1. Avery

Dog loving pre-vet major!

Holly, Austin, TX, 78702

"Avery did so great with our buddy. She sent regular updates about what he was up to which was super fun. He was really happy and relaxed when we picked him u... (more)"

2. Danithan

Friendly Hyde Park Sitter

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

"Alta Penelope Dog appeared to have a safe and fun stay with Danithan. He has a cozy spot in Hyde Park that is dog friendly and in a good neighborhood. I rece... (more)"

3. Lee

Holly Neighborhood dog haven

Holly, Austin, TX, 78702

"My pup Sandy had such a great time here! Lee was such a sweet and thoughtful pet sitter. Their home was very cozy, clean, and pup friendly. Will definitely b... (more)"

Available this weekend
4. Kevyn

Your dog is in good hands!

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

"Unfortunately we were unable to take Chico with us on an extended trip this summer. Knowing that he was with Kevyn and in a loving environment made it much e... (more)"

5. Stacey

Your dog's home away from home

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

"Stacey watched my little Tucker for two days and I could tell he had a great time and was well cared for! Stacey is the sweetest and her little dog Zilla is... (more)"

6. Cara

Dog loving couple close to dog park

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

"Asta is a very active dog, and Cara and Trevor made sure she got plenty of exercise every day. They sent daily pictures of her having fun with Cali. Would re... (more)"

7. Gaby

Experienced sitter and foster mom

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

"Gaby was INCREDIBLE! She was so flexible with drop off time, and even more importantly, she was flexible with the change of plans last minute. She was incr... (more)"

8. Michael

Fun in the Hills

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78704

"My dog Julio had the BEST time with Michael!!! He will be going back again the next time we go out of town again for sure. Michael sent me tons of awesome ... (more)"

9. Lauren

Experienced Premier sitter!

Rmma, Austin, TX, 78703

"Lauren has watched my dogs multiple times. I would recommend her to all! She is extremely trustworthy, responsive and flexible. She has watched Jameson and T... (more)"

10. Sarah

ATX Dog Lover!

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin, TX, 78722

"Sarah is simply amazing!!! She took such great care of my babies. She is someone I knew I could trust and was so thankful she was willing to come out of her ... (more)"

11. Sarah

Downtown ATX Dog Lover

Downtown, Austin, TX, 78701

"Sarah took great care of Sasha during my recent work trip and was really flexible with drop off/pick up. With a great location near the hike and bike trail a... (more)"

12. Morgan

Active and Loving South Austin Home

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

"Our dog June had a great stay with Morgan. We felt comfortable leaving her in Morgan's clean, welcoming home. She did a good job keeping us updated with ph... (more)"

Available this weekend
13. Mindy

Lots of love for your pup!

Pleasant Valley, austin, TX, 78741

"Mindy was great! My pup had lots of fun playing with hers and she came home very happy. She kept me updated on my pup's stay and sent me a picture of them ha... (more)"

14. Stacey

Life Long Doggie Lover

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

"Stacy is a sweet woman who will take awesome care of your dogs. She took care of my two mini dauchsunds puppies last week and they loved her and took to her ... (more)"

15. Shawn


Riverside, Austin , TX, 78741

"Shawn was great! He sent me pictures and videos while Kaiser was with him. He is an active person and would take the dogs out to the lake and parks. I had t... (more)"

16. Elizabeth

Dog's best friend.

Holly, Austin, TX, 78702

"Thanks Liz for taking very good care of Melody last weekend. Melody had such a great time playing with your dogs. Thanks for keeping me updated with photos ... (more)"

17. Crystal

A Dog's Safe Haven

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

"Crystal was great with Morty, and was fast to respond to any messages! Couldn't have asked for much more! (more)"

18. Jacqueline

Austin, TX Pet Lover!

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

"Wonderful experience! Planning was smooth. Communication was always quick. Jacqueline easy to trust and our dog Lawrence seemed a little sad to leave when... (more)"

19. Lena

A Home Away from Home for Your Pet

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

"Great all around sitter! Easy to work with and will make you feel at ease when leaving your fur baby. You can tell they truly love dogs and will make them fe... (more)"

20. Courtney

Loving Sitter

Hancock, Austin, TX, 78705

"Heading out of town for a wedding and not wanting to subject our golden retriever to a kennel, Courtney provided a loving home for the weekend. We appreciat... (more)"

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Austin Humane Society

The Austin Humane Society is a community resource that promotes compassion toward animals. Formed in 1952, the Austin Humane Society is Austin's largest, longest standing no-kill, non-profit animal shelter.

As the largest no-kill, non-profit pet adoption center in Austin, the Austin Humane Society is dedicated to saving Austin's homeless cats and dogs, educating our community about responsible pet ownership, and reducing pet over-population.

Austin Pets Alive

Austin Pets Alive is currently focused on helping the healthy and treatable pets who are at risk of being killed in a shelter, by rescuing the pets who are at the greatest risk and helping owners who are having problems so great that they need to surrender their pet(s) to a shelter.

In their rescue program, to not duplicate work of other agencies, we focus solely on the pets who have already been passed over by other groups and the shelters? adoption programs and only take the healthy and treatable pets who are about to be killed and have no other options.

Dogs Out Loud

Dogs Out Loud provides training, behavior rehabilitation, and high quality care to medium to large breed dogs dying at shelters due to resource intensive behavior problems. We provide additional behavior support services that address specifically identified gaps currently costing the lives of this subset of shelter dogs.

Pug Rescue Austin

Pug Rescue of Austin is an all-volunteer nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the rescue, healthcare, and placement of abused, neglected, and unwanted pugs. They do not discriminate on the basis of health or age. All rescued dogs reside in loving foster homes until adopted and receive treatment for all urgent and essential care needs, including vaccinations, heartworm testing and treatment, and spay/neuter. Their mission is to provide a safe, caring, and humane refuge for abandoned dogs in our community and to ensure quality adoptive homes. Pug Rescue of Austin promotes responsible dog ownership through a mandatory sterilization policy and provides public education about the unique needs of pugs.

Texas Humane Legislation Network

THLN is the voice at the Texas Legislature for untold numbers of animals throughout Texas who suffer horrific abuse and tragic neglect at the hands of callous humans.

More on Austin

In the midst of a cultural renaissance, Austin is quickly becoming the hub for up-and-coming musicians, filmmakers, and chefs. Home to some of the most notorious festivals and parties, this growing dog-friendly town has a lot to offer both you and your dog.

Give your dog some off-leash exercise at local dog parks, run freely along the creeks, or explore the metropolitan city. Austin welcomes dogs of all sizes in their trendy restaurants and bars while offering an array of pet-friendly shopping centers.

Whether you're going to an infamous SXSW concert, testing the local cuisine or taking a weekend road trip, Rover.com wants to make sure your pooch is taken care of. Our community of dog lovers offers dog boarding, dog sitting, and dog walking services that will put your mind at ease.

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