Dog Boarding in Des Moines

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

1. Kayla

Foster Mom and Dog Lover!!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

30 repeat clients

"Kayla and Shadoe did an awesome job taking care of our sweet Frankie (American Staffordshire Terrior)! We were gone 10 days and they made him feel loved and... (more)"

2. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding

69 repeat clients

"My dog was clearly very satisfied with her stay! Debbie was wonderful, communicative, and warm. Her pups seemed to like having another member in there gang f... (more)"

3. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

12 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)"

4. Laura

Fun with your Furry Friend

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

13 repeat clients

"Laura's house worked out great for Riley. He was able to play with her dogs and she provided many updates on how he was doing throughout the stay! (more)"

Available this weekend
5. Evan

Foster Parent/Dog Trainer

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

19 repeat clients

"We always love when Mochi stay with Evan and his wife, as we know he is in good hands. Mochi also loves staying with them and playing with Winny. All of us... (more)"

6. Jacqui

I love dogs and they love me too!!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"You can tell your dog is loved with jacqui. She was able to give me updates when I was out of town and even send pictures. Then I got home and Atlas fell r... (more)"

7. Amanda

24/7 care

Windsor heights , IA, 50324

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

3 repeat clients

"Amanda was amazing! I contacted her last minute and she was happy to assist. She also made my Shih Tzu's stay so convenient for me at drop off. I received ... (more)"

8. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Candace and Brandon put my mind at ease!!! It was the first time using Rover and leaving my little love bug somewhere. Gus loved it and it was so nice knowin... (more)"

9. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

21 repeat clients

"Dala was a perfect sitter for our dog Kaia! We are first time Rover users and were worried about leaving our dog with a stranger but Dala made it such an eas... (more)"

10. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

6 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)"

11. Linde

Active and fun dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"Linde was fantastic. Completely responsible and caring. She came to my house twice a day to feed and walk my dog and it worked perfectly. She even texted ... (more)"

12. Heather

Patient and caring dog lover

Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding

"Heather kept my dog Millie over Christmas this year while I was traveling. I have only had Millie for a few months, and she was a breeder in a puppy mill unt... (more)"

13. Anna

Certified Dog Lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Anna was wonderful for my toy poodle! She was very caring and followed all my instructions! Definitely would hire again to walk her! She was fed as instructe... (more)"

Available this weekend
14. Darren

Responsible,reliable, caring.

Des Moines , IA, 50317

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

"Darren made his dog hamburger and rice to mix with her food as she got older. He LOVED his Sammy girl. He has cared for my pup many times. He is patient a... (more)"

15. Teague

Loving animals to pay tuition

Greenwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"He watched my four-leggers a few times while I was out of town. Never had any doubt he was giving them lots of love and treats. When I came back it was like ... (more)"

16. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

"Ava and Willie came away from Jacklyn's very happy! Thank you for taking great care of them! (more)"

17. Robin

Life Long Canine Lover!

Accent, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

About: I have spent my entire life with dogs. I truly love these fur babies. I understand their behavior and have helped many train their furry family mem... (more)

18. Zoey

Patient & friendly dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is Zoey and I am a 24 years old. I am very friendly, patient and easy going. I have a passion for animals and love to take care of them... (more)

19. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50131

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

6 repeat clients

"We had a great experience with Krystal! She was always quick to respond and was flexible with drop off and pick up times. We loved getting pictures that show... (more)"

20. Shannon

Wiener lover!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Weezy loved her stay with Shannon and her husband. Shannon sent pictures daily, which was soothing as a first time Rover user. I would highly recommend Shann... (more)"

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Pet parents in Des Moines love dog sitters on Rover. 291 owners have reviewed sitters in the Des Moines metro area,, giving them an average rating of 4.98/5. Browse profiles, read reviews, and check us out on Yelp. 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.

Here's how it works: Start a conversation from your potential dog sitter's profile, ask to schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet, and book and pay on Rover. You'll receive adorable photo updates, premium insurance, a reservation guarantee, and world-class support. Rover's payments platform is safe and secure—no cash, checks, or tips necessary. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a night on Rover.com? Check out our average dog sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

When you book overnight boarding on Rover, your dog will stay in the comfort of their dog sitter's home. This in-home boarding option is great for pet parents who don't want to send their dog to a kennel—it's truly luxury boarding. But just because your dog is staying at their sitter's home doesn't mean they have to stay home all day—they can enjoy many of Des Moines' dog-friendly attractions, including getting a free puppy cone at Snookies Malt Shop or a long walk at Gray’s Lake. Whatever they do, you'll get adorable photo updates of your dog having a blast. That's a great time for your dog, and peace of mind for you. Everybody wins!

With 100s of dog sitters in Des Moines, you're bound to discover the perfect match for your best friend. Your dog sitter and your dog will have a great time together, and you'll come home to a happy and well-rested dog. And the next time you're looking for boarding, you'll know where to turn.