Dog Boarding in Drake, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

17 repeat clients

"Fergie had a wonderful stay with Jeanine. The pictures that she sent and the messages assured me that Fergie was adjusting well. She learned how to use the d... (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. Katlen

Home full time, fenced in yard

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

1 repeat client

"We were very happy and pleased with this stay. Chewie felt at home and was happy to stay. Katlyn was kind enough to send us daily updates and pictures of our... (more)"

4. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

23 repeat clients

"Kate provided a wonderful home for our dog, Eddie. He came back 100%--I think he enjoyed his vacation as much as we did. Kate provide a friendly, loving an... (more)"

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)"

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)"

7. Dan

Dogs > Humans

King-Irving Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Dan has dog sat for my two dogs before and did so splendidly. He stayed at my house and attended to them without an expectation for compensation, just out o... (more)"

8. Sabrina

Love to walk and play...

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I love dogs. I currently have a wonderful 10 month old lab/cattle dog mix puppy. Previously, I had a mini American Eskimo. I have experience caring... (more)

9. Allyson

Dogs give me life.

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Allyson is a great dog sitter! Not only does she love dogs, but is confident in her abilities to take care of them properly and safely. Having grown up wit... (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
10. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

15 repeat clients

"Rhonda is just perfect. This was Maddie's first time with a sitter and was nervous. Rhonda's home is very pet friendly and she calmed Maddie down so she stop... (more)"

Available this weekend
11. Felicia

Peace Love and Paws

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

14 repeat clients

"Felicia was a great sitter. We had to find a sitter last minute for an overnight trip. We contacted Felicia and she responded within minutes. Informed me tha... (more)"

12. 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)

Confirmed President's Day Availability
13. Maggie Grace

Best Pet Sitter Around!!

Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

About: Experienced pet sitter here! I work part time at Urban Pet Hospital Resort and Doggy day care. I am also a nanny so my schedule is very flexible! I... (more)

14. Kara

Large fenced yard and friendly pup

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

1 repeat client

"Sadie had a great time at Kara's! She was well cared for and Kara was accomodating with pick-up and drop-off times! (more)"

15. Tina

Ready to play with your pup!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Tina is amazing! I feel very fortunate to have found her on this site. This was the first time I had taken my dog, Matilda, to any sitter, and I was very ... (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
16. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Candace has been so great! It's such a nice feeling knowing my dog is in good hands when I drop her off. And I know she's been having fun and getting exercis... (more)"

17. 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)"

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. 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)"

20. Kailee

College student loves animals

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I am a college student at Drake University. I love dogs. I have 2 dogs back home and miss them so much so I am wanting to start dog sitting to get ... (more)

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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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