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Welcome to Doggie Dude Ranch!

Responsible pet owners need a break from the stresses of everyday activity. Pet owners need to get away for a spell and your pet is not any different. Dogs enjoy getting away and experience new surroundings and freedom outside with a healthy and safe place to run and exercise. We make your dog's vacation away from home safe, exciting, and fun.  


No matter if you want to get-a-way for a day or a week Doggie Dude Ranch takes quality-care of your pet. Our on-site seasoned, licensed, veterinarian, Dr. Becky is here to give skilled care to your pet.  Give us a call at 515-382-1444 to learn more! We are located at the following address. 

Doggie Dude Ranch
26962 Sand Hill Trail
Ames, IA 50010, US

Boarding Services We Provide in Ames, IA

Our goal is to provide our pet owners with a safe, fun, and exciting place to stay while their owner is away. Not to be confused with kennels which just provide a space for them, We are a different kind of dog boarding service. Our staff loves animals and give undivided attention to all animals entrusted in our care 24/7. Not only is our dog daycare ranch licensed, it is monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week by our skilled and seasoned veterinarian Dr. Becky and her devoted, skilled, and loved staff. 

  • Dr. Becky
  • Joe
  • Abby J.
  • Rachel J.
  • Carter N.
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Our services include:

  • We provide vaccinations for canine distemper, influenza, parvovirus, rabies
  • We provide quality, fresh foods
  • Equine boarding
  • Our Dr. Becky provides wellness exams and carefully cares for and monitors episodic illnesses events
  • We have safe, clean, and top-notch facilities
  • We medically monitor separation anxiety
  • We breed and raise Australian shepherds, Labradors, Aussie doodle, Aussie & Labrador puppies
  • We provide a haven for
  • Veterinarian Monitored Boarding 
  • We have a spay and neuter program

Schedule an Appointment Today!

We urge you to take a day and come to our ranch for a visit, meet our staff and see what our ranch is all about. During your visit to the ranch be sure to check out our too cute Aussie & Labrador puppies. Once you let us care for your doggie while you are away you are going to be sold on the skilled and loving care that Dr. Becky and her staff give your beloved family member.  Give us a call today at 515-382-1444! You will be glad you placed your trust in us, to care of your pet while you are away. 

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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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

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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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