Dog Boarding in Carpenter, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

"Fergie had a wonderful stay with Jeanine. The pictures that she sent and the messages assured me that Fergie was adjusting well. She learned how to use the d... (more)"

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2. Josh & Joselynn

Wife & I work at home, fenced yard

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Very nice of them to allow me to drop off my dog early! Timely responses to my questions. Loved the fact they have young children that loved my dog. I wil... (more)"

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Thanksgiving
3. Elaine

Love your pup like it’s family!

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

"Elaine was awesome!! We received a lot of photos and updates during the stay and Arya is so worn out! We look forward to having Arya stay with her again next... (more)"

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Thanksgiving
4. Valerie

Veterinarian Assistant/Dog Groomer

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"Great, quick communication. Wanted our dog on short notice and even let us drop off super early in the morning. We can tell Nola was well cared for with Vale... (more)"

5. Pamela

I’ve always loved dogs!!!

Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Pamela was great! She watched our pup when we went out of town for the weekend. She sent updates and pictures, and responded quickly to any messages we sent... (more)"

6. Cory

I'll run with your dog! I love dogs

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Thank you, Cory, for taking good care of Maggie. (more)"

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Thanksgiving
7. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding

"Evan is a kind person. He communicates regularly and makes both the dog and it’s owner feel good during the stay. He kept in touch providing me updates and p... (more)"

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8. Summer

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Summer has been an animal lover and had pets since she was a child. She is very responsible and has a big heart. There is no doubt she will love and care fo... (more)"

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Thanksgiving
9. Tiffany

Your dog is part of the family here

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"Tiffany was great! We had a pre meet and greet to be sure koda would get along with the other dog in her care. I appreciated that. She sent me pictures and a... (more)"

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Thanksgiving
10. Marisa

Small/Medium Dogs-House/Fenced Yard

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Marisa provided a safe and loving place for our dogs Bella and Buffy. She was polite and did a great job providing daily updates along with photos of our lo... (more)"

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11. Cara

Active-fenced yd-3 friendly pups <3

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"I couldn't have been more happy with Pennys stay! She came home exhausted! Cara kept me updated through out her stay and Penny looked like she was so happy! ... (more)"

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Thanksgiving
12. KyLeigh

Nonstop Playtime and Adventures

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Kyleigh was great with my dog! Always stressed leaving him new places but he seemed super happy in the frequent updates I got! He was tired for days when he ... (more)"

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Thanksgiving
13. 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)"

14. Elizabeth

Near downtown,animal lovin' mama!

Des Moines, IA, 50314

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

"Elizabeth did a great job. I was nervous at first but she kept me up to date on was was going on and sent me photos. I will definitely be using here again (more)"

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15. Amber

Trusted nanny by day

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amber has watched our dog several times for a weekend or more and has always been great. I would highly recommend her she is very nice and reasonable. (more)"

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16. Sarah

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"She was great with my dog Winston and took great care of him. She was available and answered my texts and questions. Winston had a great time and almost didn... (more)"

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17. Dana

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)"

18. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"We had 2 dogs that stayed with Rhonda and for a first expierence it was great! We got pictures and updates and were not worried at all about them or the care... (more)"

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19. Caitlyn

100% chance of spoiling your dog

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Caitlyn loves animals, she is always volunteering to help ARL or organizations in need. Sge is responsible and would trust her with my furry baby and in my ... (more)"

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Thanksgiving
20. Danielle

Danielle's Doggie Dates

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Such relief to have found reliable caring sitters. Stella has new friends, both 2 and 4 legged, but best of all she’s not home alone for hours. (more)"

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