Dog Boarding in Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight at your sitter's home.

1. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

17 repeat clients

"It was the first time I've used Rover and I was a little nervous at first. But, Jeanine did a great job with Wrigley. She gave frequent updates and pictures. (more)"

2. Morgan

Dog lover with too much free time!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"Great sitter. Was very flexible with my schedule for pick up and drop off. Took outstanding care of my pooch. Will definitely use Morgan again. (more)"

3. Katlen

Home full time, fenced in yard

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

1 repeat client

"We were very happy and pleased with this stay. Chewie felt at home and was happy to stay. Katlyn was kind enough to send us daily updates and pictures of our... (more)"

4. Jennifer

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

12 repeat clients

"Jenny and her family are so awesome! You could tell how much they cared about Charlie, and they made it apparent that they truly enjoyed having her there. No... (more)"

5. Laurie

Home FT, LG yard, own 2 dogs

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Fantastic! We were nervous about leaving our dog with someone else because he has separation anxiety but he had a blast with Laurie! She sent us pictures of ... (more)"

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. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

23 repeat clients

"My dog had a great time with Kate! He seemed very happy in photos that Kate sent me every day. I was able enjoy my trip knowing that he was in good hands. I ... (more)"

8. Dan

Dogs > Humans

King-Irving Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Dan has dog sat for my two dogs before and did so splendidly. He stayed at my house and attended to them without an expectation for compensation, just out o... (more)"

9. Ashley

Young Professional + Dog Lover

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

"Ashley was great! You can tell she loves dogs and gives your dog a lot of attention. She is flexible with pick up and drop off times. Ashley also sent me u... (more)"

10. Sarah

Dogs Are Family Members

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Sarah was great with our puppy. She was very accommodating on short notice. It’s evident that she loves dogs and her own dog was super sweet too. I’d definit... (more)"

Confirmed President's Day Availability
11. Rhonda

I have a great love for dogs.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

14 repeat clients

"Rhonda was responsive to my questions and so supportive of what my girl needed. I felt assured and comfortable that my dog, MJ, was in good hands. (more)"

12. Allyson

Dogs give me life.

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: Hi, there! I seriously love dogs. My friends make fun of me but I have been known to tear up when I see a particularly cute one. I grew up with dog... (more)

Available this weekend
13. Felicia

Peace Love and Paws

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

14 repeat clients

"Felicia was fantastic! She took great care of my 1yr old rottie mix for nearly two weeks over the holidays. She was extremely accommodating and friendly, a... (more)"

14. Shelby

Active and Fun

Sherman Hill, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

About: I LOVE animals and want a dog but do not have time for one full time. Taking care of others pets is always fun and enjoyable for me since I do not ... (more)

15. Adam

Student missing playing with dogs

McKinley School, Des moines, IA, 50315

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

3 repeat clients

"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)"

16. Kara

Large fenced yard and friendly pup

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

1 repeat client

"My puppy had a great time. Definitely would go back. (more)"

17. Tina

Ready to play with your pup!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Tina is amazing! I feel very fortunate to have found her on this site. This was the first time I had taken my dog, Matilda, to any sitter, and I was very ... (more)"

18. Candace

Fun & LOVING with a huge back yard

Drake, Des Moines , IA, 50311

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"I was very happy with my first Rover experience! Candace was very easy to set things up with, the meet and greet put me at ease, and she took excellent care ... (more)"

19. Laura

1/3 acre fenced in yard, home 24/7!

West Des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Mia loved her time at Laura's! Mia has TONS of energy and can be a lot to handle, but Laura and her husband seemed to have no problem managing her with walks... (more)"

20. Kailee

College student loves animals

Drake, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

About: I am a college student at Drake University. I love dogs. I have 2 dogs back home and miss them so much so I am wanting to start dog sitting to get ... (more)

Dog owners in Waveland Park, 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 Waveland Park.

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 Waveland 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 Waveland 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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