Doggy Day Care in Baxter, IA

Drop off your dog at your sitter's home in the morning, and pick them up in the evening.

Tip: Contact sitters now to confirm availability.
Confirmed 4th of July Availability
1. Sean

Experienced professional trainer.

Ames, IA, 50010

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"I have a very active 4 month old German Shepherd puppy and Sean keeps him busy all day! I've received pictures of him playing with his dogs and Toro is alway... (more)"

Available this weekend
2. Katrinna

Actived/relaxing FT Doggie care!

Altoona, IA, 50009

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

"Katrinna is very good with dogs! She has dog sat for me many’s times and my dogs just love her. She is very reliable and trusting. I always feel good about l... (more)"

3. Brooke

Experienced Dog Lover - large yard

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

"Thank you to Brooke for hosting Kiko on short notice. Kiko came back ready for bed which is exactly what I needed! (more)"

4. Sarah

Home full-time, next to dog park

Ames, IA, 50010

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Koko LOVES Sarah! Sarah took the time to meet Koko first to meet and greet (and Koko loved her right away). Then throughout the day, Sarah sent me texts and ... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
5. Linda

Dog loving family lots to share

Ames, IA, 50010

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

About: We are dog breeders with years of experience with dogs, training and evaluations. Our whole family are dog people and we are very hands-on playing... (more)

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
6. Elizabeth

Home full time with trails!!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

About: I had a yellow lab for 14 years and absolutely love dogs!! I can provide any and all needs for your fur baby! There will be so much fun for them an... (more)

7. Gaibrien

Home 24/7 - large fenced in yard

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

"Gaibrien has been watching my dog, Delia, who is a very nervous, high anxiety Dalmatian/Terrier mix for almost five years now. Gaibrien goes to our house eve... (more)"

8. Lisa

I love dogs & being around them!

Rhodes, IA, 50234

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

"I have known Lisa for many years. When I would travel back to Iowa, Lisa would watch my wonderful dog Booker. She took excellent care of him, as she has wi... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
9. Christina

Large fenced yard with dog leashes.

Accent, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Christina loves working with animals and taking care of them. She is great with all dogs and really down to earth. She loves playing with dogs and taking the... (more)"

10. Nora

Home full-time & willing to travel

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

"Nora has watched my black lab and Yorkie mix on multiple occasions for a weekend while I was out of town. She has been around dogs her whole life and is comf... (more)"

11. Breana

Love to take walks with dogs!

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

About: My biggest passion is caring for animals, especially dogs. I always had dogs growing up but since I’ve gotten older I never really had the time to ... (more)

12. Kelsey

Home full time no kennel time

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

About: I have been working with a variety of animals for the last seven years. I have multiple certificates, including animal husbandry, animal control of... (more)

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
13. Spencer

I LOVE to care for and walk dogs!

PLeasant Hill, IA, 50327

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

"Spencer is great with all animals. I've never met a more caring person that truly wants the best for his pet and other animals. He will save a stray and ta... (more)"

14. Jen

In the summer I am home full time.

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

About: Giving my dog the necessary activity he needs every day is always a priority to me. My basset hound/huskey Mickey loves having play dates with neig... (more)

15. Jessica

Home Full-Time, Dog Lover

East Village, DES MOINES, IA, 50309

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

"Jessica is the best dog sitter I’ve ever had. Unbelievable caring and attentive. I don’t think my dog even wanted to come home with me after staying with her... (more)"

16. Darren

Responsible,reliable, caring.

Des Moines , IA, 50317

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

"Darren made his dog hamburger and rice to mix with her food as she got older. He LOVED his Sammy girl. He has cared for my pup many times. He is patient a... (more)"

17. Jennifer

Must love dogs? Who doesn't?!

Ankeny, IA, 50021

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

"Oh my gosh! Jennifer M. loves animals. Animals love Jennifer. She is that person that looks for a person's dog when she goes to their house. She has taken c... (more)"

18. zhaoxin

Cyclone dog lover

Ames, IA, 50014

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

"Zhaoxin was flexible with time and held Willie later than we agreed on because i needed a little more time. He was very understanding and sent lots of photos... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
19. Amanda

Very experienced dog owner!!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

About: I absolutely love animals. I have always had 3-4 dogs at a time. I have experience with puppies all the way up to older dogs with special needs and... (more)

20. Crystal

mother to 2 dogs, vet tech student

Des Moines, IA, 50320

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

About: I'm a stay-at-home mom, I'm studying in the veterinary technician field and plan on in a few years become a full veterinarian. Im very flexible in ... (more)


With Rover, you can find a trustworthy, loving pet sitter to take care of your dog while you're at work or have a day full or errands. Stays are booked on Rover every minute of every day, and more than 92% of the population lives within a short drive of one of the more 40,000 sitters who've listed their services on Rover. That way, you're sure to find a doggy day care who's right for your needs. We're proud that 95% of our sitters have 100% 5-star reviews, and we think your dog will love them too. Search for a sitter who offers doggy day care, schedule a Meet & Greet, and book the stay if it seems like a good fit. No matter how often you need day care, you're sure to find a sitter who will treat your dog like family.

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