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Pet Setting & Drop Ins in Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA

Book a pet sitter to stop by your home a few times a day to feed and play with your dog.

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1. Summer

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Summer responded to us quickly and was very easy to work with on times and arrangements, especially since we were asking for the next day! She sent AWESOME p... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
2. Katy

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

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katy went above and beyond this week by taking my pup to Daycare for me and feeding her in the morning since I had to stay late at work for a meeting! She is... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
3. Kendra

Home full-time, dog park fan!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"I cannot express how grateful I am that our Rizzo was so well taken care of while we were away. We were sent photos and videos of our lil guy, who got the ch... (more)"

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4. Ally

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Having never used Rover.com I had no idea what to expect. After meeting with Ally I had no doubts that she would be able to handle my dogs while we were out ... (more)"

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5. Kaitlin

Fenced in yard, home away from home

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Katie loves dogs. She loves everything about them. She has taken care of our dog, Kolbe several times when we have been on vacation. Katie is very responsibl... (more)"

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6. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Sydney is one of the few people that we trust with our 2 border collies (their grandma being the other we leave them with). She's very attentive and gives t... (more)"

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7. Dana

Lover of all dogs big and small

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Dana is a commendable dog owner and a respectful worker. She loves animals and shows kindness and patience when working with them. I highly recommend her for... (more)"

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8. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"We ❤️ Miss Kate!!! (more)"

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9. Cheryl

Former Vet Tech is Home FULL-TIME

Urbandale Ia., IA, 50322

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

"We had Cheryl over for drop in visits while we were out of town for the weekend. Our dogs are not used to being away from home or without us for long so thi... (more)"

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10. Laurie

Home FT, LG yard, own 2 dogs

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

".It was great to go on vacation and know our cat was in such great care! We loved the pictures and updates! Thank you for a worry free vacation! (more)"

11. Liisi

Ultra animal lover!

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Liisi took care of my dog, Mabel on a moments notice and how willing to adjust her schedule to meet my needs. She not only took care of her but sent me photo... (more)"

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12. Meredith

Work at home, give great belly rubs

WEST DES MOINES, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Meredith has cared for my senior dog on several occasions. She is so caring and aware of her needs and I feel very lucky to have her taking care of my fur b... (more)"

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13. Reilly

I'm a true dog lover and I run.

Urbandale, IA, 50322

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Reilly won't just check in on your pet, he will cuddle with them, walk them, or even lay with them and watch a movie if needed. My pet is very old with a few... (more)"

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14. Jared

Energetic, passionate dog lover

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I'm a young professional with a love for pets of all kind! I grew up on a dairy farm in upstate, New York and have cared for a variety of dogs, cat... (more)

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15. Cory

I'll run with your dog! I love dogs

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Cory did a wonderful job taken care of Louie. Will definitely use again. (more)"

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16. Molly

I love your pup already!

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I'm a very bubbly and active person, so I am more than qualified to accommodate your pet's playful needs! I have lots of experience with young pups... (more)

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17. Brianna

A pro used to animals of all sorts!

Des Moines, IA, 50310

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I've never not had a dog in my home, and animals and I have a special bond. My first job was taking care of dogs in a doggie day care. When I lived... (more)

Confirmed availability
4th of July
18. Amanda

student with passion for animals!

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda is an animal lover and has a huge heart. She is responsible and is someone you can count on. She has a lot of energy. (more)"

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19. Kristen

Life’s an adventure, better w/ pets

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Kristen is wonderful with animals! She's very caring and patient. She's also very responsible and will give your pets the best care! If you want a dog sitter... (more)"

20. Zach

Interaction and love

West Des Moines, IA, 50065

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My first job at 12 years old was working of a dog groomer walking dogs. It was truly one of my favorite experiences of my life. Now that I am a l... (more)

Dog lovers in Waveland Woods, Des Moines, IA love pet sitters on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed pet 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 pet sitting in Des Moines can be when you book with Rover. Wondering how much it might cost to book pet sitting? Check out our average pet sitting rates to get an idea before contacting a pet sitter near you.

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 Waveland Woods 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 Waveland Woods, 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 Waveland Woods pet sitters and avoid the kennel.

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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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How it works

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1) Browse Sitters

We make it easy to find affordable & reliable sitters near you.

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2) Contact Sitters

Chat about your dog and your specific needs. Even meet in person before booking if you really want to.

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3) Book & pay

Our platform makes it easy and secure. No cash necessary.

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.