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. Laurie

Home FT, LG yard, own 2 dogs

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

1 repeat client

"Fantastic! We were nervous about leaving our dog with someone else because he has separation anxiety but he had a blast with Laurie! She sent us pictures of ... (more)"

2. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

17 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)"

3. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

77 repeat clients

"Debbie was great, we felt comfortable leaving our dog, Seabrook, while we went out of town. Seabrook was happy, we'll be asking Debbie to sit for us again fo... (more)"

4. Jennifer

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

12 repeat clients

"Jennifer was so sweet and easy to work with. She was flexible with our pick up and drop off times, especially for a holiday weekend! We enjoyed receiving pic... (more)"

5. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

3 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)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
6. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

27 repeat clients

"Wiley stay with Evan and his family was great! We received pictures/videos everyday which we greatly appreciated. This was our first time using Rover, and Ev... (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
7. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

15 repeat clients

"We had 2 dogs that stayed with Rhonda and for a first expierence it was great! We got pictures and updates and were not worried at all about them or the care... (more)"

8. 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)"

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

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)"

10. Kennedy

wannabe stay at home dog mom

Downtown Des Moines, Des moines, IA, 50309

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

"Kennedy makes me want to become a dog owner myself just from watching her train and treat her own. Throughout moving, school, and working full-time, Kennedy ... (more)"

11. Sabrina

Love to walk and play...

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I love dogs. I currently have a wonderful 10 month old lab/cattle dog mix puppy. Previously, I had a mini American Eskimo. I have experience caring... (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

"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)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
13. Elizabeth

Flexible & loving Beaverdale sitter

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

5 repeat clients

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

14. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"Adam is the best!!! It is immediately obvious how much he loves dogs, and he was a dream to work with. So laid back, lightning fast communication, and I hone... (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
15. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Candace has been so great! It's such a nice feeling knowing my dog is in good hands when I drop her off. And I know she's been having fun and getting exercis... (more)"

16. 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)

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. Allyson

Dogs give me life.

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Allyson is a great dog sitter! Not only does she love dogs, but is confident in her abilities to take care of them properly and safely. Having grown up wit... (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)

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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