Dog Boarding in Drake, Des Moines, IA

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

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
1. Kendra

Home full-time, dog park fan!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

6 repeat clients

"Kendra and Mark did a great job taking care of our dog. Kendra sent many messages and updates to us, and Quincy was sad to leave when we picked him up. I c... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
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 is a great dog-sitter! My pup always has a great time with her and she’ll take care of your fur baby as if it was her own! (more)"

3. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

27 repeat clients

"Kate is the best! She has a great setup that works for both big and little dogs. She is so enthusiastic and sent us pictures while we were away.. She loves o... (more)"

4. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

20 repeat clients

"Cohl stayed with Jeanine last Saturday and had a great time. She opened her heart and home to my little old lady! And her pups were just as sweet!! This was... (more)"

5. Katlen

Home full time, fenced in yard

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

2 repeat clients

"Katlen did a great job. My excited puppy seemed to do well here and I loved that she is home during the day just as I am so she was in her kennel during the... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
6. Summer

Free snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

7. Meredith

Work at home, give great belly rubs

WEST DES MOINES, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Our pup had a fabulous stay at Meredith’s house! Meredith was great - she responded to messages quickly & sent plenty of messages and pics to let us know how... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
8. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca loves dogs and has been great when watching my lab! She is responsible and always takes my dog out on adventures! I’d recommend her to anyone. (more)"

9. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

27 repeat clients

"Evan did a great job taking care of Mochi. We received pictures to stay updated about Mochi's adventures. We will definitely board Mochi with Evan again. (more)"

10. Chloe

Sully's Mom-Runs-Walks-Fenced Play!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Chloe totally delivered a first class experience for my dog and me. I would rocomend Chloe to others and rebook myself. Thanks again. (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
11. KyLeigh

Nonstop Playtime and Adventures

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

1 repeat client

"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)"

12. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Morgan was just amazing with Matilda. From the minute we dropped Matilda off we felt comfortable that she was in good hands. Morgan asked questions about h... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
13. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

18 repeat clients

"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... (more)"

14. Sarah

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I have been house and pet sitting for friends, family, and co-workers for about six years. I enjoy spending quality time with dogs and treating the... (more)

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
15. Brittany

A home for yours pets to be loved!

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Brittany is one of the best dog moms I know! She has such a natural loving care for not only her dog but others as well! She always puts their needs first wh... (more)"

16. Cara

Active-fenced yd-2 friendly pups <3

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"I couldn't have been more happy with Pennys stay! She came home exhausted! Cara kept me updated through out her stay and Penny looked like she was so happy! ... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
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

4 repeat clients

"Candace and her boyfriend were amazing with Arlo! He was so happy and comfortable there. I tend to over analyze and worry, and they calmed my nerves easily. ... (more)"

18. Lindsey

Flexible work, LARGE fenced yard

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding

"Lindsey was wonderful to work with! She was quick with communication and open to letting me do a meet and greet prior to my dogs staying with her. Her house ... (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. Kristen

Life’s an adventure, better w/ pets

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Kristen is wonderful with animals! She's very caring and patient. She's also very responsible and will give your pets the best care! If you want a dog sitter... (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.

A Daily Treat: A Blog by Rover

Rover's got you covered, even when you don't need a pet sitter or dog walker. Check out our blog for pictures of adorable dogs, help on your biggest dog-related questions, and more:

Book a Stay, Donate to a Cause

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.

We're proud to support over 200 organizations across the nation, including: