Dog Boarding in Carpenter, Des Moines, IA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight at your sitter's home.

1. Lori Verified Background Check

Retired - all day dog spoiling.

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

Dog Boarding

"Lori was fantastic with our 2 beagles, and her dog Roxie was an extremely gracious hostess as well. Our dogs were able to make themselves at home. I apprec... (more)"

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2. Heather Verified Background Check

I love dogs, they are people too

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Heather and family were wonderful with our two dogs. She kept us up to date with daily photos. They were even walked daily, which is wonderful. One of our do... (more)"

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3. 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

"Our experience boarding with Kaila was superb! It was our senior dog Twingo’s first time staying with her, so we had a meet and greet ahead of time to make... (more)"

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4. Shonn & Yoom Verified Background Check

I own 2 service dogs we care 4 pets

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Shonn and Yoon were fantastic! We scheduled frequent updates and they provided. They were very knowledgeable and prepared. They were a pleasure to work with ... (more)"

5. Summer Verified Background Check

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Great communication and very friendly. I greatly appreciated Summer’s flexibility in taking Surly in the morning for me and he seemed to really enjoy his st... (more)"

6. Megan Verified Background Check

I treat your animals like my own!

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"Megan was great! She took my dogs in like they were her own. She kept me updated with what was going on and sent pictures. Will definitely be using her again... (more)"

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7. Tania Verified Background Check

We just want to hang out w/your pet

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"Wow! Tania was the absolute best dog sitter! I hadn’t known anyone in IA but By looking at her doggies glamour shots in her profile, I knew right off the bat... (more)"

8. Sydney Verified Background CheckRover 101

Available Over the Holidays!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Sydney was great. She was very pleasant and capable for handling our doberman puppy. She worked around our schedule for drop off and pickups. I would defin... (more)"

9. Ashley Verified Background Check

Your Family, My Friend :)

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Ashley was great with our Pup Ollie. He had a lot of fun and she even taught him a new trick. Highly recommend her for any of your puppy needs! (more)"

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10. Colton & Jasmine Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fun Family of Five!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

"Colton and Jasmine were wonderful hosts for Bruce. They were super professional, responded timely to messages and inquiries, had a great set up at their home... (more)"

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11. Brad & Sundie Verified Enhanced Background Check

Welcome to The Rescue Ranch!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"My fiance and I had a last minute issue come up, and Brad and Sundie happily agreed to dog sit for us for the weekend. This was my first time using Rover and... (more)"

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12. Erin & Chris Verified Background Check

Going away? Let your pet play!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding

"Our Goldendoodle pup had a great time staying with this family, and I was confident in their care and the awesome amount of updates and pictures they provide... (more)"

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13. Dana Verified Background Check

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 was responsive, extremely easy to work with, great with our pups, and had the perfect home for them. We will definitely book with her again! (more)"

14. Casandra Verified Background Check

No bark is too loud!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Our dog had a great stay at Casandra’a house! She got plenty of walks, playtime, and snuggles. I appreciated Casandra keeping us updated on how Molly was doi... (more)"

15. Leah Verified Background Check

4th yr Medical Student;<3 Dogs/Cats

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Leah was wonderful! She took care of our our two French Buldogs, Brie and Vinnie, and was so attentive to their needs. Secondly, she was easy to communicat... (more)"

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16. Cara Verified Background Check

Active-fenced yd-3 friendly pups <3

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding

"Simpson and Sophie loved staying with Cara and her pups! She gave me updates, pictures and videos and answered any questions I had. Very accommodating. Will ... (more)"

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17. 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)"

18. Mallory Verified Background Check

Dedicated & caring for your pet!

New Vision, West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"My daughter Mallory has grown up with pets since she was a baby. We have always had dogs but in high school we got a cat (Moe Moe) also. She is always pett... (more)"

19. Devyn Verified Background Check

Kind and trustworthy pet sitter.

Arbor Peaks, Des Moines, IA, 50312

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Devyn did an amazing job watching our dog. She came over before and met Greta and Greta returned home very happy. We will definitely be asking Devyn for futu... (more)"

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20. Kristi Verified Background CheckRover 101

Active pet lover w/big fenced yard

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"My pups loved staying with Kristi! She took great care of them. She also sent me pictures every day of what they were up to. My dogs aren’t always the easies... (more)"

Pet parents in Carpenter, Des Moines, IA love dog sitters on Rover.com. 540 owners have reviewed sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. 95% of reviewed stays have received a perfect 5-star rating, and 92% of pet parents live within a short drive of a dog sitter on Rover. That means Rover is the perfect place to go when you're search for loving, safe care for your best friend. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a night on Rover.com? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

Rover.com offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels and traditional dog sitting. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog, turn to Rover for your dog boarding needs. It's easy to find a loving Carpenter dog sitter on Rover who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at their sitter's home. Search from hundreds of dog sitters in Carpenter, Des Moines, IA, 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. With Rover, pet boarding is guilt-free, cashless, and convenient. That way, you can hit the road happy knowing your dog's in loving hands while you're away.

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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 Carpenter, 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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