Dog Boarding in West Des Moines

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

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1. 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 her family were amazing with our two boys! She sent tons of pictures & updates regularly - even over the holiday - and it was obvious our pups we... (more)"

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2. Lori Verified Background Check

Retired - all day dog spoiling.

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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"Lori was wonderful! She boarded my 8 mo old husky/hound mix and he had a blast! Her young-at-heart Roxy was a great playmate and Lori has an ideal backyard f... (more)"

3. Sydney Verified Background CheckRover 101

Available Over the Holidays!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Izzy and Berkley had a great time while staying with Sydney. She made them comfortable and they were very content when we picked them up. We will definitel... (more)"

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4. Desiree Verified Background Check

Large doggy loving heart!

Waukee, IA, 50263

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"My friends and I were out of town for the weekend & sent our two pups to Desiree’s house together! She was so responsive and kept us updated with pictures th... (more)"

5. 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... (more)"

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6. Brian Verified Background CheckRover 101

Dog loving family- stay at home mom

Urbandale, IA, 50323

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"So very happy with the care our little guy received while staying with Brian and his family. I got pictures multiple times a day of Justin participating in t... (more)"

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7. 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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8. 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 was excellent to work with and took wonderful care of our puppy. We left lots of instructions and she was perfect. We also enjoyed seeing photos of ... (more)"

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9. Jess Verified Background Check

The Best Care for Your Best Friend

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Jess was very easy and wonderful to work with. She sent me pictures throughout her time with my dog and he couldn't have looked happier. Having her care for ... (more)"

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10. Tania Verified Background Check

We just want to hang out w/your pet

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"Wow! Tania was the absolute best dog sitter! I hadn’t known anyone in IA but By looking at her doggies glamour shots in her profile, I knew right off the bat... (more)"

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11. Erin & Chris Verified Background Check

Going away? Let your pet play!

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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"Our Goldendoodle pup had a great time staying with this family, and I was confident in their care and the awesome amount of updates and pictures they provide... (more)"

12. 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)"

13. John Verified Background Check

Work at home, flex schedule.

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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"John was great with our dog, Murphy! ! He is very accommodating and went above and beyond to make sure Murphy had a pleasant stay. Murphy can get freaked ... (more)"

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14. 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)"

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15. 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)"

16. April Verified Background Check

Dogs make life worth living.

Windsor heights, IA, 50324

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I've known April since elementary school and she has always had a deep compassion and love for animals. When she walks into my home my pets are instantly dra... (more)"

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17. Zarah Verified Background Check

I love all dogs big and small!

Grimes, IA, 50111

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

"Zarah watched my German Shepard puppy Leroy for two months on and off and he loved going there she was very good about consistently taking the dogs to parks ... (more)"

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18. Jen Verified Background CheckRover 101

Join the family!

Grimes, IA, 50111

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

"I can't say enough wonderful things about Jen! This was my first time using Rover. I had to reschedule due to a conflict and Jen was so great to work with ... (more)"

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19. 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)"

20. Megan Verified Background CheckRover 101

Home full time, large fenced yard

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"Megan did great with our dog on our recent trip! We received lots of pictures and he loved playing with their pup in their great backyard. He was one of thei... (more)"


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 West Des Moines 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 West 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 West Des Moines, IA.

The cost of dog boarding in West Des Moines may surprise you - in a good way. That's because there's a dog sitter on Rover for nearly every price range and lifestyle. Curious about how much you can expect to pay for dog boarding on Rover? Check out our average dog boarding rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with an individual dog sitter.

If you're the sort of person who likes to book services when you're out and about, you'll love the Rover dog boarding app. In minutes, you'll be able to view hundreds of experienced dog sitters no matter where you are, or re-book on-demand with your puppy's favorite dog sitter. You'll get to check in in real-time to see how your dog's day is going, with the photo updates feature from your dog sitter via the Rover dog boarding app. And if you hate carrying cash, or calculating tips, you'll love the Rover app's cashless payment feature which enables fast, secure payment of your dog sitter without money needing to change hands.

In other words, when you use Rover to find West Des Moines dog boarding services, your pet is given the best in loving care and hands-on attention, and you don't need to miss out on that just because life got in the way.

Interested in what it's like on the other side? Do you think you have what it takes to become a dog sitter for Rover? We're always looking for people with a passion for pooches to join our dog boarding roster. If you've been thinking about starting up your own dog boarding business, or even if you've been doing it on your own for a while, you'll want to check out our easy application process and consider joining the hundreds of awesome dog lovers who use the Rover dog boarding platform. When you become a Rover dog sitter, you get access to great support, including premium pet insurance and immediate, cashless payment (no more worrying about whether you'll get paid on time). Why not apply today?