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Dog Boarding in Iowa: Experience the Doggie Dude Ranch Difference

Your choice of dog boarding facility for your pet is almost as important as your choice of babysitter for your children. If you're a pet owner whose furry friend is absolutely a member of your family, only the best will do. That's why Doggie Dude Ranch in Ames, Iowa, goes above and beyond for the pets you entrust to our care. What makes Doggie Dude Ranch so special? We offer more than just dog boarding. We take care of old friends. Experience the Doggie Dude Ranch difference today.


Space to Run and Play

Spacious facilities give your pet plenty of room to frolic and play, both indoors and out. Our caretakers love dogs, and your dog will have all the special, one-on-one time he needs to feel safe and protected. As well as fence-line time with other boarders to help keep loneliness at bay. 

Top-Notch Care from a Licensed Veterinarian

All boarders at Doggie Dude Ranch have been properly vaccinated against canine distemper, influenza, parvovirus, and rabies. Vaccination against kennel cough is also strongly recommended, so you won't have to worry about your furry family member contracting a serious illness while in our care. As for non-threatening issues such as separation anxiety, we keep a licensed veterinarian on staff at all times. There's no need to worry about your dog's welfare when you choose Doggie Dude Ranch as your top choice for dog boarding. 

Highest Quality Food and Facilities

Our facilities are pristine and our care providers top-notch and loving. Your dog will adore all the love and attention he'll receive at Doggie Dude Ranch. In addition, our foods are always fresh and of the highest quality, so tummy troubles won't be a concern. 

Meet Our Aussie Puppies and Our Lab Puppies

In addition to dog boarding, we also breed and raise Australian shepherds and Labradors. Come see our precious Aussiedoodle, Aussie, and Lab pups when you're in need of a cuteness fix. Contact us to find out when we'll have each available, and then schedule an appointment to stop by and see them for yourself. At Doggie Dude Ranch, we know everything there is to know about the love and care for dogs and puppies. When you choose us as your dog boarding facility, your canine companion will receive only the very best care.

Call Doggie Dude Ranch Today

When you need dog boarding services in Iowa or if you're looking to buy Aussie or Lab pups, Doggie Dude Ranch is ready to help. Call us today to schedule a tour of our upscale facilities and to see our happy boarders in action. We love dogs and puppies, and it shows. 




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.


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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.

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