Doggy Day Care in River Bend, Des Moines, IA
Drop off your dog at your sitter's home in the morning, and pick them up in the evening.
“We were so pleased with how Max's first stay with Mariah went. He has separation anxiety and we weren't sure how he would handle being left with someone new. He loved Mariah and seemed relaxed in her home.”
“Our golden retriever loves going to Samantha’s, both for extended stays and day care. There are always a much of buddies to play with. Samantha provides such great care, and she is very flexible with our schedules. Can’t recommend highly enough.”
“Kristy was great. Cleo was super happy. We did pick up and drop off for daily daycare. She was very flexible which was great as I had to emergency take care of my mom in the hospital and had a very unpredictable schedule.”
“Madison was the best! She helped getting our dogs picked up and dropped off without any hiccups, even when we requested pick up at the last moment. She was a life saver!! She shared lots of pics with us and provided updates often. Her space looks amazing and our dogs seemed to have the best of times. Her personality is very sweet and give out the best energy. I instantly felt like my dogs were going to be in good hands. I look forward to keep working with her ❤️??. Thanks Madison! Love the Sayasanes.”
“Very accommodating on very short notice. Paige took great care of Cricket while I dealt with an emergency with another pet and I was able to rest easy that Cricket was in good hands!”
“EXCELLENT!! I have two medium-small dogs that loved being with Amethyst and her dogs. Her backyard is huge, my boys got to run around all day, and her huskies are extremely easy to get along with. My boys were tired out by the end of the day which is not always the case with daycares. Also, I was sent photos, updates, and videos regularly. A pet owners dream to get regular updates. I HIGHLY recommend Amethyst as a dog caretaker!”
“Ky and her son watched my dogs while on vacation. They did a tremendous job. Took my dogs for walks and really treated them like their own. I will def be using their services in future. Very caring and great communication. They will do very well on Rover and I highly recommend them!”
“My dog had a great time with Stacey. He’s got some Separation Anxiety but she made him feel very safe and comfortable. She sent great photos to let me see how he was doing. Would definitely recommend.”
“My Venus had an incredible day with two other frenchie pups! Miss Alice is so sweet and took excellent care of my baby girl while we visited Des Moines for the first time! Can't recommend her enough!”
About: I grew up with two dogs and absolutely love dogs. I have experience with all different sizes. I love playing with dogs, petting them and walking them. I am currently a grad student at Drake University and a have Fridays off. I also have some day time availability when we don’t have classes. I will respect the wishes of the clients home. I will respect their boundaries and keep their pet safe the entire time. I will follow all rules provided by the client.
“Kiara is my go to gal when it comes to all my babies. she is so intelligent & goes above & beyond for all her babies & my own. she is constantly taking in foster animals & caring for them like they are her own. she is always exceeding my expectations when she cares for my pets. i get fun, goofy pictures & they are always VERY excited when she comes through the front door. you can tell they adore her.”
“Emily and her boyfriend took care of my puppy Luna. Luna was happy when she came home and was excited the next morning to go back! I appreciate the love and care they gave my puppy, and if anyone is looking for flexibility, a convenient location (downtown), and people that will love and spoil your dog, I recommend!”
“Kayla was wonderful with watching my pup for the weekend. She sent photo updates and made sure my pup felt right at home. 10/10 would rebook and recommend to others! Most of all she is every well understanding and easy to work with. Stress free all round. And my pup truly love staying with her and her pup. Great sitter. Ten star General”
“Maggie and Betty had a lot of fun playing in the yard, and I loved getting pictures from McKenzie during their stay. Thanks for taking care of my treasured pups!”
“Max loves staying with Crystal every time! He has plenty of people or pets to have fun with and she always keeps him busy. She is our #1 go to whether we are leaving him overnight or just a few hours.”
“First time having my husky with her and she is so tired ! Im happy Priscilla kept me updated on her throughout the day, because I was nervous with this being her first time. Priscilla is so nice and Jojo WILL be back.”
“Victoria and her son took great care of my 8 week old puppy. I will definitely go to her again whenever I need someone trusting to take care of my boy!”
“Rhonda is an outstanding dog sitter as well as a great customer service professional. She's very flexible and accommodating as far as owners' needs in that one can leave a dog for a day, several days or a portion of a day. She makes sure the dog has water, goes outside to exercise and provides a box of doggie toys for your pooch. Rhonda is very laid back as far as the dog's jumping on the furniture or running through the house and seems to treat all dogs like they're her own. My dog was very happy when I picked her up and not anxious to leave, a sure sign she'd been happy and well cared for. We'll use Rhonda again. If you book her, you will not be disappointed!”
About: Hello I have love animals as young as I can remember I would love to take care of your cat or dog I love walking outside I think it's very important that your dog gets lots of exercise they need to be stimulated mentally I would like to cuddle with your dog or cat, Don't hesitate to reach out to me My schedule is very flexible, I work night so I'm pretty much available during the day, I can also change my schedule to meet your 1st baby's needs I live near a trail so I can take your dog for lots of walks And I have a kennel they're more comfortable sleeping than one
About: My full time job is currently a mental health counselor. To me, the only thing more important than mental health, is my love for animals. Taking care of your dog's mental health is essential for their overall well-being. Just like humans, dogs can experience stress, anxiety, and other emotional challenges. It's important to provide them with a safe and stimulating environment, regular exercise, socialization, and plenty of love and attention. I grew up with all kinds of animals: dogs, cats, birds, bunny’s, ferrets, chickens, snakes, lizards, turtles, etc. I currently have two husky mixes living with me at my apartment (with a dog park). I also am working towards becoming a dog groomer. I would love to make animal care my new gig :) I make my own schedule at work so I am available to do mornings, lunch time, after work, and evenings. I have weekends off work so I am available then as well. I am very flexible and understanding when it comes to changes and emergencies. I believe in positive reinforcement and I do not use any kind of negative punishment with my animals. Animals give us unconditional love so we should do the same for them. Exercise, mental stimulation games, puzzles, and praise are techniques I use with my animals. Because I have two huskies, they are very high energy and need a lot of exercise, I often take them long boarding and they pull me on a longboard to help get their energy out. I am very experienced with high energy dogs, and I have no problem with taking dogs out during colder winter months. I also have experience in taking care of older dogs, dogs with illness such as cancer, and dogs with special needs.