Dog Boarding in Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA

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1. Jenn

Acreage for the fur babies to enjoy

Norwalk, IA, 50211

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Jen was great! She sent a lot of pictures and kept Nala busy. (more)"

2. Jennifer

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

11 repeat clients

"My dog was so well taken care of by Jenny and her son!!! I could tell he was so happy and loved and cuddled and wakes! I will certainly use them for dog sitt... (more)"

3. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

2 repeat clients

"Great sitter. Was very flexible with my schedule for pick up and drop off. Took outstanding care of my pooch. Will definitely use Morgan again. (more)"

Available this weekend
4. Kenli

Cozy home with a fenced in yard

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: Hi there! My name is Kenli and besides my husband, there's nothing I love more than dogs. We have a 2.5 year old Border Collie/Australian Shepherd,... (more)

5. Tina

Ready to play with your pup!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Tina and her husband were great to work with! They are friendly and professional couple who took really great care of my dog. :) Stanley came home happy and ... (more)"

6. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

25 repeat clients

"We are always happy when Evan and his family take care of Mochi. We always try to book Mochi's stay with Evan when we need to leave town. We will definitely... (more)"

7. 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)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
8. Jessa

Let my dog entertain yours!

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

"Sam had a great time . Close to Des Moines airport, very easy to work with to arrange schedule. Highly recommend. Great communication (more)"

9. Elizabeth

Flexible & loving Beaverdale sitter

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"Olivia had a great, chill stay with Elizabeth. Elizabeth was very thorough before the visit and was a wonderful sitter! (more)"

10. Cheyenne

Daily walks and dog parks!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hello! If you’re looking for someone who loves your dog just as much as you do, you’ve found the right person! I LOVE animals and I’ve been working... (more)

Available this weekend
11. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

13 repeat clients

"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 almos... (more)"

12. Jordan

I love a good walk

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Did an awesome job letti was very satisfied ? (more)"

13. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"We needed a sitter at the last minute, and Adam was willing and able to take our boys for the weekend. He was very accommodating, and we knew Otis and Toby... (more)"

14. Laura

1/3 acre fenced in yard, home 24/7!

West Des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Mia loved her time at Laura's! Mia has TONS of energy and can be a lot to handle, but Laura and her husband seemed to have no problem managing her with walks... (more)"

15. Frida

Home full-time - large fenced yard

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

About: Your dog will be sure to receive a lot of love at our home along with plenty of exercise. We are easily accessible from I-235 just east of Gateway ... (more)

16. Chrissy

We'll explore the great outdoors!

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Chrissy is wonderful, loving and very attentive to my pup. Will use her again whenever I need! Sent me pics and updates all day. (more)"

17. Jobin

I'll be your dog's dawg!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Jobin helped me out for a few days when my son was watching my dog and couldn't keep him the whole time. He worked well with my son to make arrangements for... (more)"

18. Heather

Home Away From Home!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"We were so thankful for Heather! She watched our two pups at the last minute when another Rover sitter became ill. They were well taken care of and she sent ... (more)"

19. Kim

Work from home full time-fence yard

Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Kim is pretty amazing and absolutely has that touch that you seek out and hold onto when you can find. She definitely seems to love our pets ALMOST as much a... (more)"

20. Jodi

Lots of love and hugs

Greater South Side, DES MOINES, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

About: Lots of love and hugs in my house. I have one cat that is good with dogs. I love to walk dogs and have a doggie sleep in my bed. I'd love to take c... (more)

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