Dog Boarding in Waterbury, 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

"Osvaldo and his family did awesome with my dog! They sent plenty of pictures and kept me informed of how he was doing! They even gave him a bath and washed his… (more)"

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2. 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)"

3. Erin & Chris Verified Background Check

Going away? Let your pet play!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding

"Erin and Chris are amazing! Their family took such great care of my dog, sent lots of photos, and were very quick in responding to my messages. My pup and I ar… (more)"

4. 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

"Brad and Sundie are amazing. They always send me a ton of pictures and updates. I love getting videos of our dog, Deacon, playing with their dogs! Our dog is w… (more)"

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5. Michelle & Mark Verified Background Check

Home full time! Large fenced yard!

Johnston, IA, 50131

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"If you are looking for a loving family that will treat your dog like family, you will find that with Michelle, Mark and their sons. Tripp was very happy at … (more)"

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6. Kaitlin Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fenced in yard, home away from home

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Katie and Will did a great job taking care of our dog. They sent update pictures and were very good to work with. They were flexible with delivery and pickup w… (more)"

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7. Rebecca Verified Background Check

I will treat your baby like my own!

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"Leaving Nugget for our first time was really nerve-racking. We scrounged Rover, dissected reviews, and finally reached out to Rebecca. 
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8. Chauncy Verified Background Check

Daycare for kids AND pups!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding

"Chauncy loves and cares for all pets. She is patient and kind and will take excellent care of your puppy, senior dog or anything in-between. (more)"

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9. Rhonda Verified Background Check

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Rhonda did a fantastic job with Levi. He is nutty dog that needs a special patient caregiver. He warmed up quickly to her and became quite attached and almost … (more)"

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10. Susan Verified Background Check

Home full time, large fenced yard

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Susan instantly had a connection with our dogs and our dogs were not afraid or nervous to be with her. Susan kept us updated as needed and there were no issue… (more)"

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11. Emma Verified Background Check

Hello Pawrents, I’m Emma!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"Emma is the kindest l, gentlest, sweetest,most caring and passionate person I have ever met. The only thing stronger then her love for sour candy is her passio… (more)"

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12. Jennifer Verified Background Check

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Jennifer did great with our dog! She was very responsive and kept us updated daily. It was obvious that our dog got lots of attention and play time as she was … (more)"

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13. Laurie Verified Background Check

Home FT, LG yard, own 2 dogs

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Laurie was great with our two dogs, they were relaxed and happy when we picked them up. She posted daily pics and updates, which were wonderful! We will be usi… (more)"

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14. 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 absolutely wonderful with Luna. She was very attentive and you could tell our puppy was having the best time. She asked great questions before so she … (more)"

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15. Kristi Verified Background CheckRover 101

Active pet lover w/big fenced yard

Woodland Heights, Des Moines, IA, 50312

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

"My pups loved staying with Kristi! She took great care of them. She also sent me pictures every day of what they were up to. My dogs aren’t always the easiest … (more)"

16. 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 an awesome sitter for my big baby, Luka! She did an excellent job making sure he was well taken care of and comfortable. I can tell he was almost a litt… (more)"

17. Mariah Verified Enhanced Background Check

Reliable dog lover

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Mariah was great with timeliness, animal care, and communication! Handled my yippy yorkie like a pro. Thank you Mariah, Mya is looking forward to seeing you ag… (more)"

18. 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)"

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. 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)"

Dog owners in Waterbury, Des Moines, IA love booking dog boarding with sitters on Rover.com. Over 540 pet owners have reviewed dog sitters in the Des Moines metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.9/5 stars. Booking dog boarding can be super affordable, no matter where you live. Trust us, we think you'll be pleasantly surprised. Curious what it might cost to book dog boarding with Rover? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before reaching out and starting a conversation with a dog sitter near you in Waterbury.

As dog lovers, we understand how difficult it can be to leave your dog when you have to head out of town. Luckily, you can find the perfect Waterbury dog sitter in seconds on Rover.com. If you're looking for dog boarding while you're away, whether it's for one night or a whole month, you can find a dog sitter in Waterbury, Des Moines, IA who meets your and your dog's needs. We manually review and approve every profile on our site, and we offer tools to help you make the right decision for your dog, including background checks and community reviews. We also offer educational opportunities and extra safety tools, such as the Protection Package. And we always recommend an in-person Meet & Greet so you can see that your sitter is the perfect fit for your dog. Rover is proud to be the nation's largest network of dog lovers for hire, and that includes offering pet boarding in Waterbury.

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Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Waterbury, Des Moines donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Des Moines.

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