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Dog Boarding in Drake, Des Moines, IA

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1. Sydney Verified Background CheckRover 101

Available Over the Holidays!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Sydney was so kind and flexible with our pick up and drop off. We were traveling across the country with 4 kids and a dog! Our puppy needed socializing and a p… (more)"

2. Colton & Jasmine Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fun Family of Five!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

"Did a great job watching our dog while we were gone. They kept us updated the whole time and where very professional on scheduling meet ups, drop offs, and pic… (more)"

3. Rebecca Verified Background Check

I will treat your baby like my own!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca was amazing to work with and Daisy loved every second of staying with her and her pup Neumann!! She kept me updated with tons of pictures and it was so… (more)"

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4. Stephanie Verified Background Check

Fenced Yard, Roosevelt Area

Ingersoll Park, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"I trust the care of my dog to very few people but Stephanie is at the top of the list! She’s dependable, caring and truly has a love for animals that makes her… (more)"

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5. Nicole Verified Background Check

Animal Lover Here to Help!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Nicole was great! My pup had lots of fun playing with her dog and was exhausted when I went to pick her up. She sent many pictures throughout the stay and was … (more)"

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6. Deanna & James Verified Background Check

Large fenced yard and 24/7 care

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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"Deanna and James were great to work with!! Quick responses and it looked like Max had a a great time with them! (more)"

7. 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)"

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8. Michelle & Mark Verified Background Check

Home full time! Large fenced yard!

Johnston, IA, 50131

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"I was not sure how my dog would do with a home with other dogs, but I think he was more stimulated by having them to share time with and still he was spoiled b… (more)"

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9. Erin & Chris Verified Background Check

Going away? Let your pet play!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding

"Our Goldendoodle pup had a great time staying with this family, and I was confident in their care and the awesome amount of updates and pictures they provided!… (more)"

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10. Rhonda Verified Background Check

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"I travelled out of the country for 6 days and never felt worried for a minute after meeting Rhonda. Archie was cared for as if it was her dog allowing him to m… (more)"

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11. 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 instantly had a connection with our dogs and our dogs were not afraid or nervous to be with her. Susan kept us updated as needed and there were no issue… (more)"

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12. 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

"We've boarded our dog Belle with multiple companies, people, her vet, pet hotels and none of them compare to Kristi. Belle is so relaxed and happy when we pick… (more)"

13. Crystal Verified Background CheckRover 101

Home full-time privacy fenced yard

Union Park, Des moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Crystal was great!! Our dog hank had a great time with her and was clearly very comfortable at her house! He'll definitely stay there again :) (more)"

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14. April Verified Background Check

Dogs make life worth living.

Windsor heights, IA, 50324

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"April is the perfect fit for you & your fur baby, I have seen April around dogs and cats her whole life. From her first pup Jake to her two wonderful dogs now … (more)"

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15. Kayli Verified Background Check

Fun, outgoing, pet lover!

Urbandale, IA, 50233

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kayli is great with pets. She has grown up with several dogs in her house and she is a great dog mommy to her puppy, Cali. She will take great care of your fur… (more)"

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16. Riley Verified Enhanced Background CheckRover 101

I Am Here For You And Your Pet!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"Riley is a life saver. My dog had an accident shortly before her stay and cant do stairs, so Riley offered to house sit instead of board. She was very kind to … (more)"

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17. Alex Verified Background Check

Pet boarding, sitting and daycare.

Johnston, IA, 50131

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"I have seen first hand just how much Alex cares about his dogs. He is not only attentive but goes out of his way to make sure his dogs are happy and comfortabl… (more)"

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18. Jill Verified Background CheckRover 101

Large fenced yard & LOVES dogs!!

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Jill was awesome! She took us in at last minute, when our previous plans fell through! She took such good care of my Clark! She sent so many pictures and updat… (more)"

19. Casandra Verified Background Check

No bark is too loud!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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"5/5 experience! Jeter has a blast at Cassandra’s was allowed to snuggle on the bed, get treats, and go on long long walks throughout the daytime. Enjoyed his s… (more)"

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20. Jennifer & Christine Verified Background Check

Family snuggles & excellent care!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I knew this would work well the minute I dropped my two dogs off at Jennifer's house. She and her daughter were there to greet them, as well as their pug. My l… (more)"

Pet parents in Drake, Des Moines, IA love dog sitters on Rover.com. 540 owners have reviewed sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. 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. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a night on Rover.com? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

Rover.com offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels and traditional dog sitting. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog, turn to Rover for your dog boarding needs. It's easy to find a loving Drake dog sitter on Rover who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at their sitter's home. Search from hundreds of dog sitters in Drake, Des Moines, IA, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. With Rover, pet boarding is guilt-free, cashless, and convenient. That way, you can hit the road happy knowing your dog's in loving hands while you're away.

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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 Drake, 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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