FREE bath with your pet's 1-week stay!

Sign up now

The Doggie Dude Ranch is booked for Christmas. There are a few reservations available for small dogs only. Thank you for you business!

pet boarding

PET BOARDING

A fun, safe place to stay

The Doggie Dude Ranch is your pet's vacation location in the country. Your pet will love our spacious ranch!

When you need to travel, bring your furry friend to us for boarding and care. We're conveniently located just minutes away from Ames.

Dr. Becky and her staff will care for your pet like they care for their own.

BOOK A BOARDING >

vet care

VETERINARY CARE

Protect the health of your pet

To ensure your pet has a long and healthy life, it is absolutely necessary to get the best veterinary care.

Bring your pet to us for annual vaccinations, spay or neuter surgery, and more. Your pet will be treated by Dr. Becky in a clean and safe environment.

Veterinary care for horses is also available.

GET AFFORDABLE CARE >




At Doggie Dude Ranch, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Rebecca Cox
Ames Veterinarian | Doggie Dude Ranch | (515)-382-1444

26962 Sand Hill Trail
Ames, IA 50010

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Becky, Abby and Rachel

    When you board your pet with us, it will be looked after as if it was one of our own. Your pet will be cared for by our team, which includes Dr. Becky, Abby and Rachel J., Melanie M., Abby W., and JD M. You can count on our years of training and experience to ensure that your pet's vacation at the Doggie Dude Ranch is a healthy and fun one.

Location

Find us on the map

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Doggie Dude Ranch

Monday:

5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Thursday:

5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Friday:

5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

12:00 pm-6:00 pm

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "We always have an awesome experience at Doggie Dude Ranch."
    Eric J.
  • "This place is awesome! They took such good care of my 2 boys while we were gone for 15 days. They were so happy to see us but they were also running back and forth to give kisses to Becky. I would gladly recommend this place to anyone."
    Phyllis D.
  • "Affordable! Great staff..wonderful vet"
    Tammy S.

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

  • What to Do If Your Pet is Stung

    Don't get us wrong, we love the bees! But we don't love when our pets get stung. Follow our tips to treat and prevent bee stings on your furry best friend. ...

    Read More
  • Tips for Traveling With Your Pet

    Do you dread hitting the road with your pet? These tips may make the trip more comfortable and enjoyable for you both. ...

    Read More
  • 6 Questions to Ask At Your Senior Pet's Next Check Up

    Want to keep your senior pet healthy and happy? Ask these six questions at your pet's next check up. ...

    Read More
  • Why the Controversy About Pet Vaccinations?

    As with anything, pet vaccinations can be too much of a good thing. Similar to parents who are learning more about vaccinations for children, veterinarians and pet owners alike are beginning to question some of the standard wisdom when it comes to protecting pets. There are certain fatal diseases against ...

    Read More
  • Pet Clothes: A Fashion Statement or a Necessity?

    There is nothing cuter than a pet in a colorful sweater, but do our furry friends really need to wear clothing? Although clothing is not a necessity for every pet, some animals benefit from a little extra protection during cold or damp days. Others enjoy wearing festive clothing during holidays or other ...

    Read More
  • Introducing a New Pet to Your Current Ones

    Pet Proofing Your Home Introducing your new pet to your current one is only a single part of the equation relating to taking a new pet home. You also have to make sure your new pet is comfortable in your home, which is a foreign environment to the animal. Like humans, animals can experience high levels ...

    Read More
  • Put Some Teeth Into Your Pet’s Dental Care

    According to the American Animal Hospital Association, nearly two-thirds of pets suffer from dental problems because their owners do not provide dental care for them. Imagine what would happen to your own teeth if they were never brushed or examined by a dentist. The same thing can happen with your pet’s ...

    Read More
  • Managing Pet Allergies in Kids

    Are you concerned that your child's allergies may mean that you will have to give up your pet? Although rehoming a pet may be necessary if allergies are severe, most children can live with pets if you are willing to make a few changes. The Problem About three in 10 people who have allergies are allergic ...

    Read More
  • Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

    It's not easy to say goodbye to cherished pets, even those that have lived long, happy lives. Although you may hate the thought of life without your pet, euthanasia can be the kindest decision you can make when your friend is suffering. Making the Decision If your pet has been seriously injured in a ...

    Read More
  • Is a Wet Nose a Sign of a Healthy Pet?

    Have you ever heard that a wet nose is a sign that your pet is healthy? Although that's often the case, it's not always true. A moist nose can benefit your pet in several ways, but it doesn't necessarily guarantee good health. How Does a Wet Nose Help My Pet? Have you ever been woken at 5 a.m. by a cold, ...

    Read More

Newsletter Signup

Sign up for more articles