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.

1. Kendra

Home full-time, dog park fan!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"My golden retriever Izzy loved the time she spent with Kendra and Mark! They took great care of her and she's come back tired every time. Mark took her to th... (more)"

2. Jill

Home full time & large fenced yard

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Jill is fantastic! She has taken care of my boys (Slugger and Rocky) on and off over the last five years. She's taken them to the vet for me, let them out ov... (more)"

3. 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

"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... (more)"

4. Lori

Let's play in my big backyard!

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

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

"My pug Rita loves staying with Lori when we’re away! She is trustworthy and so accommodating. Her dog gets along with everyone and enjoys having new company ... (more)"

5. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Rhonda is an outstanding dog sitter as well as a great customer service professional. She's very flexible and accommodating as far as owners' needs in that ... (more)"

6. Jennifer

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 our new puppy. She made sure he stuck to his schedule and gave him lots of love and attention ! I would definitely have Jennifer w... (more)"

7. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"I cannot say enough about Candace!! I have two VERY high maintenance dogs that are rescues who had little to no other dog/human interaction. They were not pr... (more)"

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8. Elizabeth

Home fulltime with an energetic pup

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

"Elizabeth is a very compassionate person. She loves all animals and is extremely responsible. I would, without hesitation, recommend her. I trust her with... (more)"

9. Tiffany

Your dog is part of the family here

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

About: I have well over 24 years caring for dogs. I believe a house isn't a home without a dog. We (me and my family) lost our dog, Teddy, about 11/2 year... (more)

10. 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 has been watching my dog, Delia, who is a very nervous, high anxiety Dalmatian/Terrier mix for almost five years now. Gaibrien goes to our house eve... (more)"

11. Justin

Home full time, lot of running area

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

About: Love dogs, nonabusive. Only use yes and no commands, as well as treats, to reward dogs. I've had 2 prior dogs in my live as well as one service do... (more)

12. Caitlin

Cozy home with fenced yard to share

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Caitlin is an extremely responsible and conscientious young woman, with an uncanny knack for animals. I would trust her immensely with my pets. Her house and... (more)"

13. Beth

Home during the day! Fenced in yard

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

About: I am a dog lover. I will provide daily walks either around the neighborhood. At my home, I have a decent sized fenced in yard. The yard is great fo... (more)

14. Christina

Large fenced yard with dog leashes.

Accent, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Christina loves working with animals and taking care of them. She is great with all dogs and really down to earth. She loves playing with dogs and taking the... (more)"

15. Alison

Puppy play zone!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

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

"Alison, in my opinion is one the most loving animals owner that I know of. She very passionate about animal Care and how they shouldve been treated and consi... (more)"

16. Dina

Home full time, large fenced yard

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"I have known Dina for over 30 years, and for the majority of that time, she has been a devoted Mom to her fur babies, dogs and cats both. For awhile, she wa... (more)"

17. Brandy

I love dogs. I'm all about dogs.

Desmoines, IA, 50315

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

About: I've been around dogs my whole life, they make me instantly happy and I truly believe your dog is your best friend. I'll be driving or walking some... (more)

18. Taylor

I love dogs and the outdoors!

des moines, IA, 50309

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

About: Hi I'm Taylor! I am a junior at Drake University studying Biology and Psychology on the pre-medicine track. I'm looking for some extra part time bu... (more)

19. Erick

I’ll run w/ your dog-Home full-time

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Erick is a very responsible and caring dog sitter. He has had a love for animals ever since he was a kid. I remember on his 6th birthday party we got ponies ... (more)"

20. Kelly

Available for long walks

Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

About: I've grown up on a farm so I've been aroind dogs of all types and sizes my entire life. I'm ver dependable and always on time and will nake sure yo... (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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