Dog Boarding in West Des Moines

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1. Kate

Large fenced Yard

Urbandale, IA, 50323

Dog Boarding

"Kate and her family were awesome! Our pup got lots of attention from their sons and beautiful Bernese mountain dog! Kodi was so content coming home, we will ... (more)"

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2. Kaitlin

Fenced in yard, home away from home

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"I absolutely hate have to take my babies to a boarding facility. Stumbling onto Rover and finding Katie and Will was a blessing!! Our babies were happy and... (more)"

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3. Kendra

Home full-time, dog park fan!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Kendra watched my pup for the night. He loved it and there was another dog there that allowed him to have great socialization. Her husband and her son were a... (more)"

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4. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Sydney took great care of Fergie! The meet and greet went well and the pick up was timely and easy. We so appreciated the pictures of the dogs getting along ... (more)"

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5. Adrienne

My mission: Make your dogs day!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Adrienne was awesome with our older dog. We received photos and text updates reassuring us that she was comfortable and doing well. I would definitely recomm... (more)"

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Labor Day
6. Heather

Home in the evening-fenced yard.

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding

"Heather has welcomed our dogs into her home now on several occasions We always feel confident that they will be cared for and safe with her. (more)"

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Labor Day
7. Megan

Home full time, large fenced yard

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"This was our first time using Rover for Carly so we were a little nervous. We really appreciated the photos of Carly that Megan sent to us during her stay. I... (more)"

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Labor Day
8. Lori

Let's play in my big backyard!

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

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

"Lori and her husband took excellent care of our little pup. Being new to dog Parenthood, I was glad my boss recommended trying Rover. This was our first nigh... (more)"

9. Jennifer

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"We would highly recommend Jenny and her family to provide sitter service for your dog! She is an attentive and affectionate dog lover that will provide upda... (more)"

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10. Alexa

Medical Student home FT in summer!!

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

"Alexa was great! This was my first time using her and she instantly made me feel welcomed and treated my buddy like her own. I loved the fact that she sent m... (more)"

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Labor Day
11. Elaine

Love your pup like it’s family!

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

"Elaine is the most animal experienced person I know. I ask her everything. If there's anybody I would trust with my pets it would definitely be her!! (more)"

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This weekend
12. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

"We couldn't have been happier with Jeanine! She responded quickly to our request and took the time to meet with us and our pup before our trip. She kept us u... (more)"

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Labor Day
13. Katie

Dog lover- Home All Day

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

"J.R. had a great time at Katie’s. Loved the pictures. Katie took very good care of our spoiled dog. She was easy to work with and we will definitely contact ... (more)"

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Labor Day
14. 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

"Laurie was amazing to work with on our visit. She clearly loves dogs and takes the time to make the stay special. We enjoyed updates and photos of our puppy.... (more)"

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15. Natalie

I will pamper your pooch

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

"5 star review! Natalie was great!! We recently got our puppy and are still training her, and Natalie did an awesome job continuing training while we were gon... (more)"

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Labor Day
16. Laura

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

West Des moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"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)"

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17. Grant

I'll love your dog like my own!

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Grant helped me out in a pinch when we had our normal sitter back out last minute, he took great care of my yorkie Neo for the weekend. Easy to cordinate wit... (more)"

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18. 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 with our bulldog and her allergy needs. Her apartment is spacious with plenty of green space around too. She was super responsive and sent p... (more)"

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19. Jean

Perfect vacation for your pup here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jean is a great dog owner with a fantastic, well-mannered pup. She lives near a dog park and hiking trail, so walks and playtime are easy. I've watched her d... (more)"

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Labor Day
20. Sara

Experienced, energetic animal lover

West Des moines, IA, 50266

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

"Sara stayed in our home with our dog while we were away for a week this summer. She was extremely reliable and consistently a good communicator. Sara is calm... (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?