Dog Boarding in River Bend, Des Moines, IA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight at your sitter's home.

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1. Osvaldo Verified Background Check

My family and I love furry friends!

Drake Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"I would have to say I was skeptical at first of this website, but Osvaldo and his family definitely made this experience incredible! Not only did he and his fa… (more)"

2. Crystal Verified Background CheckRover 101

Home full-time privacy fenced yard

Union Park, Des moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"We had a great experience working with Crystal! She was very responsive leading up the stay. She also provided updates throughout our dog Rosie’s stay and the … (more)"

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3. Rebecca Verified Background Check

I will treat your baby like my own!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca was amazing to work with and Daisy loved every second of staying with her and her pup Neumann!! She kept me updated with tons of pictures and it was so… (more)"

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4. Casandra Verified Background Check

No bark is too loud!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Our dog had a great stay at Casandra’a house! She got plenty of walks, playtime, and snuggles. I appreciated Casandra keeping us updated on how Molly was doing… (more)"

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5. Paige Verified Enhanced Background Check

Reliable, responsible pet sitter

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Paige took care of my foster Border Collie, Maggie, when I had to go overnight to a medical appointment. This dog is challenging when she first meets new peop… (more)"

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6. Lynn & John Verified Enhanced Background Check

Hope's Home and loves to share!

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Lynn & John watched my dog for an extended weekend. It was my first time using Rover and it was a great experience. They were really friendly people! They sent… (more)"

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7. Rhonda Verified Background Check

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Rhonda and her family were amazing! They were great with Jack. Rhonda is just the person we were looking for. Having never boarded a dog before, and only havin… (more)"

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8. Samantha Verified Enhanced Background Check

Pet lover just like you.

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Samantha is a fun, loving, dedicated and responsible dog Mom. She has been dedicated to providing the best environment for not only her two rescue dogs that sh… (more)"

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9. Shelby Verified Background Check

24 years of loving on my pups:)

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Shelby is a very responsible person who loves animals! She has cared for my chocolate lab with the best intentions and care. She gives my dog, and other animal… (more)"

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10. Erin & Chris Verified Background Check

Going away? Let your pet play!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding

"Erin and Chris are amazing with Neumann! I have never trusted anyone as much with him, and I think he was even a little sad to come home with me after his last… (more)"

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11. Natalie Verified Background CheckRover 101

Downtown dog lover!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I started dog sitting as a kid, and now here I am - still doing it to this day! While I hope to get a dog of my own someday soon, you’ll find me livi… (more)

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12. Jill Verified Background CheckRover 101

Large fenced yard & LOVES dogs!!

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jill was a wonderful caregiver for our senior dog. She made sure she was able to get around her home and took her on many short walks. If she noticed any “unus… (more)"

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13. Susan Verified Background Check

Home full time, large fenced yard

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"We had an amazing experience with Susan who took care of our 3 year old dog. Susan kept us at ease by sending updates and photos. We would periodically text to… (more)"

14. Amanda Verified Enhanced Background Check

I’m an animal lover, sharing love.

Gray's Woods, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Amanda did a great job. She is responsive and was very kind to our very senior dog. We loved the family setting. (more)"

15. Ally Verified Background Check

I'll scratch your dog for hours

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ally was awesome. Zona seemed super happy when she got back home. Ally even let Zona stay an extra night because my flight was canceled. ? Highly recommend (more)"

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16. Maria Verified Background Check

Home full time with fenced in yard!

Ankeny, IA, 50023

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

"Maria was fantastic with our dog and treated her as her own! She sent daily pictures and updates while we were away! We would definitely rebook for a future … (more)"

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17. Summer Verified Background Check

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Fairmont Park, Des Moines, IA, 50317

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

"Great communication and very friendly. I greatly appreciated Summer’s flexibility in taking Surly in the morning for me and he seemed to really enjoy his stay… (more)"

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18. MK Verified Background Check

Active, young adult pet sitter

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"MK was absolutely amazing with my dog! She kept me updated throughout the stay and made sure that all my dogs needs were met! My dog loved her stay and I could… (more)"

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19. Katie Verified Background Check

Cat Lady Who Loves Watching Dogs

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I have been a weekly dog sitter for a family friend who has referred me to several other families as well. I have watched dogs both at the owners' ho… (more)

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20. Nicole Verified Background Check

Animal Lover Here to Help!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Nicole was great! My pup had lots of fun playing with her dog and was exhausted when I went to pick her up. She sent many pictures throughout the stay and was … (more)"

When it comes to dog boarding, dog owners in River Bend, Des Moines, IA love Rover.com. Over 540 owners have reviewed sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. The cost of dog boarding in River Bend may surprise you - in a good way. That's because there's a dog sitter on Rover for nearly every price range and lifestyle. Curious about how much it you can expect to pay for dog boarding on Rover? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

Rover.com offers the perfect alternative to dog kennels and traditional dog sitting. The next time you head out of town and need someone to take care of your dog, turn to Rover for your dog boarding needs. It's easy to find a loving River Bend dog sitter on Rover who'll give your dog one-on-one attention while you're away, and your dog can enjoy a sweet staycation, right at their sitter's home. Search from hundreds of dog sitters in River Bend, Des Moines, IA, read sitter profiles, and reach out to sitters who seem like a good fit for you and your dog. We know it can be tough to leave your pet, which is why we encourage every pet parent and sitter to have a Meet & Greet before booking the stay. With Rover, pet boarding is guilt-free, cashless, and convenient. That way, you can hit the road happy knowing your dog's in loving hands while you're away.

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