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Dog Boarding in South Park, Des Moines, IA

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1. Debbie

Your Dog Will Be Part of the Family

Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"We are so grateful to Debbie and Rob for taking such good care of Molly while we were away. I wasn't sure she was going to get in our car when we went to pi... (more)"

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2. Summer

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Summer S. would be a great dog walker! she is A very loving, down to earth women with a special love for animals. She is very trustworthy, responsible and mo... (more)"

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3. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

"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)"

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4. Jill

Home full time & large fenced yard

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Excellent care. Jill went above and beyond taking my dog on walks and car rides and giving treats and snuggles to help her stay calmer as it was her first Ro... (more)"

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4th of July
5. 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)"

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6. Sarah

Large fenced yard with doggie door

South Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding

"Very happy with Sarah’s care of our pups. You could see that they bonded well with her and her dogs. She went above and beyond our expectations. I KNOW I wil... (more)"

7. Josh

Morning walks and fenced back yard.

Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Josh and his significant other were wonderful to work with. We were able to schedule a meet and greet before to check out their house and make sure our dogs ... (more)"

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4th of July
8. Evan

Dog Trainer with a Fenced in Yard!

Union Park, Des Moines, IA, 50316

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Evan communicated very well with us during our dog Molly's stay! He sent pictures and it sounded like she had a wonderful time. Would use him again. (more)"

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9. KyLeigh

Nonstop Playtime and Adventures

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"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)"

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10. 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 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)"

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11. Grace

All dogs are good dogs!

Drake Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Grace did a wonderful job watching Teddy while we were away for a few days. Teddy has never been away from home, but he felt right at home with Grace. Grac... (more)"

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12. Tabatha

Energetic Animal Lover - Fenced Yd

Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"Our pup had so much fun playing at her house! Tabatha was awesome to work with and really responsive. We couldn't have asked for a better sitter. (more)"

13. Heather

Large yard, plenty of room to play!

Bloomfield-Allen, Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Heather was super welcoming and loving of our rambunctious dog! I'm so glad Copper got to spend the weekend with Heather and Lucy, and Heather made sure to k... (more)"

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4th of July
14. Shae

I'll run and play with your dog!

East Village, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Shae is by far our first choice when we need a dog sitter. Our puppy, Dallas loves her! Shae always stays in communication with us on a regular basis, elimi... (more)"

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4th of July
15. Dina

Home full time, large fenced yard

Jordan Park, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

"I have known Dina for over 30 years, and for the majority of that time, she has been a devoted Mom to her fur babies, dogs and cats both. For awhile, she wa... (more)"

16. Nathan

Nate's doggy service

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Nathan was great! Our dog was totally happy and relaxed when we picked him up. We were able to introduce our dogs ahead of time and everything was perfect. I... (more)"

17. 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)"

18. Tina

Ready to play with your pup!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tina and her husband were great to work with! They are friendly and professional couple who took really great care of my dog. :) Stanley came home happy and ... (more)"

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19. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

"Adam is the best!!! It is immediately obvious how much he loves dogs, and he was a dream to work with. So laid back, lightning fast communication, and I hone... (more)"

20. Shannon

Wiener lover!

Des Moines, IA, 50320

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Shannon was very sweet and willing to take Ollie in last minute! She responded very promptly, took pictures of him everyday, and was willing to administer hi... (more)"

Dog owners in South Park, Des Moines, IA turn to dog sitters on Rover for their dog boarding needs. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed dog sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5. Dog boarding can be affordable, no matter where you live or what your price range may be. Curious about how much dog boarding costs in Des Moines with Rover.com? Check out our average dog boarding rates near you to get an idea before getting a conversation started with a dog sitter on Rover. When you leave your dog with a sitter you've connected with on Rover, you can relax, knowing your dog will be treated like family.

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 South Park 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 South Park, 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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2) Contact Sitters

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3) Book & pay

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4) Enjoy your trip

Drop off your dog without feeling guilty. Relax with regular photo updates from your sitter.