Dog Boarding in West Des Moines

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1. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

3 repeat clients

"Sydney and Isaiah were awesome! They were willing to do a meet-and-greet prior to their stay and were great about sending pictures during the week. I ran int... (more)"

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2. Kendra

Home full-time, dog park fan!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

8 repeat clients

"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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3. 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)"

4. Kate

Puppy Date with Kate

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

28 repeat clients

"Our 9 year old papillon has stayed with Kate two times now. Kate does a great job taking care of our dog while we are away. Kate is very professional and let... (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

"Very happy with the care Adrienne gave Abby and Elvis!!! Wonderful outside area for them to play, had a perfect size kennel for them to sleep in. Kept in tou... (more)"

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6. Natalie

I will pamper your pooch

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

11 repeat clients

"Nicole will definitely be our first choice next time we leave town. Our dogs were so well loved. I enjoyed getting pictures of their snuggle time and walks. ... (more)"

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7. Meredith

Work at home, give great belly rubs

WEST DES MOINES, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Our pup had a fabulous stay at Meredith’s house! Meredith was great - she responded to messages quickly & sent plenty of messages and pics to let us know how... (more)"

8. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

20 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)"

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9. Cory

I'll run with your dog! I love dogs

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

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

"We call Cory our fur baby's (Dewey) BFF. Dewey gets beyond excited when he knows he will be hanging out with Cory. He is definitely an animal lover, regardle... (more)"

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10. Jennifer

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

15 repeat clients

"Jennifer was wonderful, she sent a lot of pictures and kept us informed about Harley almost everyday. Jennifer set our minds at ease as it was the first t... (more)"

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11. Katie

Dog lover

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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Memorial day
12. 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

2 repeat clients

"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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13. Sarah

Dog obsessed, responsible pet owner

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50310

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

About: I have been house and pet sitting for friends, family, and co-workers for about six years. I enjoy spending quality time with dogs and treating the... (more)

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14. 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)"

15. Kate

I like dogs more than people

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

About: I have a dog of my own and she is going to be 6 soon. Being a dog owner myself I know that animals are our furry children and should be cared for a... (more)

16. Steph

Doggy belly rubs on the house!

West Des Moines , IA, 50266

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Steph was great! The process was easy and she is very personable. It was great getting photos of our dog during his stay with her. I highly recommend her :) (more)"

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17. Cheyenne

Daily walks and dog parks!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"My dog loves spending time with Cheyenne. She loves him like her own. Wonderful place and makes traveling and leaving him behind much easier. (more)"

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18. Sarah

Dogs Are Family Members

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Had a wonderful experience with Sarah and her own little dog, Baggins. My dog, Clooney was comfortable from the get-go. He typically gets very stressed when... (more)"

19. Sabrina

Love to walk and play...

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I love dogs. I currently have a wonderful 10 month old lab/cattle dog mix puppy. Previously, I had a mini American Eskimo. I have experience caring... (more)

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20. 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)"


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?