Dog Boarding in West Des Moines

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Christmas and New Year
1. Marisa

Small/Medium Dogs/Home Full Time

Greater South Side, Des Moines, IA, 50315

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"Marisa is the BEST. She is so caring, sends amazing updates, and you can tell she truly loves the dogs. I will *absolutely* be booking with her again. I can’... (more)"

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2. Josh & Joselynn

Wife & I work at home, fenced yard

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"The peace of mind in having this family take care of our Ferg made the experience worth it all. He is a high energy puppy that had plenty of attention and ex... (more)"

3. Sydney

Large Fenced Yard and a Friend!

Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA, 50322

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"This was Tully’s first ROVER experience. I was put at ease with multiple pictures and updates throughout the stay. She came back tired and happy!! Tully i... (more)"

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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)"

5. Kendra

Home FT, fenced yard, dog park fan!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"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)"

6. Jeanine

Fun & Pampered Pups-my specialty

Beaverdale, Des Moines, IA, 50311

Dog Boarding

"We recently moved to Iowa and was looking for someone we can trust with our dog. We found just that with Jeanine! She’s amazing and very knowledgeable about ... (more)"

7. Megan

Home full time, large fenced yard

Urbandale, IA, 50322

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

"Megan was great! She sent me frequent updates and photos. Our puppy Jessie had a great stay and was a tired puppy when she got home. I would definitely use M... (more)"

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8. Seth

Will be your dogs preferred choice!

Salisbury Oaks, DES MOINES, IA, 50312

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

"What can I say about Seth. He absolutely love dogs. He has taken care of my dogs and they love him to death. One of them usually doesn't like males but she l... (more)"

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9. Megan & Carl

Fenced yard & a pup ready to play

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

Dog Boarding

"Megan and Carl were great. I got photos and updates everyday and Harley always looked right at home in their place. I would definitely use Megan and Carl again! (more)"

10. 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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This weekend
11. Jennifer

We love dogs & they love it here!

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

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

"Arie had so much fun! He came home and zonked from all his walks and play times. We really appreciated the picture updates as our girls really missed their... (more)"

12. Elaine

Love your pup like it’s family!

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Elaine was GREAT!!! She communicated very well and worked with my crazy drop off/pick up issues when traveling. Henley had a fantastic time and I would highl... (more)"

13. Charles

Good caretaker for dogs

Windsor Heights, IA, 50324

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

"Shane has watched my dogs on several occasions. He always goes above and beyond walking them and caring for them as if they were his own. Would highly recomm... (more)"

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14. Laurie

Home FT, LG yard, own 2 dogs

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, 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)"

15. Natalie

I will pamper your pooch

West Des Moines, IA, 50266

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

"We were so happy to have Natalie watch our dog Lucy. Normally Lucy gets so stressed when we need to board her but Natalie sent frequent pictures of her stay... (more)"

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16. 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)"

17. Jillian

Large Fenced Yard-Love being active

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Jillian was SO great with our dog!! She sent us updates and pictures while we were away. We will be using her again next time we leave town! (more)"

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This weekend
18. Justin

Will love your dog - fenced yard

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Justin is the best! He'll treat your dog like his own. He'll give them lots of love and attention. I would recommend him to anyone! (more)"

19. 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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20. Mallorie

Large fenced yard, stop home midday

West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

"I’ve personally never met a person more passionate and caring for any person, let alone an animal. Mallorie always has shown the greatest respect and appreci... (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?