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. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"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)"

2. Kate

Large fenced Yard

Urbandale, IA, 50323

Dog Boarding

"Kate and her family were so amazing!!! They treated ziggy as part of the family and he loved his experience there. They have a huge yard with a ton of balls ... (more)"

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3. Josh & Joselynn

Wife & I work at home, fenced yard

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Very nice of them to allow me to drop off my dog early! Timely responses to my questions. Loved the fact they have young children that loved my dog. I wil... (more)"

4. 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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5. Megan & Carl

Fenced yard & a pup ready to play

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

Dog Boarding

"Megan and Carl did a great job. They were flexible, quickly responded, and updated us with pictures. Rocky enjoyed the stay and came home happy and very tired. (more)"

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6. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

"Jeanine was amazing! We felt very comfortable leaving Seabrook with Jeanine. He had such a good time and is tuckered out from all of the playing he did. We r... (more)"

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7. Megan

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)"

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Thanksgiving
8. Tiffany

Your dog is part of the family here

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"I knew Tiffany would take great care of my girls. Tiffany was very communicative and sent me pictures. The dogs were very content when I picked them up. Grea... (more)"

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9. Jennifer

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"I felt very comfortable leaving Lucy with Jennifer. Lucy has some difficulty with separation anxiety and I knew that she would not do well being boarded at a... (more)"

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10. Adrienne

My mission: Make your dogs day!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Adrienne is fantastic! She took great care of Okie - lots of walks, scratches and care while we were away. She is also a great communicator and timely. (more)"

11. Dana

Lover of all dogs big and small

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

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

"Dana was responsive, extremely easy to work with, great with our pups, and had the perfect home for them. We will definitely book with her again! (more)"

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12. Flynn

Fenced in backyard paradise

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Flynn is the absolute BEST! Finally found a sitter that was able to wear out my tireless pup... He came home exhausted, and it wasn't even from playing with ... (more)"

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Thanksgiving
13. Elaine

Love your pup like it’s family!

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

"Elaine was awesome!! We received a lot of photos and updates during the stay and Arya is so worn out! We look forward to having Arya stay with her again next... (more)"

14. Natasha

People are ok but dogs are God sent

WEST DES MOINES, IA, 50265

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

About: A little about my babies: I have 2 amazing boys (both fixed) named ManMan and Maxwell, and a kitty named Ralph. Ralph is kind of a lazy cat and ... (more)

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15. 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

"This experience was absolutely perfect for my dog and me. Laurie and her family are true dog lovers and they have a perfect home to make your dog feel warm, ... (more)"

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16. 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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17. 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)"

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!! My girlfriend and I left for the weekend and left Hilton with her. She sent pictures and kept us updated. She was very flexible with time ... (more)"

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19. Ellie

Play time, walks, and snuggles

Clive, IA, 50325

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Ellie is one of the most dedicated dog lovers I’ve ever met! She is kind, compassionate and nurturing. Not only is she drawn to any and all dogs, they are eq... (more)"

20. 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)"


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?