Dog Boarding in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. Osvaldo Verified Background Check

My family and I love furry friends!

Drake Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Osvaldo and his family were really nice and helpful. They were great at give me updates. Communication was great. Loved all the pictures and videos they sent m… (more)"

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2. Jill Verified Background CheckRover 101

Large fenced yard & LOVES dogs!!

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill was FANTASTIC! Extremely thorough when we inquired and we felt super comfortable leaving our two labs with her. Throughout their stay she sent lots of upd… (more)"

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3. Rebecca Verified Background Check

I will treat your baby like my own!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Leaving Nugget for our first time was really nerve-racking. We scrounged Rover, dissected reviews, and finally reached out to Rebecca. 
 She was awesome.
 Sh… (more)"

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4. Paige Verified Enhanced Background Check

Reliable, responsible pet sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Paige took care of my foster Border Collie, Maggie, when I had to go overnight to a medical appointment. This dog is challenging when she first meets new peop… (more)"

5. Crystal Verified Background CheckRover 101

Home full-time privacy fenced yard

Union Park, Des moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"We had a great experience working with Crystal! She was very responsive leading up the stay. She also provided updates throughout our dog Rosie’s stay and the … (more)"

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6. Rhonda Verified Background Check

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Rhonda was fabulous keeping us updated with images of Red. He is a Vizsla and highly active, during his stay he was walked, was able to play outside with anoth… (more)"

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7. Kristi Verified Background CheckRover 101

Active pet lover w/big fenced yard

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"My pups loved staying with Kristi! She took great care of them. She also sent me pictures every day of what they were up to. My dogs aren’t always the easiest … (more)"

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8. Katie Verified Background Check

Stay at Home Pet Care

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Katie and her family were amazing with our pup! So many daily walks, play time, cuddles, and more! She was amazing at staying in touch and sending lots of pict… (more)"

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9. Samantha Verified Enhanced Background Check

Pet lover just like you.

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Samantha is a fun, loving, dedicated and responsible dog Mom. She has been dedicated to providing the best environment for not only her two rescue dogs that sh… (more)"

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10. Erin & Chris Verified Background Check

Going away? Let your pet play!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding

"Another amazing stay! My dog has such a blast at their place, and I love getting lots of photos and updates while I’m away. Can’t say thank you enough!! (more)"

11. Ally Verified Background Check

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ally was a great sitter! She is very friendly, had great communication before and during my trip, and most importantly my dog really liked her! I will definit… (more)"

12. Brad & Sundie Verified Enhanced Background Check

Welcome to The Rescue Ranch!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Brad and Sundie are amazing. They always send me a ton of pictures and updates. I love getting videos of our dog, Deacon, playing with their dogs! Our dog is w… (more)"

13. MK Verified Background Check

Active, young adult pet sitter

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"Mk was an awesome sitter for my big baby, Luka! She did an excellent job making sure he was well taken care of and comfortable. I can tell he was almost a litt… (more)"

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14. Emma Verified Background Check

Hello Pawrents, I’m Emma!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Emma watches my dog all the time for me and she is amazing with her. My dog loves going over and hanging out with her and she also has dogs of her own that lov… (more)"

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15. Summer Verified Background Check

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Great communication and very friendly. I greatly appreciated Summer’s flexibility in taking Surly in the morning for me and he seemed to really enjoy his stay… (more)"

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16. Rocky Verified Enhanced Background Check

Trustworthy & experienced dog lover

Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding

"Rocky is a very responsible, trustworthy and loving person. She has always been an animal person and knows how to care for them greatly. I highly recommend he… (more)"

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17. Kaitlin Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fenced in yard, home away from home

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Kaitlin was awesome with communication! She sent a lot of photos of Frankie while we were away. Frankie loved playing with their two dogs and they even let her… (more)"

18. Deanna & James Verified Background Check

We want to love your pups too!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"The whole family was great with our little monster! Would absolutely book again (more)"

19. Amanda Verified Enhanced Background Check

I’m an animal lover, sharing love.

Gray's Woods, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Amanda did a great job. She is responsive and was very kind to our very senior dog. We loved the family setting. (more)"

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20. Susan Verified Background Check

Home full time, large fenced yard

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Susan did a great job with Stella! She has a large fenced in back yard with plenty of room to roam. She sent us updates throughout the stay, and we picked up a… (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.

As dog lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your dog when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Downtown Des Moines dog sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for dog boarding while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a dog sitter in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA who meets your and your dog's needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your dog, including background checks and community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of dog lovers for hire, and that includes offering pet boarding in Downtown Des Moines.

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Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Des Moines.

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