Dog Boarding in Douglas Acres, Des Moines, IA

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

19 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

61 repeat clients

"Our 4 1/2 month old Vizsla had a great stay with Debbie and Rob. He came home and slept on and off the remainder of the day. Lots of play time can wear out... (more)"

3. Evan

Foster Parent/Dog Trainer

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

16 repeat clients

"Couldn't have been better. Evan was super accommodating with our last minute travel plans and answered all questions and texts back very quickly and professi... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
4. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

11 repeat clients

"Jeanine was very willing to have a pre-stay meet up to introduce our dogs and give my dog the opportunity check out her place. She sent an update and photo ... (more)"

5. Jessica

Adventurous and fun dog lover!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

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

"thank you for coming and taking care of Vlad! You were so sweet and a pleasure to work with I would definitely recommend you to anyone I know looking for a d... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
6. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

7. Stephanie

Dog Loving, Caring Family!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stephanie and her family were amazing for Luna's short stay with them! She sent pictures and updates which was much appreciated. Stephanie and her family tre... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
8. Laura

Fun with your Furry Friend

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

9 repeat clients

"Laura was incredible with our puppy Mulaney! She made leaving our puppy for the first time effortless and provided updates throughout his time there. We are ... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
9. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

6 repeat clients

"Rhonda was EXCELLENT! Her first priority was always ensuring our Harley was as comfortable as being at home. You can tell she truly cared for her and is a si... (more)"

10. Sarah

Loving Lady!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

6 repeat clients

"Sarah was great! She spent the entire weekend outdoors with Oz and spoiled him. She sent lots of fun photos to let us know how he was doing. She was flex... (more)"

11. Linde

Active and fun dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"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. 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)"

13. Denee

Live love bark!

Altoona, IA, 50009

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am a volunteer at a local shelter and take dogs offsite for fun events. I have experience with a lot of different breeds and sizes of dogs. I am ... (more)

14. Bailey

Bailey Jo's fun pet vacation

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Bailey is so welcoming! Phoebe enjoyed her stay there tremendously. She got to run for hours in Bailey's backyard and play with her Goldendoodle, Lacy. Phoeb... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
15. Jessica

Boxer Mom But Loves All

Des Moines, IA, 50317

Dog Boarding

"Jessica is like the dog whisperer. Animals always seem to flock to her. I can't tell if she loves her dogs more than they love her or not. She treats them li... (more)"

16. 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)"

17. Lori

I love dogs!

Altoona , IA, 50009

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have know Lori for almost 13 years. In this time she has always been a loving and responsible pet parent. She provides a safe and loving environment for ... (more)"

18. Cassandra

Let me help you out!

Ankeny, IA, 50021

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

"my name is Joy, and my husband Frank is Cassie's Mother's brother. I've known her since she was an adolescent. I've seen her lovingly interact with my Yorki... (more)"

19. Rachelle

Furbabies are my life!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

About: I have always owned dogs for as long as I can remember. I am kind and consistent and have done extensive research on training dogs the basics: pott... (more)

20. Carolina

Another home to your dog

Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding

"I can't say enough great things about the care of our two dogs! Carolina is definitely a dog loving person, our two pups were spoiled with love and kindnes... (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.

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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.