Dog Boarding in Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA

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1. Kayla

Foster Mom and Dog Lover!!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

35 repeat clients

"I cannot say enough great things about Pendleton's stay with Kayla and Shadoe. He is full of energy all of the time but they kept him well entertained. I rec... (more)"

2. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding

73 repeat clients

"I really appreciated the good price as well as the friendliness. My dog, Ozzie, loves playing with other dogs. I know he loved that Debbie has 3 dogs to play... (more)"

3. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

15 repeat clients

"Jeanine was amazing! We felt very comfortable leaving Seabrook with Jeanine. He had such a good time and is tuckered out from all of the playing he did. We r... (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

6 repeat clients

"My dog was so well taken care of by Jenny and her son!!! I could tell he was so happy and loved and cuddled and wakes! I will certainly use them for dog sitt... (more)"

5. Evan

Foster Parent/Dog Trainer

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

19 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)"

6. Brian

I'll gladly run with your dog!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Brian is exceptionally sweet and caring with all animals, especially dogs. He has a strong passion towards dogs and caring for them. I have entrusted him to ... (more)"

7. Mary Elizabeth

Camp Mary Beth Williams

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

1 repeat client

"Mary Beth has been watching Charlie for the past 2 + years. He LOVES Mary Beth! Charlie is loved and cared for and knowing this makes saying goodbye to him ... (more)"

8. 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)"

9. Jennifer

Bones Jones Playcare

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

About: Hello there. Looking for a fun, safe place to board your pet.? Pick me, choose me, let me love your pet while you are away. I am 23 years old a... (more)

10. 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)"

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11. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

7 repeat clients

"Rhonda was EXCELLENT! Her first priority was always ensuring our Harley was as comfortable as being at home. You can tell she truly cared for her and is a si... (more)"

12. Lizzy

Dog lover lookin for extra pup time

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

About: I had always grown up with at least one dog in my house and have had trouble adjusting to not having one around since I had gone away to college, a... (more)

13. 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)"

14. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

25 repeat clients

"Dala was a perfect fit for my our Great Dane. She was extremely accommodating to all of my requests. Dala also responded to my messages within minutes and se... (more)"

15. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

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

8 repeat clients

"Everything went perfectly! Krystal and Jason were super nice and made Marley feel right at home. We appreciated getting a few updates during our trip, and di... (more)"

16. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I was very happy with my first Rover experience! Candace was very easy to set things up with, the meet and greet put me at ease, and she took excellent care ... (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. Chelbi

College kid that just loves dogs.

Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Chelbi has been a loving caretaker for the elderly dog in our home. Her patience and devotion to the animal's health has had a profound affect on its well-be... (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. Jobin

I'll be your dog's dawg!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

About: I'll be there to take your dog out on walks and care for your dog like they're my own dog. I can be as chill as the dog or as active as the dog, de... (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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