Dog Boarding in Merle Hay, 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, Doggy Day Care

33 repeat clients

"Fergie had a wonderful experience at summer doggie camp with Kayla! We met the Saturday before, so Fergie and Chloe could meet each other. What a wonderful d... (more)"

2. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

15 repeat clients

"We were very nervous to leave our new puppy with anyone, but Jeanine made us very comfortable, she opened up her home to her. She grew the week she was there... (more)"

3. JENNIFER

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

4 repeat clients

"Jenny and her family did a fantastic job!! Oakley loved his stay , i'm not sure he wanted to come home :) My schedule changed a bit and she was very flexib... (more)"

4. Katie

young professional, love animals!

West des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie was so great!! And her dog peanut is such a sweetie. Katie took great care of Penny and sent us updates about Penny which I greatly appreciate. Additio... (more)"

5. Karin

dogs, camping + coffee

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"We would highly recommend Karin! Arie loved to play with her dogs and explore the backyard. I have no doubt he was spoiled rotten! Thanks again! (more)"

6. Evan

Foster Parent/Dog Trainer

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

19 repeat clients

"Evan did a great job taking care of Mochi. We received pictures to stay updated about Mochi's adventures. We will definitely board Mochi with Evan again. (more)"

7. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

24 repeat clients

"Dala was a perfect sitter for our dog Kaia! We are first time Rover users and were worried about leaving our dog with a stranger but Dala made it such an eas... (more)"

8. Lizzy

Dog lover lookin for extra pup time

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

About: I had always grown up with at least one dog in my house and have had trouble adjusting to not having one around since I had gone away to college, a... (more)

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9. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

6 repeat clients

"Rhonda is just perfect. This was Maddie's first time with a sitter and was nervous. Rhonda's home is very pet friendly and she calmed Maddie down so she stop... (more)"

10. Kayla

Dogs are family! I love all dogs :)

Johnston, IA, 50131

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

2 repeat clients

"Louie had a great time with Kayla and her pup! He was unsure the first night but he acclimated after that. He was very tired when he came home. I would highl... (more)"

11. Vanessa

Happy Dog, Happy Life

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Vanessa is my go-to caretaker for my pets when I travel, and she is fantastic! She is always polite and really treats my animal family as if they are her own... (more)"

12. 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)"

13. Amanda

The Dog Nanny

Windsor heights , IA, 50324

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

3 repeat clients

"Wonderful!!! Couldn't have asked for a better place for our pup to stay! Amanda is amazing, great communication and we felt great with her taking care of our... (more)"

14. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"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)"

15. 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)"

16. 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)

17. Linde

Active and fun dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"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)"

18. Jacklyn

Responsible and Reliable Pet Sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

2 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)"

19. Teague

Loving animals to pay tuition

Greenwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"He watched my four-leggers a few times while I was out of town. Never had any doubt he was giving them lots of love and treats. When I came back it was like ... (more)"

20. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

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

7 repeat clients

"We had a great experience with Krystal! She was always quick to respond and was flexible with drop off and pick up times. We loved getting pictures that show... (more)"

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Dog owners in Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA love booking dog boarding with sitters on Rover.com. 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 can be super affordable, no matter where you live. Trust us, we think you'll be pleasantly surprised. Curious what it might cost to book dog boarding with Rover? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before reaching out and starting a conversation with a dog sitter near you in Merle Hay.

As dog lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your dog when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Merle Hay dog sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for dog boarding while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a dog sitter in Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA who meets your and your dog's needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your dog, including background checks and community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of dog lovers for hire, and that includes offering pet boarding in Merle Hay.

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