She is best known for starring as as Liv and Maddie Rooney on the Disney Channel Original Comedy series Liv & Maddie. In 2014, she played Kayla Morgan in the Disney Channel Original Movie Cloud 9. In 2015, she guest starred, along with Ryan McCartan (who was also her fiancé), in an episode of Austin & Ally. She portrays Maleficent's daughter, Mal, in Descendants and Descendants 2, also voicing her in Descendants: Wicked World. She also voiced Spider-Gwen in Ultimate Spider-Man and Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors. She also played Ruby in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..
- Dove has played Kristin Chenoweth's daughter twice, in two different roles. The first being Mal in Disney's Descendants and its subsequent animated series and sequel, and the second role being Amber Von Tussel in NBC's Hairspray Live!
- She is currently dating her Descendants 2 co-star Thomas Doherty.