Dog Boarding in Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA

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1. Kayla

Foster Mom and Dog Lover!!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

23 repeat clients

"Wrigley clearly had a great time staying at Kayla's because he was very tired when we came home! Kayla was very flexible when I changed the pickup time, and ... (more)"

2. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

15 repeat clients

"They did a great job, my shepherd loves their place. He's getting so excited to be there to play and our little one had enough love from them. This is alread... (more)"

3. Jordan

Huge dog lover!

Clive, IA, 50325

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

1 repeat client

"This was our first time using Rover and Jordan was AWESOME!! She sent us photos of our dogs during their stay at her house and kept in contact with us all we... (more)"

4. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

11 repeat clients

"Jeanine was the perfect dog sitter. She kept us updated every day on what Harley was doing. Jeanine treated our dog was her own. I highly recommend her and... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
5. JENNIFER

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"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)"

6. Evan

Foster Parent/Dog Trainer

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding

16 repeat clients

"Evan took great care of Oliver! He was happy and worn out from all of the exercise he got during the weekend when I picked him up. I would definitely recomme... (more)"

7. Stacy

Namastay home with your dog.

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"We could not have asked for a better situation for Mae. Our rescue pup has pretty severe separation anxiety when she's not with her people but we had to leav... (more)"

8. Kayla

Dogs are family! I love all dogs :)

Johnston, IA, 50131

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

1 repeat client

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. Laura

Fun with your Furry Friend

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

11 repeat clients

"Laura was incredible with our puppy Mulaney! She made leaving our puppy for the first time effortless and provided updates throughout his time there. We are ... (more)"

10. Amanda

24/7 care

Windsor heights , IA, 50324

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

1 repeat client

"Amanda was amazing! I contacted her last minute and she was happy to assist. She also made my Shih Tzu's stay so convenient for me at drop off. I received ... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
11. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Candace and Brandon put my mind at ease!!! It was the first time using Rover and leaving my little love bug somewhere. Gus loved it and it was so nice knowin... (more)"

12. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

6 repeat clients

"Rhonda was EXCELLENT! Her first priority was always ensuring our Harley was as comfortable as being at home. You can tell she truly cared for her and is a si... (more)"

13. 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)"

14. 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

"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)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
15. 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)

16. 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)"

17. 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)"

18. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50131

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

5 repeat clients

"Everything went perfectly! Krystal and Jason were super nice and made Marley feel right at home. We appreciated getting a few updates during our trip, and di... (more)"

19. Melissa

Loving home and lots of love!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding

About: Hello! Melissa here. Ever since I was little I have had a passion for taking care of animals. I grew up on a farm so I had every animal I could... (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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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.

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