Dog Boarding in River Bend, Des Moines, IA

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1. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

4 repeat clients

"Sydney took great care of Fergie! The meet and greet went well and the pick up was timely and easy. We so appreciated the pictures of the dogs getting along ... (more)"

2. Summer

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I have known Summer for 6 years now. She and I have worked closely together for several years. Summer is organized and professional. She is very gentle and c... (more)"

3. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

20 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)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
4. Rebecca

I will treat your baby like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Rebecca was awesome! She swung by and met our lab mix the week before her stay, and our pup loved her. She stayed at our home for the weekend and watched o... (more)"

Available this weekend
5. Cory

I'll run with your dog! I love dogs

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"We call Cory our fur baby's (Dewey) BFF. Dewey gets beyond excited when he knows he will be hanging out with Cory. He is definitely an animal lover, regardle... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
6. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

27 repeat clients

"Our Golden boy, Fenway, had a great time at Evan's! It's a friendly and loving household and environment for a dog. I recommend Evan highly, and am sure I'll... (more)"

7. Dana

Lover of all dogs big and small

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

1 repeat client

"Roman came home a happy puppy! Dana had just moved into her house so there were boxes that were being unpacked, but I paid no mind to that, Lord knows it too... (more)"

8. Sarah

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I have been house and pet sitting for friends, family, and co-workers for about six years. I enjoy spending quality time with dogs and treating the... (more)

9. Josh

Morning walks and fenced back yard.

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Our pup had such a great time! He was clearly well cared for and has been sleeping all day from the fun he had playing with Dixie! We will definitely use the... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
10. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

19 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)"

11. Chloe

Sully's Mom-Runs-Walks-Fenced Play!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Chloe totally delivered a first class experience for my dog and me. I would rocomend Chloe to others and rebook myself. Thanks again. (more)"

12. KyLeigh

Nonstop Playtime and Adventures

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Kyleigh was great with my dog! Always stressed leaving him new places but he seemed super happy in the frequent updates I got! He was tired for days when he ... (more)"

13. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

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

4 repeat clients

"Candace and her boyfriend were amazing with Arlo! He was so happy and comfortable there. I tend to over analyze and worry, and they calmed my nerves easily. ... (more)"

14. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Morgan did a great job with Lucy! I loved that she sent me pictures and updates throughout the stay so I knew Lucy was doing well and having a good time. We ... (more)"

15. Lindsey

I'll love your dog like my own!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Lindsey was amazing. She helped us out in a pinch when our dog sitter cancelled at the last minute. She was very accommodating to our schedule and best of al... (more)"

Confirmed 4th of July Availability
16. Grace

All dogs are good dogs!

Drake Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Grace started as our neighbor and quickly became a part of our family. We have known her for 7 years. I trust very few people with my furry family, but Gra... (more)"

17. Kristen

Life’s an adventure, better w/ pets

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Kristen is wonderful with animals! She's very caring and patient. She's also very responsible and will give your pets the best care! If you want a dog sitter... (more)"

18. Gaibrien

Home 24/7 - large fenced in yard

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

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

1 repeat client

"Gaibrien was wonderful! She sent photos and updates throughout our pup's stay. She was extremely flexible and responsive and genuinely seemed to enjoy having... (more)"

19. Caitlin

Adventure & Security

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I've owned dogs my entire life, and brought that passion for animals to my professional work at an Iowa City dog daycare during college. Post-gradu... (more)

20. Danielle

Danielle's Doggie Dates

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

1 repeat client

"Danielle did a fantastic job with our "high-spirited" terrier mix, Freyja. Danielle did everything with her that we would have. We will definitely be asking ... (more)"

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