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

29 repeat clients

"Kayla took amazing care of my dog. She sent me regular updates and was sure that he got the attention he needed. I was very happy to see/hear how well he got... (more)"

2. JENNIFER

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

1 repeat client

"Jennifer did a super job of communicating with me about my dog's stay. Her two sons were there also to greet us and my little dog was very well cared for b... (more)"

3. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

12 repeat clients

"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)"

4. Laura

Fun with your Furry Friend

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

13 repeat clients

"What a fantastic experience we had with Laura (and her boyfriend Grant) watching our dog, Mowgli. From the meet-and-greet all the way through pick-up, Laura ... (more)"

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5. Evan

Foster Parent/Dog Trainer

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

18 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)"

6. 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)"

7. Amanda

24/7 care

Windsor heights , IA, 50324

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

3 repeat clients

"Amanda was fantastic! This was our first Rover experience and it could not have been better. Amanda was flexible with pick-up and drop-off, she was extreme... (more)"

8. Kayla

Dogs are family! I love all dogs :)

Johnston, IA, 50131

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

2 repeat clients

About: To keep this short and sweet, I've been watching friends and family's dogs since I've been in high school (I'm now 32). I've had a dog ever since I... (more)

9. 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)"

10. Lizzy

Dog lover lookin for extra pup time

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

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)

11. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

21 repeat clients

"Dala was very welcoming and so kind to both my dog and me. Garth appeared comfortable from first walking in and was just as happy when I picked him up the fo... (more)"

12. 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)"

13. Mindy

Dog Loving energetic family of four

Johnston, IA, 50131

Dog Boarding

About: We are unable to have a dog full time due to our work travel schedules; but have a ton of love to share with dogs on a temporary basis. We frequen... (more)

14. Linde

Active and fun dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

1 repeat client

"Fantastic! My dog is a bit high strung and difficult st times. Linde was fabulous with her! Drop off and pick up were easy. My pup was happy and well care... (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

1 repeat client

"Ava and Willie came away from Jacklyn's very happy! Thank you for taking great care of them! (more)"

16. 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)"

17. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50131

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

6 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)"

18. 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)"

19. Madeline

Life long dog owner and lover!

Westwood, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

About: I absolutely love dogs of all ages and sizes. I have experience with house sitting and drop in visits. I am a high school senior so I am available ... (more)

20. Brandi

Adventurous, Loving & Enthusiastic

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

About: I am very experienced with pet sitting. I watch my parents two dogs. One is a German Shepherd, Malu, and also a Weiner dog, Jaz. Both equally full ... (more)

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