Doggy Day Care in Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA

Drop off your dog at your sitter's home in the morning, and pick them up in the evening.

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1. Natalie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Downtown dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Natalie is super flexible and does a great job with Chai! Highly recommend and will be going back to her again! (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
2. Osvaldo Verified Background Check

My family and I love furry friends!

Drake Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"I have recently used this platform and was extremely nervous to. I am a first time dog mom and was worried about leaving my 10 wk pup at day care for the first… (more)"

3. Crystal Verified Background CheckRover 101

Home full-time privacy fenced yard

Union Park, Des moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Before I even turn onto Crystal’s street, Luna is going crazy in the car with excitement. You know someone is good with your pet when your pet is happy. (more)"

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4. Joseph Verified Enhanced Background Check

Retired & Lots of Time for Your Pet

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

"Rocky gets so excited to see Joseph. He takes excellent care of him and I never have to worry about anything when I am gone. Rocky could not have a better pal … (more)"

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5. Rhonda Verified Background Check

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"I felt our two Schnauzers had a good time staying with Rhonda. They were calm and relaxed when we picked them up, so I know they felt comfortable being with he… (more)"

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6. Kathleen Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dog Lover in Quiet Home

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"I can think of no one better suited to care for my "fur babies" (Pekingese) Shirley and Carmine than Kathleen. For all the years I have known her she has em… (more)"

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7. Samantha Verified Enhanced Background Check

Pet lover just like you.

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Sam does a great job of caring for our dog. We love that he has a friend to play with there as her dog is a sweetheart and they wear each other out. We will be… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Easter weekend
8. Tanya Verified Background CheckRover 101

We paws (pause) to cuddle-play-walk

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"This was my first time finding a sitter for my dog, Shiloh. I was so desperate to find someone to watch him but also didn't know if I could trust anyone. I was… (more)"

9. Laurie Verified Background Check

Home FT, LG yard, own 2 dogs

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Laurie was great! She sent photos with updates during the day. She is very flexible and she was able to accommodate my schedule. Izzy had a good time and was w… (more)"

10. Abby Verified Background Check

Animal Science major and dog lover

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Abby is literally the BEST dog sitter ever!! She understands all the ins and outs of taking care of your precious pups. She is studying companion animals in … (more)"

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11. Jennifer Verified Background Check

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Jennifer was great with my puppers. I had to make a trip from out of town and needed a day sitter. She took good care of them and they were happy and showed no… (more)"

12. Brad & Sundie Verified Enhanced Background Check

Welcome to The Rescue Ranch!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Sasha had a great time at Brad and Sundie’s. Sundie was very accommodating of our travel plans and was able to pick up and drop off Sasha from our home. Sasha … (more)"

13. Alyssa Verified Background Check

A pets comfort is #1

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"Alyssa is a naturally calm and gentle person. This invites all pets, especially dogs, to her. She is a true animal lover and is always concerned about their sa… (more)"

14. Elizabeth Verified Background Check

Your Best Friends Get the Best Care

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Elizabeth really loves being around dogs and cats and is very loving towards my pets. She is responsible and will make sure they are happy when in her care. (more)"

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15. Nicole Verified Background Check

Animal Lover Here to Help!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Daisy was nice and tired when she was done playing at Nicole's! I appreciated all the info on her Rover card, it was so cute to see. I like that their place is… (more)"

16. Cody Verified Enhanced Background Check

Trustworthy Pet Lover

Waterbury, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Cody is so energetic and compassionate! I would trust him with my pets any day! I love that he is active with his pets and is always making sure they are livin… (more)"

17. Nichole Verified Enhanced Background Check

Pets make rainy days bright!

Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Very patient with dogs and very understanding. Goes out of her way to make sure the dog is safe and happy. Would gladly leave any dog in her care if i were awa… (more)"

18. Deanna & James Verified Background Check

We want to love your pups too!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Deanna is a fabulous, loving and caring woman who would take incredible care of beloved pets!!! I would trust her with my life and the lives of those I love m… (more)"

19. Levi Verified Background Check

I am a animal loving type of person

Des moines, IA, 50315

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

"Levi would be a great pet sitter and Walker. He is trustworthy and friendly and loves animals and they like him. He has had dogs growing up and lived with frie… (more)"

20. Mike Verified Enhanced Background Check

Will treat your dog like my own <3

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Mike is a dog lover to all dogs. He has had dogs ever since he was a small boy. Always taking care of dogs and loving every minute of it. Always providing love… (more)"

Dog owners in Greater South Side Des Moines, IA love booking doggy day care with sitters on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed day care sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking doggy day care can be super affordable, no matter where you live. Trust us, we think you'll be pleasantly surprised. Curious what it might cost to book doggy day care with Rover? Check out our average doggy day care rates to get an idea before reaching out and starting a conversation with a day care sitter near you in Greater South Side.

Don't let your 9-to-5 stop you from being a great pet parent. When you're heading to work, drop off your beloved pet with a loving dog sitter in Greater South Side Des Moines. Your dog will get the love and care they're used to at home, and you'll get photo updates and the peace of mind that comes from finding great care for your pet. We're proud to offer a wide range of pet care, including puppy day care and pet day care for all kinds of pets. We know you love your pets, but you can't always be there, which is where our loving sitters come in. Forget kennels, find a loving neighbor who will give your dog the one-on-one attention they deserve. That way, when you head to work, you know your dog's in good hands.

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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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