cisco. Cisco is... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
11. Emily

Dog Lover Providing Excellent Care

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"We will definitely be in touch next time my husband and I are out of town! Thank you for taking such good care of our home and our pups! (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
12. Caitlyn

100% chance of spoiling your dog

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I would HIGHLY recommend Caitlyn. This was my first time leaving my pupper and Caitlyn was courteous and kind and that put me at ease. She kept me informed b... (more)"

13. Sarah

I'll love your doggo as much as you

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah is amazing and Percy loved having her house sit him. She communicated and went above and beyond! Thanks Sarah (more)"

14. Hannah

Your dog will be happy with me!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Hannah was great & very responsive! I will definitely book with her again. (more)"

Available this weekend
15. Natalie

Law student looking for puppy love

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I have been responsible for our family pets since I was a kid and have dog sat for various families throughout the years. I love all kinds of dogs ... (more)

16. Cass

I love your dog like my family!

Beaverdale, Des Monies, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Cass was very reliable, friendly and did a great job keeping me posted on her stay with my dogs. I'm looking forward to having her dog sit again! (more)"

17. Rainie

Experience with all types of dogs

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I love all pets, but dogs have always been one of my favorites. I grew up in a house with numerous dogs, but I've recently moved away to go to scho... (more)

18. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Brianna did a good job taking care of our dog and cats while we were gone. And when our planned leaving and return times got shifted, she was very accommodat... (more)"

19. Christine

Dog Pawsitive

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have 15 plus years of pet walking and pet sitting dogs and other interesting pets. Years ago when I started my business, my intent was to make it... (more)

20. Christine

Let me love your dog

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Christine is great with my shepherd/collie mix, Bodhi. It is very obvious she's a dog lover. He is always so excited when she comes over. She is very loving ... (more)"

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Rover offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog and your home, turn to Rover for your Union Park, Des Moines house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Union Park, Des Moines, IA who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at home. Search from hundreds of trusted Union Park house sitters near you, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. 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 dog's stay all through Rover: it's easy, safe, and cashless. You get free premium insurance, a team of safety experts available 24/7, and cute photo updates throughout the stay. It's the easiest way to find trustworthy house sitters in Union Park, Des Moines, IA for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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