Dog Boarding in Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA

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1. Sara Verified Enhanced Background Check

Home full time with fenced in yard!

Norwalk, IA, 50211

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

"Sarah was amazing! Otis and Baxter clearly enjoyed the time they spent at her house. She was prompt, professional and compassionate. So glad I had an opport... (more)"

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2. Summer Verified Background Check

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Great communication and very friendly. I greatly appreciated Summer’s flexibility in taking Surly in the morning for me and he seemed to really enjoy his st... (more)"

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3. Kaila Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fenced in backyard - photo updates!

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Our experience boarding with Kaila was superb! It was our senior dog Twingo’s first time staying with her, so we had a meet and greet ahead of time to make... (more)"

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4. Meredith Verified Background Check

Love time with four-legged friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"My two fur-kids had a blast with Meredith. Definitely going to use her again! (more)"

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5. Sean Verified Background Check

Dog and Cat Fantasy Getaway

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I have been taking care of animals since I was five years old. I used to train our dogs and also have experience in administering medications. Fo... (more)

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6. Colton & Jasmine Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fun Family of Five!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50135

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Colton and Jasmine were wonderful hosts for Bruce. They were super professional, responded timely to messages and inquiries, had a great set up at their home... (more)"

7. Crystal Verified Background CheckRover 101

Home full-time privacy fenced yard

Union Park, Des moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Crystal was great!! Our dog hank had a great time with her and was clearly very comfortable at her house! He'll definitely stay there again :) (more)"

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8. Leah Verified Background Check

4th yr Medical Student;<3 Dogs/Cats

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Leah watched my black lab (Kobe) for over 2 weeks while I was on a medical mission abroad. At our meet and greet, I could tell she had many years of dog expe... (more)"

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President's Day
9. Jill Verified Background CheckRover 101

Large fenced yard & LOVES dogs!!

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"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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President's Day
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 easies... (more)"

11. Lisa Verified Background Check

Dog Lover

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"Lisa took great care of our puppy, Lady! She kept us updated on how much fun our girl was having and spent a lot of time taking care of her!! Very pleased wi... (more)"

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This weekend
12. Devyn Verified Background Check

Kind and trustworthy pet sitter.

Arbor Peaks, Des Moines, IA, 50312

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Devyn did an amazing job watching our dog. She came over before and met Greta and Greta returned home very happy. We will definitely be asking Devyn for futu... (more)"

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13. Tamirah Verified Enhanced Background Check

Helping humans and animals!

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"I have hired Tamirah to take care of my dogs, several times. My papillon is 13 and has special dietary and care needs.My husky is rambunctious and needs a lo... (more)"

14. Mallory Verified Background Check

Dedicated & caring for your pet!

New Vision, West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mallory has a pet of her own who she loves and cares for like her child. She’s cat-sat for me several times when I’ve had to leave town, and always has been ... (more)"

15. Jared Verified Background Check

Energetic, passionate dog lover

Capitol View South, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Jared was great! We were a one time client coming through town for a wedding and he was still willing to take our little Aussie. He was very calm and patient... (more)"

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President's Day
16. Ryan Verified Background Check

Law Student, Dog-walking Enthusiast

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50314

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Our last stay with Ryan was cut short due to an unexpectedly sick pup. He handled the situation with professionalism and compassion. We'll continue to use R... (more)"

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This weekend
17. Dina Verified Enhanced Background Check

Home full time, large fenced yard

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Dina was wonderful in scheduling a time for our dogs to meet each other before we took our trip. My dog wrigley had a great time at Dina's. I know this becau... (more)"

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18. Brook Verified Background Check

Love Being A Dog Mom & Sitter

Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Brook was great with my dog, Finn. She communicates very quickly and her love of dogs is evident. After the meet and greet with Brook, I felt very comfortabl... (more)"

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This weekend
19. Hunter Verified Background Check

Hi! I’d love to pet your pets!!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"Hunter is simply one of the most passionate people with dogs I've met in a long time. Every time we go anywhere together she will go out of her way to meet d... (more)"

20. Mike Verified Background Check

Dogs play, grown ups away

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"My shepherd does not like many people, but she likes Mike. He lavishes them with attention and doesn't mind the demanding care instructions. Not only does ... (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.

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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.

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