Dog Boarding in Austin

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight at your sitter's home.

1. Kathleen

not taking new clients at this time

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

28 repeat clients

"Kathleen did a great job with little Blu! He stayed with her and her dogs Lucy and Cupcake for more than 2 weeks while I was away and I felt peaceful and sec... (more)"

2. Andrea

Long-time dog-lover from Barcelona!

Galindo, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

38 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. Cassandra

Active, Works at Home, Fenced Yard!

South Lamar, AUSTIN, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

9 repeat clients

"Cassandra was great! I enjoyed getting lots of pictures and check-ins from her when we were out of town. It looked like our dogs had an amazing time! (more)"

4. Tessa

Friendly and fun dog/human duo

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"We booked last minute and Tessa was very accommodating. We also might have needed to extend Buddy'a stay and Tessa was very willing to work with us to make t... (more)"

5. Mary

Love the dogs and I have the time

Mueller, Austin , TX, 78723

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Mary was great from beginning to end. She was ready bright and early to receive Pekas, and kept me updated throughout the day with cute photos and highlights... (more)"

6. Lynne

Miss 'em when traveling? I get it!!

Mlk, Austin, TX, 78721

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

47 repeat clients

"Lynne was a great sitter and took awesome care of our puppy, Bailey. She sent us daily updates with pics and made sure Bailey's stay was very comforting. Bai... (more)"

7. Tyler

Active dog loving couple

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

Dog Boarding

"Tyler and Chloe were amazing with Buddy. We were out of the country for 10 days and Buddy was so well taken care of. I was sent pictures and updates too. ... (more)"

8. Paige

Young Dog-Loving Couple

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Paige was great! She kept me up to date on how much fun Kaizer was having during his stay. She really put me at ease with taking care of him. (more)"

9. Jessie

Active, fun, dog friend

North Loop, Austin, TX, 78751

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Jessie was very communicative while we were gone. If there was an issue with our dog, she promptly called us and let us know, and she was sure to ask the rig... (more)"

10. Michael

Fun in the Hills

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

32 repeat clients

"Michael is the best! My dog actually gets visibly excited - wagging his tail, squiggling around, barking- when we pull up to Michael's house. It makes drop o... (more)"

11. Elizabeth

WFH, CPR cert, solo board option

North Loop, Austin, TX, 78751

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

5 repeat clients

"Elizabeth was great! Very accommodating with drop-off and pick-up times. Was very attentive with care instructions. Kept us updated with picture messages. E... (more)"

12. Danielle

I am loving and nurturing.

Galindo, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"I would highly recommend a stay with Danielle. She was very accommodating to my last minute travel changes. My dog came home happy and well-cared for after h... (more)"

13. Caitlin

Dogs are my Happy Place

Rosewood, Austin, TX, 78721

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Caitlin has been a regular walker / sitter for my beloved best friend & loyal companion Samwise (yes, that one :) for several months now. She has always be... (more)"

14. Emily

Just a huge animal lover

Parker Lane, Austin, TX, 78741

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Emily was awesome with our pups! Would definitely use her again (more)"

15. Jansen

A fun and caring visit!!

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78701

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"I would totally recommend to anyone to let Jansen watch their sweet furbaby. He is great with ALL animals and they seem to really like him too. My dog Max u... (more)"

16. Gabby

Your puppies will be my babies!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Gabby was great! She had a meet-and-greet with me and my pup, Roofus, before I went out of town. She also sent photos of Roofus every day to let me know how ... (more)"

17. Gabriel

Would you do it for a Scooby Snack?

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Gabriel and his girlfriend were fantastic!!! They took such great care of Maggie. She had such a fun time she didn't want to come home! They were extremely... (more)"

18. Tracey

I'm All About Pet-Working!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Tracey was awesome! She was able to accommodated a last minute stay. She kept me up to date with what Kaizer was doing; going to the dog park, out to Zilker,... (more)"

19. Amanda

Big Or Small. I Love them all!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Amanda took great care of my dog. She was prompt to reply to any questions I had. My dog received such great care with Amanda. I would definitely recommend her! (more)"

20. Ari

Fun Loving and Hard Working

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding

3 repeat clients

"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)"

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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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Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Austin donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Austin.

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Austin is one of the best cities in the US to have a dog! Check out our list of Austin and the other most dog-friendly cities in the summer, or read our head-to-head comparison of owning a dog in Portland vs Austin.