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, Doggy Day Care

35 repeat clients

"I cannot say enough great things about Pendleton's stay with Kayla and Shadoe. He is full of energy all of the time but they kept him well entertained. I rec... (more)"

2. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

15 repeat clients

"Fergie had a wonderful stay with Jeanine. The pictures that she sent and the messages assured me that Fergie was adjusting well. She learned how to use the d... (more)"

3. Evan

Foster Parent/Dog Trainer

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

19 repeat clients

"Evan took our dogs in fairly last minute for a two night stay. They seemed happy and well, and he was very responsive through messaging. I would definitely u... (more)"

4. JENNIFER

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

6 repeat clients

"I felt very comfortable leaving Lucy with Jennifer. Lucy has some difficulty with separation anxiety and I knew that she would not do well being boarded at a... (more)"

5. Katie

young professional, love animals!

West des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie was awesome! She and Peanut took such good care of our 9-month old exuberant Boston Terrier, we will certainly seek her out next time. We did a FaceTi... (more)"

6. Mary Elizabeth

Camp Mary Beth Williams

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

1 repeat client

"Mary Beth has been watching Charlie for the past 2 + years. He LOVES Mary Beth! Charlie is loved and cared for and knowing this makes saying goodbye to him ... (more)"

7. Karin

dogs, camping + coffee

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Frank and Evy had a great time! Karin was great with communication while setting up the stay and while my dogs were there. She let me know how they were doin... (more)"

8. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

10 repeat clients

"Kate's awesome - the best! (more)"

9. Jennifer

Bones Jones Playcare

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50310

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

1 repeat client

About: Hello there. Looking for a fun, safe place to board your pet.? Pick me, choose me, let me love your pet while you are away. I am 23 years old a... (more)

10. Laura

Fun, outdoorsy, Dog Lover

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

About: I am a full time brand manager at a local company in Des Moines and I have had a goldendoodle (Remi) for almost 4 years now. She makes my life comp... (more)

11. 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 with our bulldog and her allergy needs. Her apartment is spacious with plenty of green space around too. She was super responsive and sent p... (more)"

Available this weekend
12. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

7 repeat clients

"Rhonda was fabulous keeping us updated with images of Red. He is a Vizsla and highly active, during his stay he was walked, was able to play outside with ano... (more)"

13. Shana

Home Studying - Fenced Backyard

Johnston, IA, 50131

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

"Shana has always been great with my dogs. I've trusted her to take care of my three dogs, two labs and one bored collie/Aussie Shepard mix. When I ask, she w... (more)"

14. 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)

Available this weekend
15. Heidi

Caring Pet Sitting in my Home

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

13 repeat clients

"Heidi did a wonderful job with my two black labs! One of my gals is a senior dog and she took special care of her I could tell. She was also very accomodatin... (more)"

16. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

25 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)"

17. 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)"

18. Krystal

Young professional pet lovers

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

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

8 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. 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)"

Available this weekend
20. Ferida

proud dog Mommy!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ferida would be a excellent choice to watch anyone's dog(s), she is extremely trust worthy, friendly and outgoing. She has been around my dog often and he li... (more)"

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