House Sitting in Westwood, 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

"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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2. Kendra Verified Background Check

Lover of all animals!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kendra stayed with our two dogs for a weekend, and is so wonderful! I am typically a worry wart, but she made everything so easy and took great care of our b... (more)"

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3. Erin Verified Background Check

Animals are Angels on Earth

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin has been awesome. By the love and caring she showed our herd (2 dogs and 3 cats) we were able to relax and enjoy our time away. She left the place spotl... (more)"

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. 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)"

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6. 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)"

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7. Laurie Verified Background Check

Dog walker and sitter

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Laurie would make an excellent pet sitter/caregiver. Not only is Laurie a responsible person with an abundance of compassion for all animals, she has an amaz... (more)"

8. 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)"

9. Abigail Verified Background Check

Sunshine and Slobber

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I am so grateful that I got connected with Abbey!! She came to visit and meet Ozzie a few days before, and we all hit it off right from the start!! She is ... (more)"

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10. Emily Verified Background Check

Complete dog lover

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Emily grew up with dogs and was given responsibility for them at a young age. She has bathed, fed, walked and administered medication to several of our dogs... (more)"

11. Amanda Verified Background Check

I'm a Sucker for a Pupper

Waterbury, Des Moines, IA, 50312

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda is a long time pet owner and has fostered and provides long-term pet sitting for animals with special health needs with patience and love. For years s... (more)"

12. 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)"

13. 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)"

14. Allie Verified Background Check

Love to care for and play with pups

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Allie has always had a dog in her life. She loves her 2 dogs and has always spoiled them. I have two dogs of my own that Allie has taken care of multiple tim... (more)"

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15. 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)"

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)"

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17. Kelli Verified Background Check

I love animals of all shapes & size

Des Moines, IA, 50315

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelli was wonderful!! We had her stay with our dog for a few nights when we were on vacation. Kelli came over prior to her stay to meet us and make sure we... (more)"

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18. 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)"

19. Abby Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

Put their paws in good hands!!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Abby was great to work with when we left on a week long vacation. We knew our girl, Maya was in good hands and was well taken care of. Abby checked in with... (more)"

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

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