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

77 repeat clients

"Oscar had a great time with Debbie and his friends. We got a lot of pictures and was sure that he was happy and well taken care of at his vacation home:-). T... (more)"

2. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

3 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)"

3. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

17 repeat clients

"Crosby had an amazing, relaxing time with Jeanine and her three pups. I received daily text messages and pictures. In each picture, he looked relaxed and in ... (more)"

4. 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)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
5. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

27 repeat clients

"We have taken our two pups to Evan's twice now. Each experience was wonderful. Evan is always extremely prompt in returning communication even when I request... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
6. Trish

Let me spoil your fur-kids!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Trish and her husband were great with our little ones. I was concerned about leaving the dogs with someone new as they can be touchy at times, but everythin... (more)"

Confirmed Christmas Availability
7. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

13 repeat clients

"Rhonda and her family made this a very pleasant experience. I had just adopted my 5 year old Black Lab less than a month ago. She continued to work with him... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
8. Bryan & Kenli

Cozy home with a fenced in yard

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Bryan, Kenli, and Nelson were great!! Tucker had a great time and came home very tired. Kenli provided several updates during his stay and was quick to resp... (more)"

9. Kim

Work from home full time-fence yard

Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"I have known Kim my whole life and she is one of the biggest dog/cat lovers I have ever known. She has personally watched my dogs many times and they love h... (more)"

10. 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)"

11. Brittany

Dogs are anyone's best friend!

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: My name is Brittany Logan and I am a Drake University student. I just recently adopted a dog. Her name is Monaco and she is a greyhound. I have a l... (more)

Confirmed Holiday Availability
12. Jessa

Let my dog entertain yours!

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

"Sam had a great time . Close to Des Moines airport, very easy to work with to arrange schedule. Highly recommend. Great communication (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
13. Natalie

Law student looking for puppy love

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I have been responsible for our family pets since I was a kid and have dog sat for various families throughout the years. I love all kinds of dogs ... (more)

14. 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)"

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. Shelby

Active and Fun

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I LOVE animals and want a dog but do not have time for one full time. Taking care of others pets is always fun and enjoyable for me since I do not ... (more)

17. Kylie

Work Near Home - Have Dog Park

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kylie loves dogs !! She has two of her own and travels everywhere with them. They are treated like queens! I would trust her with my little dog anytime. And ... (more)"

18. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 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)"

19. Caitlin

Adventure & Security

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I've owned dogs my entire life, and brought that passion for animals to my professional work at an Iowa City dog daycare during college. Post-gradu... (more)

20. Frida

Home full-time - large fenced yard

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

About: Your dog will be sure to receive a lot of love at our home along with plenty of exercise. We are easily accessible from I-235 just east of Gateway ... (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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