Welcome to

It’s A Ruff Life

The Dog Daycare  with street cred

Notice: Christmas and New Years Open Hours

It’s a Ruff Life will be closed for Daycare on Monday 24th, Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th. We will be open on Monday 24th, Christmas Eve, 8-10 am (not 4-6pm) & Wednesday 26th 8-10am & 4-6pm for boarding pickup and drop off only. We are closed on Christmas day. We will also be closed for Daycare on Monday the 31st, New Years Eve and Tuesday the 1st, New Years Day. We will be open on Monday the 31st, 8-10 am & 4-6 pm for drop off and pick up only. We will be closed Tuesday, New Years Day. 

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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