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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. Crystal Verified Background CheckRover 101

Home full-time privacy fenced yard

Union Park, Des moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Our dogs had a wonderful time at Crystal's house. She was accomadating to our small chihuahua puppy and sent pictures of the pups getting exercise with her kid… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Thanksgiving
2. Samantha Verified Enhanced Background Check

Pet lover just like you.

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Samantha is a fun, loving, dedicated and responsible dog Mom. She has been dedicated to providing the best environment for not only her two rescue dogs that sh… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Thanksgiving
3. Lynn & John Verified Enhanced Background Check

Hope's Home and loves to share!

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"My dog Prairie stayed with Lynn and John (and their pup Hope) for a week and she loved it! I got daily picture or video updates and I always knew she was in sa… (more)"

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4. Sydney Verified Background CheckRover 101

Available Over the Holidays!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"My dog Sam had a great time while at This home! It was obvious that this couple understands what being a pet owner is all about as they share their love to th… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Thanksgiving
5. 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

"Brad and Sundie are amazing. They always send me a ton of pictures and updates. I love getting videos of our dog, Deacon, playing with their dogs! Our dog is w… (more)"

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6. Michelle & Mark Verified Background Check

Home full time! Large fenced yard!

Johnston, IA, 50131

Dog Boarding

"We were thrilled to have met Michelle and Mark thru thru Rover.com. With their help we were able to enjoy a two week trip that we would have otherwise simply … (more)"

7. Tammy, Cory, & Logan Verified Background Check

Family of pet lovers

Polk City, IA, 50226

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

"Tammy and her family were tremendous to work with. The communication while we were away was very helpful to let us know our sweet pup was being well cared for.… (more)"

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8. Tania Verified Background Check

We just want to hang out w/your pet

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Tania was very good with my older dog, she sent pictures daily and kept me updated, even trimming his sensitive front claws. I will definitely use her again! (more)"

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9. Rebecca Verified Background Check

I will treat your baby like my own!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca is awesome! We will definitely book with her again. She was patient and took the time to understand out dog’s routine. She sent LOTS of pictures and… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Thanksgiving
10. Lillia Verified Background Check

Sharing the love, one pet at a time

ANKENY, IA, 50023

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lillia is one of the most considerate and caring people that I know. She goes out of her way to help people and animals. She is deeply invested in the environm… (more)"

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11. Colton & Jasmine Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fun Family of Five!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

"Very friendly and walter had so much fun! Got several videos of him playing. Also my timing was inconsistent when dropping him off and they were very patient w… (more)"

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12. Alex Verified Background Check

Pet boarding, sitting and daycare.

Johnston, IA, 50131

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"From the first moment, we knew that Alex is excellent with the dogs. Toby had a good time at his house. We will definitely use his service again. (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Thanksgiving
13. Summer Verified Background Check

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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 stay… (more)"

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14. Katie Verified Background Check

Stay at Home Pet Care

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Can't thank Katie enough for taking such great care of my dog Tessa for the last week. Katie sent lots of pictures and updates, I could tell my pup was in goo… (more)"

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15. Maria Verified Background Check

Home full time with fenced in yard!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

"Nothing but the best things to say about Maria and her family.. our Sophie was ecstatic when she arrived and had a huge doggie smile on when we picked her up. … (more)"

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16. Paige Verified Enhanced Background Check

Reliable, responsible pet sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Paige has helped care for our dog on numerous occasions. She not only greets our dog kindly and excitedly, but she also is willing to follow our requests, suc… (more)"

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17. 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

"Nicole was great! My pup had lots of fun playing with her dog and was exhausted when I went to pick her up. She sent many pictures throughout the stay and was … (more)"

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18. Jill Verified Background CheckRover 101

Large fenced yard & LOVES dogs!!

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"This was Tilly's first stay away from home. I've had her for 4 months and she is still a puppy, although she is a BIG puppy. She's about 7 months old. Jill put… (more)"

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19. Kristi Verified Background CheckRover 101

Active pet lover w/big fenced yard

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"We've boarded our dog Belle with multiple companies, people, her vet, pet hotels and none of them compare to Kristi. Belle is so relaxed and happy when we pick… (more)"

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20. Winter Verified Background CheckRover 101

Farm girl, ❤️animals & hard work!

Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Winter and her boyfriend were so great with Roman! They have a big backyard to play in with their two dogs and a lovely home, We received a ton of photos and u… (more)"

Dog lovers in Highland Park, Des Moines, IA love dog sitters on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed dog sitters on Rover in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. No matter what your price range is, you might be surprised to learn how affordable dog boarding in Des Moines can be when you book with Rover. Wondering how much it might cost to book dog boarding? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before contacting a dog sitter near you.

Rover.com offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels and traditional dog sitting. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog, turn to Rover for your dog boarding needs. It's easy to find a loving Highland Park dog sitter on Rover who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at their sitter's home. Search from hundreds of dog sitters in Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. With Rover, pet boarding is guilt-free, cashless, and convenient. That way, you can hit the road happy knowing your dog's in loving hands while you're away.

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Book a Stay, Donate to a Cause

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 Highland Park, 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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