Dog Boarding in Austin

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

1. Andrea

Long-time dog-lover from Barcelona!

Galindo, Austin, TX, 78704

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

41 repeat clients

"Andrea was an excellent dogsitter for Trudy. She showed a great deal of care as if Trudy was her own dog and explained thoroughly how she cared for dogs in h... (more)"

2. Ginger

Loving Dog Mom!

Galindo, austin, TX, 78704

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

1 repeat client

"I contacted Ginger for a dog walking service first. She and Sasha instantly hit it off. Ginger was super communicative with me and loving toward my one-eyed ... (more)"

3. Roberto

Dog Loving Couple!

Downtown, Austin , TX, 78701

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

2 repeat clients

"I really appreciate that they were able to help me take care of my pup. I would recommend having them watch over your furry ones whenever you need help. (more)"

4. 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

6 repeat clients

"Mary is amazing! I have used her for boarding and doggy daycare and I can't say enough great things. My pup always comes home worn out after a long day of pl... (more)"

5. Cassandra

Active, Works at Home, Fenced Yard!

South Lamar, AUSTIN, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

14 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)"

6. Caitlin

Dogs are my Happy Place

Rosewood, Austin, TX, 78721

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

"Caitlin was great! She was quick to respond to messages and flexible and easy to schedule our meet and greet and stay. I felt very comfortable leaving our fu... (more)"

7. Gabby

Your puppies will be my babies!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

1 repeat client

"I dropped Ginger off for the day with Gabby. Ginger tends to be nervous and shy around new people but she did well with Gabby. I reached out to Gabby during ... (more)"

8. Erin

Dog Loving Family

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

16 repeat clients

"Erin and her family were great with Fozzi. He is a very active young dog and he had a great time. Looking forward to another opportunity to have Erin host F... (more)"

9. Rose

I'd LOVE to care for your Canine

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin , TX, 78722

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

1 repeat client

"Rose was awesome! She took great care of Cassie and sent lots of pictures and updates. Cassie had plenty of walks and hikes and we felt she got everything sh... (more)"

10. Leigh

At-home photographer & dog junkie!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

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

5 repeat clients

"Leigh took such great care of our dog, Rex! She was flexible when our travel plans changed, and kept us up to date during our time away with tons of photos a... (more)"

11. 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)"

12. Tracey

I'm All About Pet-Working!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Tracey took excellent care of Walter during his last stay last week. I was lucky she was able to accommodate my last-minute request DURING the holidays! Yo... (more)"

13. Tessa

Friendly and fun dog/human duo

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

3 repeat clients

"Tessa was awesome! Took in my dog for almost a week and half- took him for long walks on the greenbelt, and sent me pics and updates! Didn't have any issue w... (more)"

14. Jennifer

Absolutely love dogs!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"I need a dog sitter last minute and Jennifer was quick to respond! She was very flexible with drop off and pick up times. MiaTia enjoyed her stay! Will defin... (more)"

15. Tabitha

Mueller Small Dogs Only

Upper Boggy Creek, AUSTIN, TX, 78722

Dog Boarding

"Tabitha is awesome. My pups are my babies, and would not trust them with just anyone. She always communicated promptly and went out of her way to make me fee... (more)"

16. Bowe

Fenced-in backyard & dog park trips

Dawson, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

About: I am a true dog-lover at heart. I grew up around dogs, I have former breeders in my family, and have been a dog-owner for 8 years. I work from home... (more)

17. Nicole

Ill spoil your dog while youre away

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Nicole was great! She sent me lots of pictures and updates while my dog stayed with her and was very accommodating with pickup/drop off scheduling. Her dog O... (more)"

18. Samantha

Animal loving activist/Student

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"Samantha was great! Tucker absolutely loved her. She made sure to send me numerous pictures and updates about Tuck, which was very comforting. He came back e... (more)"

19. Chris

Smoke Free Home for Small Dogs

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin, TX, 78722

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

37 repeat clients

"Chris was great! He was always responsive and made sure our Charlie was well taken care of! She looked better than when we dropped her off! Thanks Chris! (more)"

20. Charlotte

Experienced College Animal Lover

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Charlotte is very kind and friendly. She is easy to make arrangements with and coordinate changes as needed. My dog got lots of attention and she sent me pho... (more)"

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Score: 89.18

Vet Availability: 89 (US Avg 40)

Pet Services: 94 (US Avg 58)

Parks and Fun: 92 (US Avg 57)

Quality of Life: 82 (US Avg 58)

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. 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.

eady 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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