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, Dog Walking

38 repeat clients

"I cannot say enough great things about Pendleton's stay with Kayla! I would highly recommend her to anyone! It is so comforting to know your dog is at a safe... (more)"

2. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding

74 repeat clients

"Our dog had a great stay with Debbie. While we were on vacation she sent us pictures of him playing with the other dogs. When we picked him up he was freshly... (more)"

3. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

15 repeat clients

"It was the first time I've used Rover and I was a little nervous at first. But, Jeanine did a great job with Wrigley. She gave frequent updates and pictures. (more)"

4. Jennifer

Bones Jones Playcare

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

"Jen was awesome to work with. My 2 dogs were happy and well cared for which made my vacation more enjoyable. I would highly recommend Jen and definitely wil... (more)"

5. Karin

dogs, camping + coffee

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Frank and Evy had a great time! Karin was great with communication while setting up the stay and while my dogs were there. She let me know how they were doin... (more)"

6. Lizzy

Dog lover lookin for extra pup time

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"Mila and Zoey love going over to Lizzy's house. She had a fenced in yard which is great for the dogs! (more)"

7. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

9 repeat clients

"Rhonda was fabulous keeping us updated with images of Red. He is a Vizsla and highly active, during his stay he was walked, was able to play outside with ano... (more)"

8. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

23 repeat clients

"WOW ! Evan and Summer and Winny were great with Phoebe. This was her first time away from home, so we are a bit worried about our furbaby; but Evan is such a... (more)"

9. 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

"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)"

10. Brian

I'll gladly run with your dog!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

3 repeat clients

"Brian was great with our puppy! When we dropped bo off he ran right inside and wasn't concerned at all about us leaving. Brian was very thorough about our pu... (more)"

11. Bailey

Bailey Jo's fun pet vacation

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

6 repeat clients

"Bailey is so welcoming! Phoebe enjoyed her stay there tremendously. She got to run for hours in Bailey's backyard and play with her Goldendoodle, Lacy. Phoeb... (more)"

12. 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

"Our dog had a great time with Nate and his dog. She came home tired and happy. We booked last minute and he was very accommodating. We will be back! (more)"

13. Jobin

I'll be your dog's dawg!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"He did a great job definitely going back to him (more)"

14. 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)"

15. Heather

Large yard, plenty of room to play!

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)"

16. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 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)"

17. 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)

18. Hailey

Health for the whole family

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Hailey has been a dog sitter for our two dogs for years. She is so easy to work with and our dogs love her. They always get long walks and lots of playtime w... (more)"

19. 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

"Linde was fantastic. Completely responsible and caring. She came to my house twice a day to feed and walk my dog and it worked perfectly. She even texted ... (more)"

20. Dan

Work from home and love exercise!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I work Full time at home at a job that has very flexible times and commitments. I will be home with you're dog most of the day and provide much act... (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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