Dog Boarding in Greater South Side, 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, Doggy Day Care

33 repeat clients

"Wrigley clearly had a great time staying at Kayla's because he was very tired when we came home! Kayla was very flexible when I changed the pickup time, and ... (more)"

2. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding

72 repeat clients

"Our pup seemed to have a wonderful time at Debbie's. She loved playing with the other dogs and she can be a handful at times but seemed like she got along we... (more)"

3. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

14 repeat clients

"Jeanine was amazing! We felt very comfortable leaving Seabrook with Jeanine. He had such a good time and is tuckered out from all of the playing he did. We r... (more)"

4. JENNIFER

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

4 repeat clients

"Jenny and her family did a fantastic job!! Oakley loved his stay , i'm not sure he wanted to come home :) My schedule changed a bit and she was very flexib... (more)"

5. Katie

young professional, love animals!

West des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie was so great!! And her dog peanut is such a sweetie. Katie took great care of Penny and sent us updates about Penny which I greatly appreciate. Additio... (more)"

6. Karin

dogs, camping + coffee

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"We would highly recommend Karin! Arie loved to play with her dogs and explore the backyard. I have no doubt he was spoiled rotten! Thanks again! (more)"

7. Evan

Foster Parent/Dog Trainer

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

19 repeat clients

"Evan took our dogs in fairly last minute for a two night stay. They seemed happy and well, and he was very responsive through messaging. I would definitely u... (more)"

8. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

24 repeat clients

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

9. Lizzy

Dog lover lookin for extra pup time

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I had always grown up with at least one dog in my house and have had trouble adjusting to not having one around since I had gone away to college, a... (more)

10. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

6 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)"

11. Heather

Patient and caring dog lover

Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"Heather was super welcoming and loving of our rambunctious dog! I'm so glad Copper got to spend the weekend with Heather and Lucy, and Heather made sure to k... (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)"

13. Amanda

The Dog Nanny

Windsor heights , IA, 50324

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

3 repeat clients

"Amanda was amazing! I contacted her last minute and she was happy to assist. She also made my Shih Tzu's stay so convenient for me at drop off. I received ... (more)"

14. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"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)"

15. 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)

16. Linde

Active and fun dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"Fantastic! My dog is a bit high strung and difficult st times. Linde was fabulous with her! Drop off and pick up were easy. My pup was happy and well care... (more)"

17. Chelbi

College kid that just loves dogs.

Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Chelbi has been a loving caretaker for the elderly dog in our home. Her patience and devotion to the animal's health has had a profound affect on its well-be... (more)"

18. Jacob

Downtown Doggy Paradise

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I go to Drake University, am a pharmacy major, and am looking for a little extra money for college. I love dogs, am very responsible, and will take... (more)

19. Teague

Loving animals to pay tuition

Greenwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"He watched my four-leggers a few times while I was out of town. Never had any doubt he was giving them lots of love and treats. When I came back it was like ... (more)"

20. Zoey

Patient & friendly dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: My name is Zoey and I am a 24 years old. I am very friendly, patient and easy going. I have a passion for animals and love to take care of them... (more)

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Pet parents in Greater South Side, 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.

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 Greater South Side 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 Greater South Side, 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 Greater South Side.

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