Dog Boarding in Meredith, Des Moines, IA

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

1. Brian

Dog loving family- stay at home mom

Urbandale, IA, 50323

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

8 repeat clients

"This was our first time using DogVacay and it was awesome! We are done paying for overpriced kennels where our dog spends most of her time by herself. Brian ... (more)"

2. Kayla

Foster Mom and Dog Lover!!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

38 repeat clients

"Kayla is so clearly a dog lover from the minute you meet her. She texted us pictures and updates each day and the dogs always looked so happy. She has a big... (more)"

3. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

15 repeat clients

"Jeanine did a great job with our two pups who can be a lot to handle. She was able to calm down our Lab when we got nervous about us leaving by showing him a... (more)"

4. Karin

dogs, camping + coffee

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Karin was great! She sent a lot of pictures and kept us updated on how our pup was doing. Karin was willing to give him medication. He was one tired boy when... (more)"

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5. Jennifer

Bones Jones Playcare

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

"Jen was awesome to work with. My 2 dogs were happy and well cared for which made my vacation more enjoyable. I would highly recommend Jen and definitely wil... (more)"

6. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

10 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)"

7. 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 was wonderful! She sent photos and updates throughout our pup's stay. She was extremely flexible and responsive and genuinely seemed to enjoy having... (more)"

8. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

23 repeat clients

"Wiley stay with Evan and his family was great! We received pictures/videos everyday which we greatly appreciated. This was our first time using Rover, and Ev... (more)"

9. Megan

Adventure pup & adventure fur-mom!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

4 repeat clients

"Megan has done such a great job watching Levi during 2 different stays! He seems very happy to be with her, and she keeps me updated with texts and pictures ... (more)"

10. Selena

It's Like a Vaca for Your Fur Baby!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

"Selena watched my two pups when I went on vacation. She treated them wonderfully, took them on walks and played fetch for hours, which my lab absolutely love... (more)"

11. Lizzy

Dog lover lookin for extra pup time

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"Mila and Zoey love going over to Lizzy's house. She had a fenced in yard which is great for the dogs! (more)"

12. Ashley

Young Professional + Dog Lover

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

"Ashley was great! You can tell she loves dogs and gives your dog a lot of attention. She is flexible with pick up and drop off times. Ashley also sent me u... (more)"

13. Jessica

Dog-loving family--lots of cuddles!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"Jessica was a great dog sitter for our 2 little dogs. She sent many fun pictures and updates so we weren't missing them too much! Will certainly book with ... (more)"

14. Amanda

The Dog Nanny

Windsor heights, IA, 50324

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

4 repeat clients

"Amanda was great! She was able to help us out last minute and I don't think Mulaney wanted to leave his new friends when we got back. Thank you Amanda!! (more)"

15. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

3 repeat clients

"Jacklyn took great care of our dog Odie while we took a family trip over spring break. Jacklyn's dog Corporal is wonderful with the younger pups with lots o... (more)"

16. Kara

Berhow Dog Park & Hotel

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

1 repeat client

"Kara was a great host for Pacer!! He went there with a ton of energy and when he came home he slept for two entire days! I definitely recommend Kara as a host! (more)"

17. Lisa

Arlene's Pet Sitting Service

Oak Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"So thankful Lisa could take Huey over Christmas! She saved the day for us and we felt comfortable that Huey was with a dog lover where he would get some extr... (more)"

18. Mindy

Dog Loving energetic family of four

Johnston, IA, 50131

Dog Boarding

1 repeat client

"Absolutely fantastic. We will use Mindy whenever possible! (more)"

19. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Candace has been so great! It's such a nice feeling knowing my dog is in good hands when I drop her off. And I know she's been having fun and getting exercis... (more)"

20. Caitlin

Adventure & Security

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I've owned dogs my entire life, and brought that passion for animals to my professional work at an Iowa City dog daycare during college. Post-gradu... (more)

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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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