The #1 network of pet sitters & walkers
200,000+ Sitters
1M+ Reviews
95% Perfect 5-star ratings
18M+ Photo Updates

Dog Boarding in Meredith, Des Moines, IA

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

To ensure accurate availability & pricing, please add your drop-off and pick-up dates.
Calendar Recently Updated
1. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Sydney and Isaiah were wonderful with our Aussies. Their Aussie is so sweet and our dogs were nice and worn out when we picked them up. They were flexible ... (more)"

Calendar Recently Updated
2. Summer

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Summer S. would be a great dog walker! she is A very loving, down to earth women with a special love for animals. She is very trustworthy, responsible and mo... (more)"

Calendar Recently Updated
3. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

"Jeanine was amazing! We felt very comfortable leaving Seabrook with Jeanine. He had such a good time and is tuckered out from all of the playing he did. We r... (more)"

Calendar Recently Updated
4. Sarah

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"She was great with my dog Winston and took great care of him. She was available and answered my texts and questions. Winston had a great time and almost didn... (more)"

5. Jessica

Dog-loving family--lots of cuddles!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Jessica was great with our pups. She communicated immediately and consistently, and the photos she sent while we were away were great! We’ll definitely ask h... (more)"

Calendar Recently Updated
6. Cory

I'll run with your dog! I love dogs

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"We call Cory our fur baby's (Dewey) BFF. Dewey gets beyond excited when he knows he will be hanging out with Cory. He is definitely an animal lover, regardle... (more)"

Calendar Recently Updated
7. Kelsey

Strutt for the Mutt

Johnston, IA, 50131

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kelsey was so great with our puppy. We wanted to make sure we had someone that understood and was prepared for the extra needs that come with a puppy. Kelse... (more)"

Calendar Recently Updated
8. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"Kate did a great job accommodating my dog and myself. It was short notice but she was great about it. Her two small dogs were fantastic pals to my shy rescue... (more)"

9. Samantha

Home most days- over half acre yard

Johnston, IA, 50131

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

"Max and Maggie had a great weekend with Samantha. They both came home tired from playing. Samantha kept us posted by sending pics. We would use her again. (more)"

Calendar Recently Updated
10. Katlen

Home full time, fenced in yard

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"Katlen did a great job. My excited puppy seemed to do well here and I loved that she is home during the day just as I am so she was in her kennel during the... (more)"

Calendar Recently Updated
11. KyLeigh

Nonstop Playtime and Adventures

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"I'm soo glad Kyleigh was able to babysit my furbaby at the last minute. I was able to go vacay w/my nieces. I was worry about him about getting anxiety. She ... (more)"

Calendar Recently Updated
12. Mikayla

Proud Corgi Dog Mom

Johnston, IA, 50131

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

"Mikayla is a dog whisperer. Every dog that she has made contact with have always just had a rare connection that I have never seen a dog and human have. I wo... (more)"

Calendar Recently Updated
13. Cara

Active-fenced yd-2 friendly pups <3

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Cara was a very good dog sitter! I needed someone to watch Maverick for a day and she was willing to watch him last minute. In the past, Maverick has been ... (more)"

Calendar Recently Updated
14. Dana

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 responsive, extremely easy to work with, great with our pups, and had the perfect home for them. We will definitely book with her again! (more)"

Calendar Recently Updated
15. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Rhonda is very caring and did a fantastic job taking care of the boys when we were out of town. Rhonda did a great job communicating and gave us quick update... (more)"

Calendar Recently Updated
16. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"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)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
17. Lia

Single, will mingle with your dog:)

Merle Hay, Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

About: I have a mini Schnauzer, Pepe, who is very chill(except when there is someone at the door, then he thinks we are at war for about a minute until th... (more)

18. Chloe

Sully's Mom-Runs-Walks-Fenced Play!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Chloe totally delivered a first class experience for my dog and me. I would rocomend Chloe to others and rebook myself. Thanks again. (more)"

Calendar Recently Updated
19. Kristen

Life’s an adventure, better w/ pets

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Kristen is wonderful with animals! She's very caring and patient. She's also very responsible and will give your pets the best care! If you want a dog sitter... (more)"

Confirmed availability
4th of July
20. Kelly

Furry family Pet Service

des moines, IA, 50310

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

"I had surgery and had to stay the night in the hospital but I knew my puppy was in good hands with Kelly. She went and fed my puppy and took her out and play... (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.

A Daily Treat: A Blog by Rover

Rover's got you covered, even when you don't need a pet sitter or dog walker. Check out our blog for pictures of adorable dogs, help on your biggest dog-related questions, and more:

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 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.

We're proud to support over 200 organizations across the nation, including:

All stays booked on Rover receive our Rover guarantee, 24/7 support, and our reservation protection.

How it works

Card image cap

1) Browse Sitters

We make it easy to find affordable & reliable sitters near you.

Card image cap

2) Contact Sitters

Chat about your dog and your specific needs. Even meet in person before booking if you really want to.

Card image cap

3) Book & pay

Our platform makes it easy and secure. No cash necessary.

Card image cap

4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.