House Sitting in Waterbury, Des Moines, IA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

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1. Meredith Verified Background Check

Love time with four-legged friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"Meredith did a great job with puppy Rusty. She stayed overnight and kept him busy on a cold winter day and evening. Her report was very complete and Rusty l... (more)"

Confirmed availability
This weekend
2. Amanda Verified Background Check

I will take care of your furry baby

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda was wonderful. She was friendly, clean, and responsible. We hired her to house-, dog-, and cat-sit over a long weekend. She was great with our four... (more)"

3. Lexie Verified Background Check

Looking to meet my new best friend!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My wife and I have had Lexie watch our dogs for a few weekends now, and she has done great. Very responsive To any questions we have (more)"

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4. Robin Verified Background Check

A dog lover helping pet parents

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Robin took amazing care of our pets and left the house is perfect condition. Very trustworthy. We have a special needs dog and she was soooo good with her! 1... (more)"

5. Katie Verified Background Check

Wanna' go for a walk?

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have taken care of both dogs and cats alike since the age of 14. In high school, I had a rotation of 4 dogs that I would let out over the weekend... (more)

6. Taylor Verified Background Check

I'll run and snuggle for hours

West Des Moines, IA, 50021

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor took very good care of our dogs. We will book her again (more)"

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7. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin did a fabulous job checking in on my three cats! She was extremely communicative and dedicated to caring for the boys. I would most definitely hire her ... (more)"

8. Abigail Verified Background Check

Sunshine and Slobber

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"As always she was amazing! Not only does she take great care of our doggies she left the sweetest surprise for us. Our Christmas trees is covered in our daug... (more)"

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9. Kaila Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fenced in backyard - photo updates!

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Bodhi loved staying with Kaila and Hamm. I’m not sure she wanted to come home! Kaila provided excellent care to our aging lab, and her black lab Hamm was als... (more)"

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10. Josie Verified Background Check

Trustworthy and Kind-experienced!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Josie is great! My dog loved her. She kept in constant contact while I was out of town. She left my house completely clean. I would wholeheartedly recommend ... (more)"

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11. Chelsea Verified Background CheckRover 101

Professional & trustworthy sitter!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Chelsea was AWESOME!! She watched our very energetic 2 year old Retriever for five days and sent us pictures and updates daily. We came home to a very happy,... (more)"

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President's Day
12. Katie Verified Background Check

Pro Pet Aunt! Will snuggle!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie is fantastic with our friendly dog and angry cat! Katie follows our instructions as we have particular pets. I also enjoy that she sends us photos and ... (more)"

13. Sarah Verified Background Check

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Sarah was so good with my critters! When she stayed overnights here, it was brutally cold. She took the time to coax my dog into wearing her booties... Not e... (more)"

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14. 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 has always adored animals of all kind, but it’s dogs, in particular, that find a special place in her heart. Her face lights up the moment she spots on... (more)"

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15. Hunter Verified Background Check

Hi! I’d love to pet your pets!!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"Hunter was great with the dogs. She took good care of them while I was out of the country. I was able to enjoy vacation knowing they were in her care. Will... (more)"

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This weekend
16. Ellie Verified Enhanced Background Check

I love pets like they’re my own!

Ingersoll Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ellie did a great job watching our 4 dogs and 1 cat for 4 days. We are particular and careful about who we have stay with our pets and hiring Ellie was a gre... (more)"

17. Katie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Confident, Fun Loving and Gentle!

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting

"Katie was absolutely amazing! This was my first experience using Rover, and I got matched with the perfect person! She was so patient and attentive. Definite... (more)"

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18. Kathy Verified Enhanced Background Check

Love & Compassion Meow & Furever

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kathy is a wonderful animal loving human. She has risked her life saving animals from traffic. She has saved so many dogs and cats, I have lost track. Kathy ... (more)"

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This weekend
19. Allison Verified Background Check

Animal whisperer

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Allison has watched our dogs for over four years now, and she had done a wonderful job. It is so hard to trust people with your dogs, especially elderly dogs... (more)"

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20. Kaitlin Verified Background Check

Caring and patient pet lover

Salisbury Oaks, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Kaitlin Is amazing with Charlie, our cavachon. When I leave Charlie with Kaitlin I am worry-free because she becomes so connected with him. She plays with ... (more)"

Dog owners in Waterbury, Des Moines, IA turn to house sitters on Rover.com for their house sitting needs. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed house sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. House sitting can be affordable, no matter where you live or what your price range may be. Curious about how much house sitting costs in Des Moines with Rover.com? Check out our average house sitting rates near you to get an idea before getting a conversation started with a house sitter on Rover. When you leave your dog with a sitter you've connected with on Rover, you can relax, knowing your dog will be treated like family.

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 Waterbury, Des Moines house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Waterbury, 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 Waterbury 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 Waterbury, Des Moines, IA for your dog: people who'll treat him like family.

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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 Waterbury, 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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