1. Bea Mariz

Dog mommy 4 life!

Downtown, Austin, TX, 78701

5 repeat clients
12 reviews

"Paolo had an AMAZING time with Bea and her husband! I know because she sent me lots of text updates and photos to tell us how our little guy was doing! We we... (more)"

2. Cara

Dog loving couple close to dog park

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

12 repeat clients
31 reviews

"Cara was amazing with my dog Wrigley!! We went to Europe for 3 weeks and she kept us updated on how she was doing. She sent pictures which was great. I would... (more)"

3. Emily

Responsible, Energetic, Experienced

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

7 repeat clients
32 reviews

"Emily was wonderful! Very patient and kind when it came to Dax. She sent photos and fun updates. She was super helpful and flexible when I needed to drop him... (more)"

4. Caitlyn

Your best friends trusted caretaker

Triangle State, Austin, TX, 78751

1 repeat client
5 reviews

"She is great! Sends updates and really good with dogs! (more)"

Confirmed President's/ Valentine's Day Availability
5. Katherine

<3 Trustworthy Animal Sitter! <3

Holly, Austin, TX, 78702

3 repeat clients
8 reviews

"Katherine (and Luke!) were so great with our pup. It was actually kind of heartbreaking when we went to pick him up because for the first time ever, he didn'... (more)"

Confirmed President's/ Valentine's Day Availability
6. Mindy

Lots of love for your pup!

Pleasant Valley, austin, TX, 78741

2 repeat clients
10 reviews

"Mindy was AWESOME. My dog was not feeling well because of something he ate right before I had to take him to Mindy's place, but I felt so at ease knowing she... (more)"

Confirmed President's/ Valentine's Day Availability
7. Renee

Come play with us!

Brentwood, Austin, TX, 78756

8 repeat clients
26 reviews

"Renee and John were great! Renee made sure to text me photos and updates while we were away, which was comforting especially since you can never be sure how ... (more)"

8. Jacqueline

Austin, TX Pet Lover!

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

11 repeat clients
41 reviews

"Jacqueline took such good care of Huey the greyhound while we were gone. She took him on walks and even let him sleep on the bed. And she sent me lots of pic... (more)"

Confirmed President's/ Valentine's Day Availability
9. Sarah

Dog Paradise

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

5 repeat clients
17 reviews

"Sarah was great with Dax! She took him to play at parks and took him on walks. Was also very sweet with him and sent me photo up dates! Dax can't wait to sta... (more)"

10. Stacey

Your dog's home away from home

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78704

5 repeat clients
14 reviews

"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)"

11. Michael

Fun in the Hills

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78704

14 repeat clients
25 reviews

"I left my 2 dogs(one of which was a 4.5 month old puppy) with Michael for 4 nights while out on vacation. Michael was awesome, and I would definitely recom... (more)"

12. Lex

Active Couple Living on Greenbelt!

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78704

3 repeat clients
5 reviews

"Lex was great! She took the dogs on a hike the day we dropped them off and sent tons of pictures. I'd for sure use her again to watch our pups! (more)"

13. Kimberly

Young BC Owner With Yard

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78704

3 repeat clients
9 reviews

"My pup and I loved Kimberly and her dog Max. When I brought him over, I could tell my little guy was immediately comfortable and happy. Kimberly sent me some... (more)"

14. Brudge

Focused, business-like. Caring.

Hancock, Austin, TX, 78751

1 repeat client
9 reviews

"Brudge is FABULOUS!!! Perfect sitter! He is kind, sweet and patient. He sent me tons of pictures and daily updates- I was gone over a week. He played and ex... (more)"

Confirmed President's/ Valentine's Day Availability
15. Alison

Responsible Couple w/ Safe Backyard

Mlk, Austin, TX, 78723

2 repeat clients
9 reviews

"Loved how easy-going the whole process was and how warm Alison and Ty were when meeting and taking care of Clark. I have no doubt he had a great time with t... (more)"

16. Sarah

Your dog will be my best friend!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

"Sarah was a fantastic sitter! My dog came home exhausted which is a good indicator that she had fun. Sarah took excellent care of my dog and was great at com... (more)"

17. Lee

Holly Neighborhood dog haven

Holly, Austin, TX, 78702

5 repeat clients
22 reviews

"To say that Lee is outstanding is an understatement. He has taken amazing care of my pups while I'm traveling... providing a home away from home. Lee also ta... (more)"

18. Chrissy

WOOF! Come play with us!

Austin, TX, 78703

1 repeat client
6 reviews

"Chrissy was fantastic with Hudson!!! She has a dog his size so the two played non-stop, my dog slept for days after his stay with her. She sent TONS of pic... (more)"

19. Chelsea

Ruff-Tastic Time!

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

11 repeat clients
25 reviews

"Chelsea was the perfect sitter for my dog Bernie. During his stay, she updated me daily with pictures of Bernie having the best time. Her response time is su... (more)"

20. Gaby

COLLEGE STUDENT WHO LOVES DOGS!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

5 repeat clients
18 reviews

"I'm beyond grateful for Gaby! She was the perfect pet sitter and very very very friendly, patient and sweet. I couldnt be happier. We love her! (more)"

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Austin Humane Society

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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.

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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.



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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.

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