Welcome to

It’s A Ruff Life

The Dog Daycare  with street cred

4th of July Weekend HOURS: It’s a Ruff Life will be closed on Sunday July 4th. No pickup or drop offs will be available on Sunday July 4th.  All dogs that board over 4th of July weekend will need to be picked up on either Saturday July 3rd or Monday July 5th.  On Monday July 5th we will be closed for Daycare. We will only be open for boarding hours 8-10 am and 4-6 pm. 

Clive Location

Waukee Location

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

DAYCARE

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

24 hour written cancellation required for all Daycare Reservations

sleeping-lab

OVERNIGHT BOARDING

Even your best mates need a vacation

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

2 Dogs same owner special
$60 …. per day

24 hour written cancellation required for all Boarding Reservations

bath-time

SO FRESH, SO CLEAN

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

Doggy baths start at $25
Breed Specific – Please Call

Clive: 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! 

To Contact our Clive Location, call us at 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

Weekends
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
115 N Warrior Lane, Waukee, IA 50263

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