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, Dog Walking

39 repeat clients

"Kayla and Shadoe did an awesome job taking care of our sweet Frankie (American Staffordshire Terrior)! We were gone 10 days and they made him feel loved and... (more)"

2. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

15 repeat clients

"Our 9 year old papillon has stayed with Kate two times now. Kate does a great job taking care of our dog while we are away. Kate is very professional and let... (more)"

3. Dala

Wanna be crazy dog lady. Husband:no

Merle Hay, Des Moines , IA, 50322

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

33 repeat clients

"Seeing photos of our golden retriever Tate playing with and loving on Dala's dogs (along with photos of her sleeping in a soft pile on the bed instead of in ... (more)"

Available this weekend
4. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

25 repeat clients

"We were really happy with the care Evan took with Red and keeping us updated throughout the week. He knows what hes doing and you can see the care he has. De... (more)"

5. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

15 repeat clients

"Like most of the other reviews....our dog Emna came home tired and smiling. Jeanine took her out to the dog park and to Maffitt Reservoir to run around and ... (more)"

6. Jennifer

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

10 repeat clients

"Jennifer was great with my dog, Louie. He had a blast. She was very accommodating with drop off times and pick up. Will definitely ask Jennifer to watch him ... (more)"

7. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Morgan did a great job with our pooch Peter. She was terrific at following our detailed instructions. Send a few update via texts with photos of Peter. The... (more)"

8. Karin

dogs, camping + coffee

Johnston, IA, 50131

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)"

9. Katie

young professional, love animals!

West des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"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)"

10. Kara

Large fenced yard and friendly pup

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"My puppy had a great time. Definitely would go back. (more)"

Available this weekend
11. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

11 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)"

12. 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! You can tell she loves dogs and gives your dog a lot of attention. She is flexible with pick up and drop off times. Ashley also sent me u... (more)"

13. Julie

I have had dogs my entire life!

Grimes, IA, 50111

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

"Julie has watched our 2 Senior dogs for over 3 years .. Fabulous care given to the senior dogs and last year we added our lab puppy. I would highly recommen... (more)"

14. Laura

1/3 acre fenced in yard, home 24/7!

West Des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I've known Laura for about 10 years and she has always had a love for animals. Currently she has 3 dogs of her own (as well as two cats, a bearded dragon and... (more)"

15. Elizabeth

Very flexible & loving city sitter

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

4 repeat clients

"Olivia had a great, chill stay with Elizabeth. Elizabeth was very thorough before the visit and was a wonderful sitter! (more)"

16. Molly

Flexible Schedule, Fun, Dog Lover!

North Of Grand, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"Molly is an amazing and so loving with pets. She has always loved my 4 and adapted well to all their energy and attitudes. Molly provides the same love to my... (more)"

17. Katlen

Home full time, fenced in yard

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

About: We also have a bike trail behind our house for walks. I've done dog daycare at pet smart best job ever. Did foster care for a year. Can also groom ... (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

4 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. Heidi

Caring Pet Sitting in my Home

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

16 repeat clients

"Heidi and family watched our dogs over the 4th of July weekend. We have never used a dog sitter before, have always used kennels. We cannot explain how happy... (more)"

20. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 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)"

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