Dog Boarding in Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA

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1. Sydney Verified Background CheckRover 101

Available Over the Holidays!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"This was my first time using Rover and Sydney was amazing! I get anxious whenever I leave my dog Leo, but she immediately made me feel at ease. She sent lots... (more)"

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2. Heather Verified Background Check

I love dogs, they are people too

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Heather and family were wonderful with our two dogs. She kept us up to date with daily photos. They were even walked daily, which is wonderful. One of our do... (more)"

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3. Colton & Jasmine Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fun Family of Five!

McKinley School, Des Moines, IA, 50135

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Did a great job watching our dog while we were gone. They kept us updated the whole time and where very professional on scheduling meet ups, drop offs, and p... (more)"

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4. Summer Verified Background Check

Snuggles for your fur baby!

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Great communication and very friendly. I greatly appreciated Summer’s flexibility in taking Surly in the morning for me and he seemed to really enjoy his st... (more)"

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5. Kaila Verified Background CheckRover 101

Fenced in backyard - photo updates!

Waveland Park, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Our experience boarding with Kaila was superb! It was our senior dog Twingo’s first time staying with her, so we had a meet and greet ahead of time to make... (more)"

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6. Erin & Chris Verified Background Check

Going away? Let your pet play!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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"Erin and Chris were simply wonderful. I don’t know if there’s anything else you can say. The way they open their house to our pet was fantastic. They treated... (more)"

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7. Meredith Verified Background Check

Love time with four-legged friends

Southwestern Hills, Des Moines, IA, 50321

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

"My two fur-kids had a blast with Meredith. Definitely going to use her again! (more)"

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8. Katlen Verified Background Check

Home full time, fenced in yard

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"Katlen and her family were amazing. They took such good care of our dog Bella. She sent us pictures which was so wonderful. Their home was warm and inviting.... (more)"

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9. Emily Verified Background Check

Pet loving home

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Emily watched our dog Bruno at her home for three nights. Bruno had a great time and was well cared for. Emily sent lots of photos and you could tell she was... (more)"

10. Deborah Verified Background Check

Safe, warm, happy Urbandale home!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Deborah was AMAZING! She made me feel very comfortable leaving my dog there for the weekend. Her son played so well with Foxy and I know Foxy enjoyed the ext... (more)"

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11. Leah Verified Background Check

4th yr Medical Student;<3 Dogs/Cats

Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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

"Leah was wonderful! She took care of our our two French Buldogs, Brie and Vinnie, and was so attentive to their needs. Secondly, she was easy to communicat... (more)"

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12. April Verified Background Check

Dogs make life worth living.

Windsor heights, IA, 50324

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"April is the perfect fit for you & your fur baby, I have seen April around dogs and cats her whole life. From her first pup Jake to her two wonderful dogs no... (more)"

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13. Shonn & Yoom Verified Background Check

I own 2 service dogs we care 4 pets

Meredith, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Shonn and Yoon were fantastic! We scheduled frequent updates and they provided. They were very knowledgeable and prepared. They were a pleasure to work with ... (more)"

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14. 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 easies... (more)"

15. Cara Verified Background Check

Active-fenced yd-3 friendly pups <3

Lower Beaver, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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"They were great a home for Carmel for the week and I got many updates from them on how she was doing! I’d recommend them as they have a great and fun home fo... (more)"

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16. Casandra Verified Background Check

No bark is too loud!

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I needed a dog sitter overnight at the last minute and chose Casandra on Rover.com. Casandra did a great job taking care of my dog, Happy! Happy is often anx... (more)"

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17. Tiffany Verified Background Check

Your dog is part of the family here

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"Tiffany was great! We had a pre meet and greet to be sure koda would get along with the other dog in her care. I appreciated that. She sent me pictures and a... (more)"

18. Amanda Verified Background Check

I'm a Sucker for a Pupper

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

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

"Amanda was an amazing sitter. Our dog Finn is 13 and we’ve never left him with anyone but family before, but Amanda treated Finn just like her own! She had e... (more)"

19. 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

"My fiance and I had a last minute issue come up, and Brad and Sundie happily agreed to dog sit for us for the weekend. This was my first time using Rover and... (more)"

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20. Erinn Verified Background Check

Home full time, fenced in yard

Urbandale, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"So easy to work with and Cooper enjoyed his stay! I will definitely contact Erinn again when I need a sitter! Highly recommend! (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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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 Waveland Park, 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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