Dog Boarding in Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. Osvaldo Verified Background Check

My family and I love furry friends!

Drake Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Osvaldo and his family did awesome with my dog! They sent plenty of pictures and kept me informed of how he was doing! They even gave him a bath and washed his… (more)"

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2. Jill Verified Background CheckRover 101

Large fenced yard & LOVES dogs!!

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill was absolutely wonderful with Luna. She was very attentive and you could tell our puppy was having the best time. She asked great questions before so she … (more)"

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3. Rebecca Verified Background Check

I will treat your baby like my own!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Leaving Nugget for our first time was really nerve-racking. We scrounged Rover, dissected reviews, and finally reached out to Rebecca. 
 She was awesome.
 Sh… (more)"

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4. Paige Verified Enhanced Background Check

Reliable, responsible pet sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Paige is so incredibly nice! She was very communicative during my dogs' stay at her house, and sent us regular updates. I have two larger dogs, and she was ver… (more)"

5. MK Verified Background Check

Active, young adult pet sitter

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"Mk was an awesome sitter for my big baby, Luka! She did an excellent job making sure he was well taken care of and comfortable. I can tell he was almost a litt… (more)"

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6. Rocky Verified Enhanced Background Check

Trustworthy & experienced dog lover

Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding

"Rocky is a very responsible, trustworthy and loving person. She has always been an animal person and knows how to care for them greatly. I highly recommend he… (more)"

7. Crystal Verified Background CheckRover 101

Home full-time privacy fenced yard

Union Park, Des moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"We had a great experience working with Crystal! She was very responsive leading up the stay. She also provided updates throughout our dog Rosie’s stay and the … (more)"

8. Erin & Chris Verified Background Check

Going away? Let your pet play!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding

"Erin and Chris are amazing! Their family took such great care of my dog, sent lots of photos, and were very quick in responding to my messages. My pup and I ar… (more)"

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9. Katie Verified Background Check

Stay at Home Pet Care

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Katie and her family were amazing with our pup! So many daily walks, play time, cuddles, and more! She was amazing at staying in touch and sending lots of pict… (more)"

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10. 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

"My pups loved staying with Kristi! She took great care of them. She also sent me pictures every day of what they were up to. My dogs aren’t always the easiest … (more)"

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11. Kaitlin Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fenced in yard, home away from home

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Katie and Will did a great job taking care of our dog. They sent update pictures and were very good to work with. They were flexible with delivery and pickup w… (more)"

12. Evan Verified Background CheckRover 101

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Norwalk, IA, 50211

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

"This was the second time we left Stormy with Evan. The first time was for two weeks and it worked out so well for us and Stormy and I did not hesitate to leave… (more)"

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13. Rhonda Verified Background Check

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Rhonda did a fantastic job with Levi. He is nutty dog that needs a special patient caregiver. He warmed up quickly to her and became quite attached and almost … (more)"

14. 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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15. Samantha Verified Enhanced Background Check

Pet lover just like you.

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Samantha is a fun, loving, dedicated and responsible dog Mom. She has been dedicated to providing the best environment for not only her two rescue dogs that sh… (more)"

16. Chauncy Verified Background Check

Daycare for kids AND pups!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding

"Chauncy loves and cares for all pets. She is patient and kind and will take excellent care of your puppy, senior dog or anything in-between. (more)"

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17. Jennifer Verified Background Check

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Jennifer is absolutely amazing! She was able to accommodate a last minute booking. Beautiful home and treated my little guy as one of her own. Constant contact… (more)"

18. Ally Verified Background Check

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ally was awesome. Zona seemed super happy when she got back home. Ally even let Zona stay an extra night because my flight was canceled. ? Highly recommend (more)"

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19. Laurie Verified Background Check

Home FT, LG yard, own 2 dogs

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Laurie was great with our two dogs, they were relaxed and happy when we picked them up. She posted daily pics and updates, which were wonderful! We will be usi… (more)"

20. Deanna & James Verified Background Check

We want to love your pups too!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"The whole family was great with our little monster! Would absolutely book again (more)"

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.

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 Greater South Side, 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: