1. Anna

Active dog lover with a huge yard!

Windsor Park, Austin, TX, 78752

3 repeat clients

"Anna treated our dog like he was her own and kept us up to date with all of their adventures and downtime by sending pictures and video. She is the best!! (more)"

2. Andrea

Long-time dog-lover from Barcelona!

Galindo, Austin, TX, 78704

11 repeat clients

"Firstly, I was completely nervous about having to leave my dog with a stranger. But after doing the meet and greet with Andrea, all that went away. She was e... (more)"

3. Nolan

Love and dedication is my goal

Sweet Briar, Austin, TX, 78745

6 repeat clients

"Nolan is a very nice guy who has the energy to care for two of my energetic dogs! Communicates well by texting and letting me know how my dogs are throughout... (more)"

4. Kathleen

your furbabies will be happy w/me!

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

13 repeat clients

"Kathleen and Doug were amazing! They took in our two pups for a long weekend on a last minute request, and treated them so well! Daily walks, home-made dog t... (more)"

5. Brittany

Doggie Paradise in Hyde Park

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

57 repeat clients

"Brittany is the best! Ca$h-man loved his stay and the pictures she sent us made our hearts melt. Thank you SO MUCH Brittany, Cash can't wait until his next... (more)"

6. Erin

Dog Loving Family

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

6 repeat clients

"Erin and her family were great. My dogs did very well at her house. Erin sent me pics... I hope to send the pups to see Erin again when I need a pet sitter.... (more)"

7. Cheyenne

I would love to watch your dog!

West University, Austin , TX, 78705

"Cheyenne did such a wonderful job taking care of our two dogs! She was quick to respond and was very flexible with our drop-off/pick-up schedule. I felt tota... (more)"

8. Sarah

Responsible dog lover!

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

7 repeat clients

"Sarah was wonderful! She was very professional and responsible and we received daily updates on Cooper's stay. We could tell Cooper was very well cared for a... (more)"

9. Eren

Dogs are my reason to smile!

Galindo, Austin, TX, 78704

3 repeat clients

"I've had multiple rover sitters and Eren by far is the best! She took Chance to the park everyday and sent daily updates and pictures. She even gave him a ba... (more)"

10. Heidi

Reliable, Loving Fellow Dog Owner!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

5 repeat clients

"Heidi is great! She provided daily pictures and updates and was also accommodating with a late pickup time. Her dog, Lucy, is a sweetheart that got along gre... (more)"

11. Brit

Work @ Home w/ Large Green Space

Holly, Austin, TX, 78702

2 repeat clients

"Brit was fantastic, and we will absolutely turn to her again for dog-sitting in the future. It would be difficult to list all of her great qualities, but her... (more)"

12. Heidi

Let your dog have a ball!

Brentwood, Austin, TX, 78751

2 repeat clients

"Charlotte had a wonderful time in the care of Heidi and Max with the help of Oakley's company! My boyfriend and I were hesitant at first because this was the... (more)"

13. Daniella

Your dog will have a vacation too!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

18 repeat clients

"Daniella made our first experience with Rover an absolute pleasure! Maya has a tendency to be very skittish and takes a long time to warm up to people, and b... (more)"

14. Jessica

Loving Pup + Dog Loving Gal

Saint Edwards, Austin, TX, 78704

"Jess is the sweetest... to humans and pets! She's never met a dog she didn't love as her own. She has a spacious, clean home with easy access to parks so her... (more)"

15. Ari

Fun Loving and Hard Working

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

1 repeat client

"Ari was great, very responsive and friendly. He kept our dog busy at various locations and I'm sure she had fun playing with his. We had peace of mind knowin... (more)"

16. Brittany

Dog-loving active couple!

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

About: We have both grown up with dogs and we're thrilled to get our own together, Moose! We take daily trips to the Greenbelt & Lady Bird so Moose can ho... (more)

17. Briana


North University, austin, TX, 78705

"Great dog sitter! Kept with Poncho's schedule and sent me pictures throughout the stay. Will be booking with her when we go out of town again. (more)"

18. Lee

Holly Neighborhood dog haven

Holly, Austin, TX, 78702

8 repeat clients

"Lee was totally awesome and is highly recommended. We received regular updates and (excellent) photos of our dog. Lee is a first choice for all future bookin... (more)"

19. Kandice

Trained Professional Pet-Caretaker

Rosewood, Austin, TX, 78702

2 repeat clients

"Kandice was very fastidious with my dog. He had just injured himself and was on pain medication. He also had an allergy breakout. She gave him his medication... (more)"

20. Brianna

Stay at home dogmom with backyard!

Central East Austin, Austin , TX, 78702

2 repeat clients

"Brianna was great! She was very responsive and sent lots of pictures throughout the weekend. Parysh is super exhausted from a fun filled weekend. We will def... (more)"

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The Dog Kennel Alternative

When it comes to dog boarding, dog owners in Austin love Rover. Over 6,380 owners have reviewed sitters in the Austin metro area, giving them an average rating of 4.94/5. You can also browse profiles, read reviews, and check us out on Yelp. The cost of dog boarding in Austin may surprise you—in a good way. That’s because there’s a dog sitter on Rover for nearly every price range and lifestyle. Curious about how much it you can expect to pay for overnight boarding on Rover? Check out our average dog sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

No matter what your schedule looks like—a business trip across the country, a tropical vacation across the world, or a weekend excursion across the state—you’ll find a trustworthy dog sitter on Rover who can’t wait to watch your dog. Your dog will love the in-home boarding experience they’ll get with a sitter on Rover. It’s truly luxury boarding, because your dog isn’t locked in cage at a kennel, they’re lounging on the couch with people who’ll treat them like you would—like family. In-house boarding means less stress for your pets, more one-on-one attention, and plenty of potty breaks, so you can take your trip and rest easy knowing that your dog is in great hands. Plus, you can even request adorable photo updates to follow along on your dog’s every adventure around Austin while you’re away.

Austin isn’t just a hub for up-and-coming musicians, filmmakers, and chefs, it’s also a growing and dog-friendly town with lots to offer animal lovers. Discover acres of off-leash dog parks where you can let your canine companion roam, along with metropolitan city streets where all the action is. You can even find dog-friendly restaurants that welcome canines of all sizes and shopping centers that won’t turn away an on-leash dog. Whatever you decide to do in Austin, whether that’s checking out SXSW, tasting the vibrant local cuisine, or taking a weekend road trip through the gorgeous natural landscape, Rover has your pet care needs covered. No matter where you live in Austin, you’ll find a loving, trusted sitter listed on Rover who lives just around the corner.

Ready to get started? Finding your dog’s perfect match is simple: just type in your zip code, choose dog boarding as your service, browse local sitter profiles near you, and get a conversation started with someone who seems like a great fit.

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