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Dog Boarding in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA

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1. Kendra

Home full-time, dog park fan!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Frodo was sick when we left him with Kendra and they took remarkable care of him which included staying up all night. We truly thank them for taking such goo... (more)"

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2. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Sydney and Isaiah were awesome! They were willing to do a meet-and-greet prior to their stay and were great about sending pictures during the week. I ran int... (more)"

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3. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"We couldn't have been happier with our experience leaving our lab with Debbie. She treated our Reilly as one of her own, sent an e-mail update assuring us th... (more)"

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4. Summer

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Summer has been an animal lover and had pets since she was a child. She is very responsible and has a big heart. There is no doubt she will love and care fo... (more)"

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5. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

"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)"

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6. Jill

Home full time & large fenced yard

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Excellent care. Jill went above and beyond taking my dog on walks and car rides and giving treats and snuggles to help her stay calmer as it was her first Ro... (more)"

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7. Sarah

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"She was great with my dog Winston and took great care of him. She was available and answered my texts and questions. Winston had a great time and almost didn... (more)"

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8. Sarah

Large fenced yard with doggie door

South Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

"Sarah did such a wonderful job with my boxer Ali! There was so much room for Ali to play. I know my pup had a good time, because he was sad to leave when I w... (more)"

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4th of July
9. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca was awesome! She swung by and met our lab mix the week before her stay, and our pup loved her. She stayed at our home for the weekend and watched o... (more)"

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10. Cory

I'll run with your dog! I love dogs

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"We call Cory our fur baby's (Dewey) BFF. Dewey gets beyond excited when he knows he will be hanging out with Cory. He is definitely an animal lover, regardle... (more)"

11. Josh

Morning walks and fenced back yard.

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Our pup had such a great time! He was clearly well cared for and has been sleeping all day from the fun he had playing with Dixie! We will definitely use the... (more)"

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4th of July
12. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Evan communicated very well with us during our dog Molly's stay! He sent pictures and it sounded like she had a wonderful time. Would use him again. (more)"

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13. KyLeigh

Nonstop Playtime and Adventures

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Kyleigh was great with my dog! Always stressed leaving him new places but he seemed super happy in the frequent updates I got! He was tired for days when he ... (more)"

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14. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Morgan did a great job with Lucy! I loved that she sent me pictures and updates throughout the stay so I knew Lucy was doing well and having a good time. We ... (more)"

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15. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Rhonda and her husband were so sweet and went above and beyond to make Ella'a stay perfect. Rhonda was so flexible and gracious in working around our circums... (more)"

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16. Grace

All dogs are good dogs!

Drake Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Grace did a wonderful job watching Teddy while we were away for a few days. Teddy has never been away from home, but he felt right at home with Grace. Grac... (more)"

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17. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

18. 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

"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)"

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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)

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4th of July
20. Shae

I'll run and play with your dog!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Shae is by far our first choice when we need a dog sitter. Our puppy, Dallas loves her! Shae always stays in communication with us on a regular basis, elimi... (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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1) Browse Sitters

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2) Contact Sitters

Chat about your dog and your specific needs. Even meet in person before booking if you really want to.

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3) Book & pay

Our platform makes it easy and secure. No cash necessary.

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.