Dog Boarding in Highland Park, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Kayla

Foster Mom and Dog Lover!!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding

19 repeat clients

"I was looking for someone to watch my dog that would give him as much attention and love as I would. I could tell Leroy loved staying over at Kayla's and pla... (more)"

2. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding

62 repeat clients

"I would absolutely recommend Debbie’s dog service to others. My dog recently stayed at Debbie’s house for three weeks, and I am completely satisfied with th... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
3. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

11 repeat clients

"Jeanine was very willing to have a pre-stay meet up to introduce our dogs and give my dog the opportunity check out her place. She sent an update and photo ... (more)"

4. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

12 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)"

5. Evan

Foster Parent/Dog Trainer

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

16 repeat clients

"Couldn't have been better. Evan was super accommodating with our last minute travel plans and answered all questions and texts back very quickly and professi... (more)"

6. Stacy

Namastay home with your dog.

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Our dogs love visiting Stacy. She treats them as her own and we never worry about our girls while they are with her, Stacy is reliable and responsible. We... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
7. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

8. Stephanie

Dog Loving, Caring Family!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Stephanie and her family were amazing for Luna's short stay with them! She sent pictures and updates which was much appreciated. Stephanie and her family tre... (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
9. Laura

Fun with your Furry Friend

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

9 repeat clients

"Laura's house worked out great for Riley. He was able to play with her dogs and she provided many updates on how he was doing throughout the stay! (more)"

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
10. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

6 repeat clients

"Rhonda was responsive to my questions and so supportive of what my girl needed. I felt assured and comfortable that my dog, MJ, was in good hands. (more)"

11. Sarah

Loving Lady!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

6 repeat clients

"I can't say enough nice things about Sarah. She was super flexible and accommodated my crazy schedule. She was so friendly and nice. She kept my crazy Wel... (more)"

12. Ember

Animal Lover!

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"Ember and her husband were able to accommodate my request for a last minute stay! They were flexible, kind, great to communicate with, and I felt at ease lea... (more)"

13. Linde

Active and fun dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"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)"

14. Tressa

Responsible and Reliable Dog Sitter

Johnston, IA, 50131

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"We had a great experience with Tressa and would definitely recommend anyone with an energetic pup to stay with her and Jojo! Tressa was very flexible with pi... (more)"

15. Bailey

Bailey Jo's fun pet vacation

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"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)"

16. Jacqui

I love dogs and they love me too!!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"You can tell your dog is loved with jacqui. She was able to give me updates when I was out of town and even send pictures. Then I got home and Atlas fell r... (more)"

17. Rachelle

Furbabies are my life!

Indianola Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

About: I have always owned dogs for as long as I can remember. I am kind and consistent and have done extensive research on training dogs the basics: pott... (more)

Confirmed Thanksgiving Availability
18. Jessica

Boxer Mom But Loves All

Des Moines, IA, 50317

Dog Boarding

"Jessica is like the dog whisperer. Animals always seem to flock to her. I can't tell if she loves her dogs more than they love her or not. She treats them li... (more)"

19. Shannon

Wiener lover!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Shannon was very sweet and willing to take Ollie in last minute! She responded very promptly, took pictures of him everyday, and was willing to administer hi... (more)"

20. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50131

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

5 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)"

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Pet parents in Des Moines love dog sitters on Rover. 291 owners have reviewed sitters in the Des Moines metro area,, giving them an average rating of 4.98/5. Browse profiles, read reviews, and check us out on Yelp. 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.

Here's how it works: Start a conversation from your potential dog sitter's profile, ask to schedule a free in-person Meet & Greet, and book and pay on Rover. You'll receive adorable photo updates, premium insurance, a reservation guarantee, and world-class support. Rover's payments platform is safe and secure—no cash, checks, or tips necessary. Wondering how much you can expect to pay for a night on Check out our average dog sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

When you book overnight boarding on Rover, your dog will stay in the comfort of their dog sitter's home. This in-home boarding option is great for pet parents who don't want to send their dog to a kennel—it's truly luxury boarding. But just because your dog is staying at their sitter's home doesn't mean they have to stay home all day—they can enjoy many of Des Moines' dog-friendly attractions, including getting a free puppy cone at Snookies Malt Shop or a long walk at Gray’s Lake. Whatever they do, you'll get adorable photo updates of your dog having a blast. That's a great time for your dog, and peace of mind for you. Everybody wins!

With 100s of dog sitters in Des Moines, you're bound to discover the perfect match for your best friend. Your dog sitter and your dog will have a great time together, and you'll come home to a happy and well-rested dog. And the next time you're looking for boarding, you'll know where to turn.