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

29 repeat clients

"Kayla was excellent. We boarded our Golden Retriever at her home for 5 days & she sent lots of photos every day keeping us informed how he was doing. A big... (more)"

2. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

12 repeat clients

"We were very nervous to leave our new puppy with anyone, but Jeanine made us very comfortable, she opened up her home to her. She grew the week she was there... (more)"

3. Laura

Fun with your Furry Friend

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

13 repeat clients

"What a fantastic experience we had with Laura (and her boyfriend Grant) watching our dog, Mowgli. From the meet-and-greet all the way through pick-up, Laura ... (more)"

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4. Evan

Foster Parent/Dog Trainer

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

18 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)"

5. 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)"

6. 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)"

7. 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)

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

21 repeat clients

"They did a great job, my shepherd loves their place. He's getting so excited to be there to play and our little one had enough love from them. This is alread... (more)"

9. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

6 repeat clients

"Rhonda was fantastic!! Neptune and Zeus enjoyed staying with her while we were out of town for the week. She was very responsive and sent quick updates and ... (more)"

10. Amanda

24/7 care

Windsor heights , IA, 50324

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

3 repeat clients

"Amanda was fantastic! This was our first Rover experience and it could not have been better. Amanda was flexible with pick-up and drop-off, she was extreme... (more)"

11. Linde

Active and fun dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, 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)"

12. Heather

Patient and caring dog lover

Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding

"Heather kept my dog Millie over Christmas this year while I was traveling. I have only had Millie for a few months, and she was a breeder in a puppy mill unt... (more)"

13. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

"Ava and Willie came away from Jacklyn's very happy! Thank you for taking great care of them! (more)"

14. 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)"

15. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50131

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

6 repeat clients

"Everything went perfectly! Krystal and Jason were super nice and made Marley feel right at home. We appreciated getting a few updates during our trip, and di... (more)"

16. 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)

17. Shannon

Wiener lover!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"I must say I was more than impressed with the care my two Labs received at Shannon's house last weekend. I was out of town and Shannon sent me pictures of th... (more)"

18. Madeline

Life long dog owner and lover!

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

About: I absolutely love dogs of all ages and sizes. I have experience with house sitting and drop in visits. I am a high school senior so I am available ... (more)

19. Katie

Your pet and I are best friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Our dog, Porter, stayed with Katie for a long weekend and he had a great time! Katie gave us updates along the way and even sent us a picture showing how we... (more)"

20. Jacob

Doggy day care at it's finest!

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)

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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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