Dog Boarding in Capitol East, Des Moines, IA

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1. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Sydney and her husband are wonderful dog sitters. Bowie gives them five golden paws.? He loved all the toys and the big yard. Of course being able to play wi... (more)"

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2. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"My Piggy had a blast :) she was so happy when I picked her up and she loved Debbie! I got pictures and updates and didn't have to worry about my baby :) (more)"

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Labor Day
3. Summer

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Summer S. would be a great dog walker! she is A very loving, down to earth women with a special love for animals. She is very trustworthy, responsible and mo... (more)"

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This weekend
4. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

"We couldn't have been happier with Jeanine! She responded quickly to our request and took the time to meet with us and our pup before our trip. She kept us u... (more)"

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5. Tacylin

Vet assistant, experienced sitter

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

About: I've been an animal lover my whole life, but I started pet sitting as a teenager (around 14) for friends of the family. Ever since then I've been t... (more)

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Labor Day
6. Heather

Home in the evening-fenced yard.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding

"Heather took great care of our 14 year old lab mix. She was attentive to all the details of our old dog's care and easy to communicate with. Highly recommended! (more)"

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7. Sarah

One acre fenced yard with dog door!

South Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

"Very happy with Sarah’s care of our pups. You could see that they bonded well with her and her dogs. She went above and beyond our expectations. I KNOW I wil... (more)"

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8. Jill

Home full time & large fenced yard

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Excellent care. Jill went above and beyond taking my dog on walks and car rides and giving treats and snuggles to help her stay calmer as it was her first Ro... (more)"

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Labor Day
9. John

24 hour Calm and Balanced home.

Downtown Des Moines, des moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding

"John is very intuitive and calm, a great personality to have around dogs. He came to my place to meet my little chihuahua- Boston mix to help me with some o... (more)"

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Labor Day
10. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Our pup Ollie always has the best time at Rhonda's. He is always happy when we drop off and pick up! She does a great job at touching base with us and sendin... (more)"

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Labor Day
11. Jordan

I love taking care of dogs

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jordan did a wonderful job watching my bird Bob in her home. She sent reports and kept me posted. I will definitely use her again. (more)"

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12. Mk

Active, young adult pet sitter

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Mk was an awesome sitter for my big baby, Luka! She did an excellent job making sure he was well taken care of and comfortable. I can tell he was almost a li... (more)"

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13. Ashly

G Shepherd loves to host pawties

Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding

"Boomer and Roxy were very well taken care of by Ashly and her family. Their dog Tony was very friendly and my dogs loved playing together. Thanks! (more)"

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14. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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"Knowledgeable and kind caretakers. My dog seemed to like it there and I appreciated hearing how well he did for them. The pics throughout the week were a ver... (more)"

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15. Elizabeth

Home fulltime with an energetic pup

Gray's Woods, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Elizabeth is a very compassionate person. She loves all animals and is extremely responsible. I would, without hesitation, recommend her. I trust her with... (more)"

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Labor Day
16. Sadie

Dog-Friendly Downtown Des Moines!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sadie loves dogs. She grew up with her dog Holly and has continued to have a dog in her life. She is kind, compassionate, sensitive, caring and responsible... (more)"

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17. Shae

I'll run and play with your dog!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Shae is by far our first choice when we need a dog sitter. Our puppy, Dallas loves her! Shae always stays in communication with us on a regular basis, elimi... (more)"

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18. Josh

Morning walks and fenced back yard.

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Sutter loved staying with Josh and playing with Dixie. Our flight home got delayed and they were very understanding and accommodating. We’ll likely board wit... (more)"

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Labor Day
19. Amanda

Fenced-in yard and a love for dogs!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"We had a great experience working with Amanda. She was easy to coordinate with and so nice throughout the process. On top of that, our pups had a great time ... (more)"

20. Tina

Ready to play with your pup!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tina and her husband were great to work with! They are friendly and professional couple who took really great care of my dog. :) Stanley came home happy and ... (more)"

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