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Dog Boarding in Meredith, Des Moines, IA

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

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1. 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)"

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2. 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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3. 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)"

Confirmed availability
 Thanksgiving
4. 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)"

5. 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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6. 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)"

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7. 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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8. 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)"

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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)"

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10. Erin & Chris Verified Background Check

Going away? Let your pet play!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding

"Erin and Chris are amazing with Neumann! I have never trusted anyone as much with him, and I think he was even a little sad to come home with me after his last… (more)"

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11. Tracie Verified Background Check

I have a huge passion for animals

West des moines, IA, 50265

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

"Koba is still learning about life and is hard to deal with sometimes, but tracie did a good job dealing with him! She’s very good at communicating and updating. (more)"

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12. Kayli Verified Background Check

Fun, outgoing, pet lover!

Urbandale, IA, 50233

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kayli is great with pets. She has grown up with several dogs in her house and she is a great dog mommy to her puppy, Cali. She will take great care of your fur… (more)"

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13. Susan Verified Background Check

Home full time, large fenced yard

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Susan instantly had a connection with our dogs and our dogs were not afraid or nervous to be with her. Susan kept us updated as needed and there were no issue… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Thanksgiving
14. 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)"

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15. Kaitlin Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fenced in yard, home away from home

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Scout had a great time with Kaitlin and her family. We received photos throughout the day and Scout looked happy as can be. We will definitely have Kaitlin’s f… (more)"

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16. Jen Verified Background CheckRover 101

8 year old raising money for dance!

Grimes, IA, 50111

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

"Jen and her family were incredibly easy to work with and our pups had a great time! They came home tired and content! Jen sent pictures while we were away, had… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Thanksgiving
17. Lindsey Verified Background CheckRover 101

I'll love your dog like my own!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Lindsey is awesome! We were a little worried leaving our dogs over the weekend with someone they didn’t know since we’ve either my boyfriend or I have been wit… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Thanksgiving
18. Dana Verified Background Check

Lover of all dogs big and small

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Dana was incredibly friendly when we took Bo to meet her and her dogs. You can tell she’s very familiar with dogs right away. Bo stayed with her for a week and… (more)"

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19. Maria Verified Background Check

Home full time with fenced in yard!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

"Maria and her family took such great care of my dog Daisy. I was a bit worried leaving her for an entire weekend in a new place but she had such a good time pl… (more)"

Confirmed availability
 Thanksgiving
20. Tanya Verified Background CheckRover 101

Paws (pause) to cuddle-play-walk

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Our dog had a blast with Tanya's family! She shared great photos and went out of her way to make sure our guy was well cared for during fireworks too. We will … (more)"

In Meredith, Des Moines, IA, dog lovers trust Rover.com for their dog boarding needs. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed dog sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking dog boarding in Meredith can be incredibly affordable, no matter what price range you're looking for. Curious about what it might cost to book dog boarding in Des Moines on Rover? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before reaching out and beginning a conversation with a sitter.

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 Meredith 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 Meredith, 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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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 Meredith, 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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