Dog Boarding in Carpenter, Des Moines, IA

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1. Lori

We love furry friends!!!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Mila loved her stay with Lori and her family! She was spoiled. She got walks, cuddles and love! We definetly will use Lori again and recommend her. (more)"

2. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

17 repeat clients

"Jeanine was the perfect dog sitter. She kept us updated every day on what Harley was doing. Jeanine treated our dog was her own. I highly recommend her and... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
3. Katlen

Home full time, fenced in yard

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

About: We also have a bike trail behind our house for walks. I've done dog daycare at pet smart best job ever. Did foster care for a year. Can also groom ... (more)

4. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"Great sitter. Was very flexible with my schedule for pick up and drop off. Took outstanding care of my pooch. Will definitely use Morgan again. (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
5. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

22 repeat clients

"Kate provided a wonderful home for our dog, Eddie. He came back 100%--I think he enjoyed his vacation as much as we did. Kate provide a friendly, loving an... (more)"

6. Tina

Ready to play with your pup!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

7. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

27 repeat clients

"Wiley stay with Evan and his family was great! We received pictures/videos everyday which we greatly appreciated. This was our first time using Rover, and Ev... (more)"

8. 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

1 repeat client

"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)"

Confirmed Christmas Availability
9. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

13 repeat clients

"Rhonda was fantastic!! Neptune and Zeus enjoyed staying with her while we were out of town for the week. She was very responsive and sent quick updates and ... (more)"

10. Kennedy

wannabe stay at home dog mom

Downtown Des Moines, Des moines, IA, 50309

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

"Kennedy makes me want to become a dog owner myself just from watching her train and treat her own. Throughout moving, school, and working full-time, Kennedy ... (more)"

11. Laura

1/3 acre fenced in yard, home 24/7!

West Des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Mia loved her time at Laura's! Mia has TONS of energy and can be a lot to handle, but Laura and her husband seemed to have no problem managing her with walks... (more)"

12. Jessa

Let my dog entertain yours!

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

"Jesse was great. She sent us several pics during our dog's weekend stay. They had a great experience! (more)"

13. Bryan & Kenli

Cozy home with a fenced in yard

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Bryan, Kenli, and Nelson were great!! Tucker had a great time and came home very tired. Kenli provided several updates during his stay and was quick to resp... (more)"

14. Alyssa

Walking trail nearby. Fenced yard

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"Alyssa did a great job watching our dog. She was so nice and accommodating. We will definitely use her again! (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
15. Trish

Let me spoil your fur-kids!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Trish and her husband were great with our little ones. I was concerned about leaving the dogs with someone new as they can be touchy at times, but everythin... (more)"

16. Elizabeth

Flexible & loving Beaverdale sitter

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

5 repeat clients

"Olivia had a great, chill stay with Elizabeth. Elizabeth was very thorough before the visit and was a wonderful sitter! (more)"

17. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"Adam is the best!!! It is immediately obvious how much he loves dogs, and he was a dream to work with. So laid back, lightning fast communication, and I hone... (more)"

18. Chrissy

We'll explore the great outdoors!

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Chrissy is wonderful, loving and very attentive to my pup. Will use her again whenever I need! Sent me pics and updates all day. (more)"

19. Jobin

I'll be your dog's dawg!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Jobin helped me out for a few days when my son was watching my dog and couldn't keep him the whole time. He worked well with my son to make arrangements for... (more)"

20. Mike

Retired here in des moines. Fenced

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Mike has owned dogs over the last 25 years. He absolutely loves dogs and treats them like royalty. They are allowed to have free run of the house and sleep... (more)"

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