Dog Boarding in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA

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1. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

78 repeat clients

"I really appreciated the good price as well as the friendliness. My dog, Ozzie, loves playing with other dogs. I know he loved that Debbie has 3 dogs to play... (more)"

2. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

19 repeat clients

"Like most of the other reviews....our dog Emna came home tired and smiling. Jeanine took her out to the dog park and to Maffitt Reservoir to run around and ... (more)"

3. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

4 repeat clients

"Morgan was fantastic! She is a very warm person and was super flexible with drop-off/pick-up. She also has a roommate that gives your dog double the love. (more)"

4. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

18 repeat clients

"Rhonda was very quick to respond to our last minute need for a sitter for our pup, Paisley. She was very attentive to Paisley's schedule and kept me informed... (more)"

5. Marissa

Home full-time/safe fenced backyard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Marissa has loved animals pretty much all her life. She has had animals from very small Hamsters to very large dogs and all of them have been so loved and w... (more)"

6. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

27 repeat clients

"Evan was very easy to work with. Moose was very happy with his stay and had even better manners when we picked him up. We will gladly use Evan again if the... (more)"

7. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

8 repeat clients

"Great stay with Krystal and Jason! We received frequent updates and pictures. We felt like Willa was in great hands and felt completely comfortable leaving... (more)"

8. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 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. Chloe

Sully's Mom-Runs-Walks-Fenced Play!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Our very active one year old lab, Remi, got to spend the weekend with Chloe and her dog Sully and she loved it! She hasn’t been socialized much and Chloe di... (more)"

10. 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)"

11. KyLeigh

Available for doggy adventures

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"KyLeigh watches my 2 miniature Schnauzers when I am away. She send updates and photos daily. Walks and snuggles are a part of her daily regime, I wouldn’t re... (more)"

12. Josh

Morning walks and fenced back yard.

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

About: I truly believe that a dog is a person's best friend, there's no words to describe that feeling of walking through the door and being greeted with ... (more)

13. Dan

Dogs > Humans

King-Irving Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Daniel looked after our German Shepard Nancy for a few days while we were on vacation. He is a good friend so we knew we could trust him to look after her an... (more)"

14. Ali

I'll love your dog like my own.

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"She is a great dog caregiver. She had her own dog and she treats her perfectly in every way. She takes her out constantly throughout the day, makes sure she ... (more)"

15. 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)"

16. Madison

Always home during the day!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Madison would make a great sitter and/or walker. She has watched my two dogs at my house for over a weeks time with great success. (more)"

Available this weekend
17. Danielle

Danielle's Doggie Dates

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Very accommodating. Great yard for play time. (more)"

18. 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)"

19. Nathan

Nate's doggy service

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines , IA, 50309

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

3 repeat clients

"Cooper was happy to be home but I know Nat took good care of him. He did not lose any weight and the other doggy time was a treat for him. Thanks Nat. I w... (more)"

20. 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)"

Dog owners in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA turn to dog sitters on Rover for their dog boarding needs. Over 15 pet owners have reviewed dog sitters in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, giving them an average rating of 5.0/5. Dog boarding can be affordable, no matter where you live or what your price range may be. Curious about how much dog boarding costs in Des Moines with Rover.com? Check out our average dog boarding rates near you to get an idea before getting a conversation started with a dog sitter on Rover. When you leave your dog with a sitter you've connected with on Rover, you can relax, knowing your dog will be treated like family.

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