Dog Boarding in Highland Park, Des Moines, IA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight at your sitter's home.

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1. Rachel Verified Background Check

Large fenced yard with friends

Ankeny, IA, 50023

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rachel was terrific! I received updates throughout the visit and our pup was able to sleep on her bed. I had no worries or reservations. We will use her again! (more)"

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2. Lindsey & Brian Verified Background Check

Big fenced yard and home full time

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

"Brian and Lindsay did a wonderful job caring for our pup. We we received photos and updates, and our dog received walks and loving care. Couldn’t be happier.... (more)"

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3. Marisa Verified Background CheckRover 101

Small Dog Clubhouse! House/Yard

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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"Marisa is amazing!!! I trust her when I need to book my dog for a long period of time. She is great with pic updates, I know she is loving on him and even sp... (more)"

4. Sydney Verified Background CheckRover 101

Large Fenced Yard and Friends!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Our Lab Osa, enjoyed her stay. She got along well with Sydney's dog Louis. Osa seemed very comfortable when I left her and she was having fun in the back yar... (more)"

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5. Lia Verified Background Check

Certified professional dog trainer!

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"I needed to board my pup overnight at the last minute on a holiday weekend and was so happy to find Lia had availability. She made sure that we were both com... (more)"

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6. Valerie Verified Background Check

Veterinarian Assistant/Dog Groomer

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"Great, quick communication. Wanted our dog on short notice and even let us drop off super early in the morning. We can tell Nola was well cared for with Vale... (more)"

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7. Summer Verified Background Check

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Great communication and very friendly. I greatly appreciated Summer’s flexibility in taking Surly in the morning for me and he seemed to really enjoy his st... (more)"

8. Crystal Verified Background CheckRover 101

Home full-time privacy fenced yard

Union Park, Des moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Crystal was great!! Our dog hank had a great time with her and was clearly very comfortable at her house! He'll definitely stay there again :) (more)"

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9. Amanda Verified Background Check

I'm a Sucker for a Pupper

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Amanda was an amazing sitter. Our dog Finn is 13 and we’ve never left him with anyone but family before, but Amanda treated Finn just like her own! She had e... (more)"

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10. Kaila Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fenced in backyard - photo updates!

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I have grown up with labs and love dogs!!! We would love to help you and your pet(s) out while you are away at work or traveling! While you are awa... (more)

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11. Brianna Verified Background Check

Just as playful as your pups!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Brianna was wonderful with our nervous Chihuahua. She was very easy to communicate with, sent us pictures and updates while we were gone and took our pup on ... (more)"

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12. Marisa Verified Background Check

♥️ and attention make a difference

Des Moines, IA, 50317

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Marisa is just the best! We did a meet and greet several weeks before I needed her services as a sitter. Unfortunately my mother passed away shortly before o... (more)"

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13. Jeanine Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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"I will absolutely use Jeanine again. My dogs were so comfortable and she kept me updated so I had zero worries! She definitely treated my little girls like... (more)"

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14. Kristi Verified Background Check

Active pet lover w/big fenced yard

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"My pups loved staying with Kristi! She took great care of them. She also sent me pictures every day of what they were up to. My dogs aren’t always the easies... (more)"

15. Cory Verified Background Check

I'll run with your dog! I love dogs

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We came to Iowa for a wedding. Cory took good care of our 2 senior dogs (labs). One has separation anxiety that he was able to comfort and the other took a... (more)"

16. Cara Verified Background Check

Active-fenced yd-3 friendly pups <3

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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"They were great a home for Carmel for the week and I got many updates from them on how she was doing! I’d recommend them as they have a great and fun home fo... (more)"

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17. Taylor Verified Background Check

Responsible dog lover/caretaker

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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"Taylor has the biggest heart of anyone I know she love, love, loves animals big or small, they all have a special place in Taylor’s heart! I’ve known Taylor ... (more)"

18. Abigail Verified Background Check

Doggy cuddling is my specialty.

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

"Abigail and her family were awesome. They were the most accommodating, flexible, and easy to work with people that we’ve ever worked with. They took care of ... (more)"

19. Megan Verified Background Check

I treat your animals like my own!

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"My pups had the BEST time with Megan! Tons of playtime and attention from Megan and her family. We received a lot of photo updates and picked up two tired, h... (more)"

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20. Madison & Logan Verified Background Check

FT Dog mom, PT nursing student 😉

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

About: Pet experiences date back to birth as my family has always been animal people. My mom is a vet tech and I share the love of animals with her. We’ve... (more)

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