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It’s A Ruff Life

The Dog Daycare  with street cred

Notice: We are Hiring! Looking for a part-time daycare attendant. 10-12 hours a week. Typical shift is either 4-7pm Mon-Fri and/or Sat & Sun 8-10am & 4-6pm.

Daycare Availibility. Due to our increase in customers, which we are extremely grateful for, It’s a Ruff Life is implementing a reservation policy for Daycare . In order for us to best serve your pets we need to be able to staff accordingly. Therefore we are requiring 24 hour notice for Daycare. In addition, if a reservation is made but the dog is not brought in, the owner will still be charged for that day of daycare. At this time all reservations will be made in person, by phone or email. Thank You!

We’re your dogs second favorite.

Give your dog a fun-filled day of supervised play hanging out and making friends with other dogs.

Dog running in a field


Sniff, Bark, Play…repeat. What fun filled day!!

Doggy Day Care
Full Day ….. $22
Half Day* ….. $13

*Morning: 7 am to 1 pm
Afternoon: 1 pm to 7 pm



Even your best mates need a vacation

Boarding (Day Care Included)
One Dog …. $35

2 Dogs same owner special
$60 …. per day



Oh! look a puddle of mud with my name on it

Doggy baths start at $25
Breed Specific – Please Call

As Seen on TV.

At It’s a Ruff Life, saftey is our number one priority. You can rest assured that your pet will be safe while in our care. We have over 9000 total square feet between indoor and outdoor play areas! 

Give us a call at 515-457-RUFF (7833) or stop in for a tour today.

Our house.

Hours In a Day

Monday thru Friday
7:00 am to 7:00 pm

8:00 am to 10:00 am and
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Stop by and say hi!

1427 NW 81st St, Clive, IA 50325
Phone – 515-457-RUFF (7833)
Fax – 515-457-7834

Our house.

" I'm a mog. Half man, half dog. I'm my own best friend. "
John Candy, as Barf - Spaceballs
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