House Sitting in Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. 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

"We were in town for state wrestling and brought our pup Bella, but needed a sitter while we watched wrestling! Kaila was the BEST! So accommodating, sent me ... (more)"

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2. Kendra Verified Background Check

Lover of all animals!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kendra was amazing!! She came over to our home prior to house/dog sitting to meet our babies. She kept us updated while we were away with how the dogs were d... (more)"

3. 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)"

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4. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin watched my fur babies the past two weekends, I am so impressed with how great she treated them! They were so happy to see her come over each night. (I ... (more)"

5. Lexie Verified Background Check

Looking to meet my new best friend!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lexie was wonderful! Unfortunately due to recent issues our trip was cut short so Lexie didn’t get to stay with Pepper and Ali the whole time, however she di... (more)"

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6. Missy Verified Background Check

Making dogs as happy as I am!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Missy was great! She stayed at my place for a whole week while I was away on my honeymoon with my wife. She provided daily updates with pictures letting us k... (more)"

7. Jeremy Verified Background Check

I love dogs with my heart and soul.

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jeremy is the ideal pet sitter. He arrived several minutes before the desired time so he could touch up on all of my house rules and the desired schedule. He... (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)"

9. Emily Verified Background Check

Complete dog lover

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Emily has grown up with dogs her whole life. Our family has always owned multiple dogs at a time and from a young age Emily took an active role in taking car... (more)"

Active and Accepting Requests
10. Laura Verified Background Check

Lover of all fur babies

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Laura exceeded our expectations in every way! She was professional, responsible, trustworthy and super nice! She sent frequent pictures of our dog playing a... (more)"

11. Allison Verified Background Check

Animal whisperer

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Allison did a great job watching my dog and house while I was traveling. She sent pictures and kept me updated how the stay was going. I will be hiring her ... (more)"

Active and Accepting Requests (incl. from Essential Workers)
12. Katie Verified Background Check

Pro Pet Aunt! Will snuggle!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We had a great experience with Katie taking care of our dog and cats. She not only took basic care of them, but went above and beyond by spending time with t... (more)"

13. Katelyn Verified Background Check

Will love your furry family members

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"The dogs seemed relaxed when we returned and that always a good sign. Katelyn took good care of the house and watering all my flowers. ? (more)"

14. Emily Verified Background Check

Freelancer with a flexible schedule

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

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

"Emily has cared for my chihuahua mix while I've been out of town, and has frequently taken care of him when we lived together as roommates. She is very atten... (more)"

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15. Steph Verified Background Check

Love caring for dogs of all sizes!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Steph takes such good care of my dog that she is sometimes more excited to see Steph than me. Steph is very responsible and professional, and I definitely re... (more)"

16. Amber Verified Background Check

Dog loving family since day 1!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"Amber took great care of our Bolt while we were away. A huge thank you to Amber for being so incredible. We received updates and pictures with each visit whi... (more)"

17. Casandra Verified Background Check

No bark is too loud!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I needed a dog sitter overnight at the last minute and chose Casandra on Rover.com. Casandra did a great job taking care of my dog, Happy! Happy is often anx... (more)"

18. Courtney Verified Background Check

Energetic and Responsible Provider

Clive, IA, 50325

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Courtney did a great job and our dogs loved her. (more)"

19. 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)"

20. Joe Verified Enhanced Background Check

Active and loving care!

Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I have been taking care of dogs and cats since a very young age. Friends and family have always relied on me when they are out of town or busy to w... (more)

Dog lovers in Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA love house sitters on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed house sitters on Rover in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. No matter what your price range is, you might be surprised to learn how affordable house sitting in Des Moines can be when you book with Rover. Wondering how much it might cost to book house sitting? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before contacting a house sitter near you.

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

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