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1. Avery

Dog loving pre-vet major!

Holly, Austin, TX, 78702

"Avery was amazing! She was kind, excited to take care of my pup, Hudson, and provided daily updates and pics of their adventures. Hudson had a great time hik... (more)"

2. Emily

Responsible energetic experienced

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

"Emily watched Paxton for a couple days recently. He seemed to be very content when I picked him up and I believe he had a great time with Emily and her pup. ... (more)"

Confirmed Christmas Availability
3. Mindy

Lots of love for your pup!

Pleasant Valley, austin, TX, 78741

"Left my Toda from Saturday morning until Sunday. She was great at sending me pictures and he seemed to be having more fun there with Daisy (her other dog sh... (more)"

4. Gaby


West University, Austin, TX, 78705

"Gaby was fantastic! A last minute business trip meant I needed to find a pet-sitter ASAP. Gaby was extremely accommodating with our schedule to drop off an... (more)"

5. Cara

Dog loving couple close to dog park

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

"Lacy spent two days with Cara and Trevor and their dog Cali. When she finally came home she was wiped out. Judging from that behaviour that can only mean o... (more)"

6. Heather

Active & loving S. Austin couple

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

"Heather took great care of my little Layla. She sent pictures every day, so I could see that she was having a good time with her new friends. I will definite... (more)"

7. Gabrielle

Work-at-Home Dog Lover, Daily Walks

Riverside, austin, TX, 78741

"I would without question not only leave my dog in Gabrielle's care, I entrust her completely that if there was an emergency and my dog was in her care I know... (more)"

8. 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)"

9. Lee

Holly Neighborhood dog haven

Holly, Austin, TX, 78702

"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)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
10. 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)"

11. Edward

Call me Scooter, I love dogs

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

"Edward is a great guy who loves animals. He has been a loyal friend to me for the past 5 years and I'd trust him in a heartbeat to take care of my dog, who I... (more)"

12. Jacqueline

Austin, TX Pet Lover!

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

"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)"

13. Michael

Fun in the Hills

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78704

"After looking for years for a good dog sitter I finally found one. Michael treated my dogs as if they were his own and it was such a relief. His house is gre... (more)"

14. Amanda

Fun, Happy Home... with Bassets!

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78704

"Amanda was attentive and loving to our dog, who has some socialization issues. We loved the daily picture updates and even more than that, we loved feeling l... (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
15. Shannan

Loving Dog family near park

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

"WOW! Shannan is super and my Gabriel, who really doesn't like other people, loves her and her wonderful family. My return flight was cancelled and I really a... (more)"

16. Kimberly

Young BC Owner With Yard

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78704

"Kimberley took my reservation last minute for the 4th of July and was very flexible in scheduling a drop off and pick up. She was creative and involved with ... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
17. Lauren

Experienced, Loving Sitter!

Rmma, Austin, TX, 78703

"Lauren and her family were wonderful hosts and caretakers for our pets. Not only did they care for our two dogs, they came over to our house every day to fee... (more)"

18. Isabella

Home is where the dog is!

West University, austin, TX, 78705

"I can't explain how happy I was with the care that Isabella gave my sweet Winnie. I got pictures all throughout Winnie's time with her which was really nice ... (more)"

19. Debbie

Your Dog Will Feel Right at Home!

Austin, TX, 78746

"Debbie was an incredible host for Winston! She was easy to communicate w/ and she took great care of him. I would highly reccomend Debbie to sit for your pup! (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
20. Mike

Come join the fun!!

Dawson, Austin, TX, 78704

About: Our dog, Daisy came to us from a shelter in Virginia. With lots of love and attention, Daisy has blossomed into a energetic and healthy pup who lov... (more)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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, 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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