Dog Boarding in Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA

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1. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

4 repeat clients

"She took good care of Captain in short notice.was very friendly and helpful with everything .she is Awesome .thanks Sydney again .see u next time wen we come... (more)"

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4th of July
2. Kendra

Home full-time, dog park fan!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

10 repeat clients

"Kendra and Mark did a great job taking care of our dog. Kendra sent many messages and updates to us, and Quincy was sad to leave when we picked him up. I c... (more)"

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3. Summer

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Summer S. would be a great dog walker! she is A very loving, down to earth women with a special love for animals. She is very trustworthy, responsible and mo... (more)"

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4. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca was awesome! She swung by and met our lab mix the week before her stay, and our pup loved her. She stayed at our home for the weekend and watched o... (more)"

5. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

20 repeat clients

"Jeanine is a fabulous sitter. Dixie isn't always the easiest of dogs, but she settles in wonderfully and loves going over to Jeanine's when I'm out of town. (more)"

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6. Josh

Morning walks and fenced back yard.

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Josh and his significant other were wonderful to work with. We were able to schedule a meet and greet before to check out their house and make sure our dogs ... (more)"

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7. Jill

Home full time & large fenced yard

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

2 repeat clients

"Excellent care. Jill went above and beyond taking my dog on walks and car rides and giving treats and snuggles to help her stay calmer as it was her first Ro... (more)"

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4th of July
8. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

27 repeat clients

"My dogs Karma and Remy had an excellent stay with Evan and his wife. My dogs are very active and were so tired from constant play at Evan's that they slept t... (more)"

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9. KyLeigh

Nonstop Playtime and Adventures

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I'm soo glad Kyleigh was able to babysit my furbaby at the last minute. I was able to go vacay w/my nieces. I was worry about him about getting anxiety. She ... (more)"

10. Tabatha

Energetic Animal Lover - Fenced Yd

Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Our pup had so much fun playing at her house! Tabatha was awesome to work with and really responsive. We couldn't have asked for a better sitter. (more)"

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11. Heather

Large yard, plenty of room to play!

Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

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)"

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12. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Morgan was just amazing with Matilda. From the minute we dropped Matilda off we felt comfortable that she was in good hands. Morgan asked questions about h... (more)"

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13. Lindsey

I'll love your dog like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Lindsey was amazing. She helped us out in a pinch when our dog sitter cancelled at the last minute. She was very accommodating to our schedule and best of al... (more)"

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14. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

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

4 repeat clients

"Candace and her boyfriend were amazing with Arlo! He was so happy and comfortable there. I tend to over analyze and worry, and they calmed my nerves easily. ... (more)"

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15. Grace

All dogs are good dogs!

Drake Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Grace is my first choice when looking for someone to care for my dogs. She never failed to make sure they went on walks every day and always made sure to tre... (more)"

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16. Ali

I'll love your dog like my own.

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"She is a great dog caregiver. She had her own dog and she treats her perfectly in every way. She takes her out constantly throughout the day, makes sure she ... (more)"

17. Danielle

Danielle's Doggie Dates

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

1 repeat client

"Danielle did a fantastic job with our "high-spirited" terrier mix, Freyja. Danielle did everything with her that we would have. We will definitely be asking ... (more)"

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18. Sarah

Large fenced yard with doggie door

South Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"Sarah is awesome with dogs. She has the patience of a Saint when working with them. She helped me teach my dog how to do a few tricks when I could hardly get... (more)"

19. 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)"

20. Nathan

Nate's doggy service

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

3 repeat clients

"Nathan was great! Our dog was totally happy and relaxed when we picked him up. We were able to introduce our dogs ahead of time and everything was perfect. I... (more)"

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