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 Isaiah were wonderful with our Aussies. Their Aussie is so sweet and our dogs were nice and worn out when we picked them up. They were flexible ... (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

"Abbey had a wonderful stay with Debbie. She sent lots of pictures which was great! Abbey loved all the time outdoors and playing with her dogs. (more)"

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3. Summer

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Summer for 6 years now. She and I have worked closely together for several years. Summer is organized and professional. She is very gentle and c... (more)"

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4. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

"Jeanine was very nice and treated my dog, Toby with excellent care! I could tell Toby was having fun just by the pictures she sent. It was as if Toby were on... (more)"

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5. 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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4th of July
6. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca was awesome! She swung by and met our lab mix the week before her stay, and our pup loved her. She stayed at our home for the weekend and watched o... (more)"

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7. Sarah

Large fenced yard with doggie door

South Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

"Sarah did such a wonderful job with my boxer Ali! There was so much room for Ali to play. I know my pup had a good time, because he was sad to leave when I w... (more)"

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4th of July
8. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"This was the second time we left Stormy with Evan. The first time was for two weeks and it worked out so well for us and Stormy and I did not hesitate to lea... (more)"

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9. Cory

I'll run with your dog! I love dogs

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"We call Cory our fur baby's (Dewey) BFF. Dewey gets beyond excited when he knows he will be hanging out with Cory. He is definitely an animal lover, regardle... (more)"

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10. KyLeigh

Nonstop Playtime and Adventures

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"I'm soo glad Kyleigh was able to babysit my furbaby at the last minute. I was able to go vacay w/my nieces. I was worry about him about getting anxiety. She ... (more)"

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11. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Candace and her boyfriend were amazing with Arlo! He was so happy and comfortable there. I tend to over analyze and worry, and they calmed my nerves easily. ... (more)"

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12. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Morgan was AWESOME! She sent pics and updates of our pup during his stay and made him feel right at home. we will definitely use her as our again and as much... (more)"

13. Josh

Morning walks and fenced back yard.

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Josh and his significant other were wonderful to work with. We were able to schedule a meet and greet before to check out their house and make sure our dogs ... (more)"

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14. Grace

All dogs are good dogs!

Drake Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Grace did a wonderful job watching Teddy while we were away for a few days. Teddy has never been away from home, but he felt right at home with Grace. Grac... (more)"

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15. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Rhonda and her husband were so sweet and went above and beyond to make Ella'a stay perfect. Rhonda was so flexible and gracious in working around our circums... (more)"

16. 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 was wonderful! She sent photos and updates throughout our pup's stay. She was extremely flexible and responsive and genuinely seemed to enjoy having... (more)"

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4th of July
17. Melissa

Front and Backyards are fenced!

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Loved it! Our dog had a wonderful time. She came back clean, happy and tired! We will use Melissa again if she would have us! (more)"

18. Nathan

Nate's doggy service

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Our dog had a great time with Nate and his dog. She came home tired and happy. We booked last minute and he was very accommodating. We will be back! (more)"

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19. 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 was absolutely amazing with Rocky and Riley. Looking forward to future visits and loved seeing the pictures of how my boys were doing while I was... (more)"

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20. Lindsey

I'll love your dog like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Lindsey was amazing. She helped us out in a pinch when our dog sitter cancelled at the last minute. She was very accommodating to our schedule and best of al... (more)"

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