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

39 repeat clients

"Kayla is so clearly a dog lover from the minute you meet her. She texted us pictures and updates each day and the dogs always looked so happy. She has a big... (more)"

2. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

15 repeat clients

"Like most of the other reviews....our dog Emna came home tired and smiling. Jeanine took her out to the dog park and to Maffitt Reservoir to run around and ... (more)"

Available this weekend
3. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

11 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)"

4. Jennifer

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

10 repeat clients

"Arie had so much fun! He came home and zonked from all his walks and play times. We really appreciated the picture updates as our girls really missed their... (more)"

5. Tina

Ready to play with your pup!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tina babysat my sweet pug while he attended a pug themed birthday party and he had a BLAST. She made sure to keep me updated on how he was doing and sent pho... (more)"

6. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

25 repeat clients

"We are always happy when Evan and his family take care of Mochi. We always try to book Mochi's stay with Evan when we need to leave town. We will definitely... (more)"

7. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

2 repeat clients

About: Have been caring for dogs my entire life, dogs are just what make me happy. I love to play with all kinds of dogs. As far as care go, I always star... (more)

8. 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)"

9. Laura

1/3 acre fenced in yard, home 24/7!

West Des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I've known Laura for about 10 years and she has always had a love for animals. Currently she has 3 dogs of her own (as well as two cats, a bearded dragon and... (more)"

10. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Morgan did a great job with our pooch Peter. She was terrific at following our detailed instructions. Send a few update via texts with photos of Peter. The... (more)"

11. Kim

Work from home full time-fence yard

Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

About: I love animals more than most people. I would treat your babies as good as I would treat my own!!! I love going for walks on the trails around D... (more)

12. Elizabeth

Very flexible & loving city sitter

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

4 repeat clients

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

13. Molly

Flexible Schedule, Fun, Dog Lover!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Molly is an amazing and so loving with pets. She has always loved my 4 and adapted well to all their energy and attitudes. Molly provides the same love to my... (more)"

14. Jean

Perfect vacation for your pup here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jean is a great dog owner with a fantastic, well-mannered pup. She lives near a dog park and hiking trail, so walks and playtime are easy. I've watched her d... (more)"

15. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

4 repeat clients

"Jacklyn was very responsive and great to work with. She kept me informed with texts and photos during Katy's stay. I would not hesitate to use her for a futu... (more)"

16. 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)"

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. Jessa

Let my dog entertain yours!

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

"Jessa has been a pet lover her whole life. She has been raised with dogs and cats, and treats them like members of her family. She loves to spend time with... (more)"

19. 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)

20. 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)"

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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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