Dog Boarding in River Bend, Des Moines, IA

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Christmas and New Year
1. Marisa Verified Background CheckRover 101

SMALL DOG CLUBHOUSE! KENNEL FREE!

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Boarding with Marisa was a breeze! She has a great set up that was very accommodating to my dog, and I know he enjoyed having friends to play with. Would def... (more)"

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2. Sydney Verified Background CheckRover 101

Available Over the Holidays!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Sydney was great. She was very pleasant and capable for handling our doberman puppy. She worked around our schedule for drop off and pickups. I would defin... (more)"

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3. Kaila Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fenced in backyard - photo updates!

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Our experience boarding with Kaila was superb! It was our senior dog Twingo’s first time staying with her, so we had a meet and greet ahead of time to make... (more)"

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4. Summer Verified Background Check

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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 st... (more)"

5. Deborah Verified Background Check

Safe, warm, happy Urbandale home!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Deborah was AMAZING! She made me feel very comfortable leaving my dog there for the weekend. Her son played so well with Foxy and I know Foxy enjoyed the ext... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
6. Meredith Verified Background Check

Love time with four-legged friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"My two fur-kids had a blast with Meredith. Definitely going to use her again! (more)"

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7. Brad & Sundie Verified Enhanced Background Check

Welcome to The Rescue Ranch!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"My fiance and I had a last minute issue come up, and Brad and Sundie happily agreed to dog sit for us for the weekend. This was my first time using Rover and... (more)"

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8. Marisa Verified Background Check

♥️ and attention make a difference

Des Moines, IA, 50317

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Marisa was so good to Aspen. She shared videos and photos with me and he was clearly sad to leave! Her dog was friendly and her son was excited to have helpe... (more)"

9. Crystal Verified Background CheckRover 101

Home full-time privacy fenced yard

Union Park, Des moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Our dogs had a wonderful time at Crystal's house. She was accomadating to our small chihuahua puppy and sent pictures of the pups getting exercise with her k... (more)"

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This weekend
10. Leah Verified Background Check

4th yr Medical Student;<3 Dogs/Cats

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Leah was amazing with both our German Shepard, Axel, and our ragdoll cat, Eva. We had Leah do a 7-day overnight stay while away for a family trip & wedding i... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
11. Casandra Verified Background Check

No bark is too loud!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I've known Casandra for over 20 years and she is truly one of the most kind hearted, compassionate, and animal loving people I've ever known. I've had severa... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
12. Cory Verified Background Check

I'll run with your dog! I love dogs

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"We came to Iowa for a wedding. Cory took good care of our 2 senior dogs (labs). One has separation anxiety that he was able to comfort and the other took a... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
13. Marissa Verified Background Check

Animal lover looking to help others

Des moines, IA, 50310

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

"Marissa has a very loving heart for animals and does not like to see them miss treated she would be good at walking a dog or sitting with any animals she lov... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
14. Lynn & John Verified Enhanced Background Check

Hope's Home and loves to share!

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

"Wendy had a great time with Lynn and John and their dog Hope this past weekend. She was able to go outside, thanks to a dogie door, and enjoyed exploring th... (more)"

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This weekend
15. Jared Verified Background Check

Energetic, passionate dog lover

Capitol View South, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Jared was great! We were a one time client coming through town for a wedding and he was still willing to take our little Aussie. He was very calm and patient... (more)"

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This weekend
16. Jeanine Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Wouldn’t want to leave my pups with anyone else! Jeanine loves them like her own and treats them with healthy alternatives at mealtimes! Thanks for giving gr... (more)"

17. Sarah Verified Background Check

Animal lover and caretaker 🐕🐈🐇🐠

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"I have two dogs that Sarah is able to walk in the morning, let out during lunch, and walk again after work before our family got home. We always receive pict... (more)"

18. Devyn Verified Background Check

Kind and trustworthy pet sitter.

Arbor Peaks, Des Moines, IA, 50312

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Devyn did an amazing job watching our dog. She came over before and met Greta and Greta returned home very happy. We will definitely be asking Devyn for futu... (more)"

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Christmas and New Year
19. Megan Verified Background Check

I treat your animals like my own!

Highland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50313

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

"Megan was great! She took my dogs in like they were her own. She kept me updated with what was going on and sent pictures. Will definitely be using her again... (more)"

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20. Emily Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dog and cat lover of all kinds

Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Emily is a very responsible, fun-loving, and self-disciplined person. She has fostered kittens and was able to show them love and affection without becoming ... (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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