Dog Boarding in Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Kayla

Foster Mom and Dog Lover!!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding

19 repeat clients

"Kayla was a perfect fit for my Great Dane. She was extremely accommodating to all of my requests. Kayla also responded to my messages within minutes and sent... (more)"

2. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding

62 repeat clients

"I could not be more pleased with Pendleton's stay with Debbie and Robb! I have not had good experiences with him being boarded so this was great!! I was upda... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
3. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

11 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)"

4. Evan

Foster Parent/Dog Trainer

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

16 repeat clients

"Evan took great care of Oliver! He was happy and worn out from all of the exercise he got during the weekend when I picked him up. I would definitely recomme... (more)"

5. Jessica

Adventurous and fun dog lover!

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

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

"thank you for coming and taking care of Vlad! You were so sweet and a pleasure to work with I would definitely recommend you to anyone I know looking for a d... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
6. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, 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)"

7. Stephanie

Dog Loving, Caring Family!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stephanie and her family were amazing for Luna's short stay with them! She sent pictures and updates which was much appreciated. Stephanie and her family tre... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
8. Laura

Fun with your Furry Friend

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

9 repeat clients

"Laura's house worked out great for Riley. He was able to play with her dogs and she provided many updates on how he was doing throughout the stay! (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
9. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

6 repeat clients

"Rhonda was responsive to my questions and so supportive of what my girl needed. I felt assured and comfortable that my dog, MJ, was in good hands. (more)"

10. Sarah

Loving Lady!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

6 repeat clients

"I can't say enough nice things about Sarah. She was super flexible and accommodated my crazy schedule. She was so friendly and nice. She kept my crazy Wel... (more)"

11. Linde

Active and fun dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Linde was fantastic. Completely responsible and caring. She came to my house twice a day to feed and walk my dog and it worked perfectly. She even texted ... (more)"

12. Jacqui

I love dogs and they love me too!!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"You can tell your dog is loved with jacqui. She was able to give me updates when I was out of town and even send pictures. Then I got home and Atlas fell r... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
13. Jessica

Boxer Mom But Loves All

Des Moines, IA, 50317

Dog Boarding

"Jessica is like the dog whisperer. Animals always seem to flock to her. I can't tell if she loves her dogs more than they love her or not. She treats them li... (more)"

14. Bailey

Bailey Jo's fun pet vacation

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Bailey is so welcoming! Phoebe enjoyed her stay there tremendously. She got to run for hours in Bailey's backyard and play with her Goldendoodle, Lacy. Phoeb... (more)"

15. Denee

Live love bark!

Altoona, IA, 50009

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am a volunteer at a local shelter and take dogs offsite for fun events. I have experience with a lot of different breeds and sizes of dogs. I am ... (more)

16. Shannon

Wiener lover!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Shannon was very sweet and willing to take Ollie in last minute! She responded very promptly, took pictures of him everyday, and was willing to administer hi... (more)"

17. Lori

I love dogs!

Altoona , IA, 50009

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have know Lori for almost 13 years. In this time she has always been a loving and responsible pet parent. She provides a safe and loving environment for ... (more)"

18. Cassandra

Let me help you out!

Ankeny, IA, 50021

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

"my name is Joy, and my husband Frank is Cassie's Mother's brother. I've known her since she was an adolescent. I've seen her lovingly interact with my Yorki... (more)"

19. Rachelle

Furbabies are my life!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

About: I have always owned dogs for as long as I can remember. I am kind and consistent and have done extensive research on training dogs the basics: pott... (more)

20. Carolina

Another home to your dog

Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding

"I can't say enough great things about the care of our two dogs! Carolina is definitely a dog loving person, our two pups were spoiled with love and kindnes... (more)"

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Pet parents in Des Moines love dog sitters on Rover. 291 owners have reviewed sitters in the Des Moines metro area,, giving them an average rating of 4.98/5. Browse profiles, read reviews, and check us out on Yelp. 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.

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When you book overnight boarding on Rover, your dog will stay in the comfort of their dog sitter's home. This in-home boarding option is great for pet parents who don't want to send their dog to a kennel—it's truly luxury boarding. But just because your dog is staying at their sitter's home doesn't mean they have to stay home all day—they can enjoy many of Des Moines' dog-friendly attractions, including getting a free puppy cone at Snookies Malt Shop or a long walk at Gray’s Lake. Whatever they do, you'll get adorable photo updates of your dog having a blast. That's a great time for your dog, and peace of mind for you. Everybody wins!

With 100s of dog sitters in Des Moines, you're bound to discover the perfect match for your best friend. Your dog sitter and your dog will have a great time together, and you'll come home to a happy and well-rested dog. And the next time you're looking for boarding, you'll know where to turn.