House Sitting in Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"House/pet sitting with Erin was a wonderful experience! She made sure to meet in the location she would be sitting to meet my dog and go over particulars of wh… (more)"

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2. Emily Verified Background Check

Your dog loves walks and so do I!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moinea, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Emily was great with our dog! Also appreciated the updates from her when we were gone. (more)"

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3. Sarah Verified Background Check

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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 exa… (more)"

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4. Katie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Confident, Fun Loving and Gentle!

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Katie was great! She did everything we requested-like walking the dogs each day and spent time with them. She left the house clean and spotless when we got bac… (more)"

5. Alexis Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dog lover with lots of experience!

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Above and beyond! Alexis is truly a Dog lover through and through. This was our first experience with Rover and our first experience hiring someone to help wit… (more)"

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6. Kelly Verified Background Check

Animal Lover

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I highly recommend Kelly as a dog/cat sitter. she takes that extra step to interact with your pet. I will most definitely use her again. (more)"

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7. Laura Verified Background Check

Lover of all fur babies

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"I’m so happy we choose Laura to watch our dog amelia last weekend! Laura was great with dealing with our dog who has horrible anxiety. She made her feel safe. … (more)"

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8. Amy Verified Background Check

Cat Mom and Dog Whisperer

Johnston, IA, 50131

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amy was amazing! She was our first experience using Rover and house sat for us. The experience was everything I had hoped for, Amy and Sweded all of our questi… (more)"

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9. Emily Verified Background Check

Pet loving home

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"I am so glad we found someone we can trust with our dog! Emily is responsible, trustworthy, and caring. We get so nervous leaving him but everything went great… (more)"

10. Tamijha Verified Background Check

Animals have a big place in my ❤️

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Tamijha is very trustworthy and spoils Duke. She provides me with updates and photos and is willing to also watch my foster dogs too. Duke is a big fan of Ta… (more)"

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11. Kathy Verified Background Check

Energetic and caring pet lover

Urbandale, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kathy is the epidemy of a dog lover. When she had her dogs they enjoyed the attention, care and play with her. Kathy loves to walk and could be seen every da… (more)"

12. Jenny Verified Background Check

Compassionate, Energetic, Attentive

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jenny did a wonderful job house sitting for our corgi. She followed all of my instructions (and I’ll be the first to admit I can be a crazy dog mom) and sent p… (more)"

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13. Paige Verified Enhanced Background Check

Reliable, responsible pet sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Paige did an amazing job watching our animals! But it was more than that, she took care of our house and even ran the dishwasher! She was great at keeping us u… (more)"

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14. Lindsey Verified Background CheckRover 101

I'll love your dog like my own!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Fantastic experience! Last minute help badly needed and she was able to accommodate. So flexible and not to mention extremely kind. My puppy Oscar misses her a… (more)"

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15. Jillian Verified Background Check

Animal lover and school teacher♥️

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jillian is one of the kindest, most hard working people I know! She is a full-time Elementary school teacher who has a passion for dogs and exercise on the sid… (more)"

16. 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 did … (more)"

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17. Heidi Verified Background CheckRover 101

Caring Pet Sitting in my Home

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"Petunia enjoyed her stay at Heidi's, She came home happy and didnt't give me a hard time later. (more)"

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18. Sophia Verified Background Check

Attentive and Caring!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sophia was excellent. She made our vacation less stressful, knowing that she was taking care of our doggie at our house rather then a kennel! She did an exce… (more)"

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19. Tracy Verified Background Check

Must love animals, very active!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Tracy loves dogs and is very good with them, She has watched my dogs for the past 15 years.She send a lot of time walking them and playing with them. (more)"

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20. Holly Verified Enhanced Background CheckRoverGO

Full time Walker and Animal lover!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Holly was great! She kept a good eye on Cooper while he was a little sick and I had to be away. I got lots of pictures and a detailed report when I came back! (more)"

Dog owners in Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA love booking house sitting with sitters on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed house sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking house sitting can be super affordable, no matter where you live. Trust us, we think you'll be pleasantly surprised. Curious what it might cost to book house sitting with Rover? Check out our average house sitting rates to get an idea before reaching out and starting a conversation with a house sitter near you in Waveland Woods.

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 Woods, Des Moines house sitting needs. On Rover, it's easy to find a loving dog sitter in Waveland Woods, 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 Woods 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 Woods, 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 Waveland Woods, 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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