House Sitting in Austin

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight in your home.

Available this weekend
1. Nicole

Grad Student who loves Doggy Breaks

Galindo, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Nicole did a great job. She kept in touch and sent videos and contacted me when my dog threw up to let me know she was ok and cleaned it up. She left the hou... (more)"

2. Rachel

Animals are way better than people!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Rachel was so sweet with our two dogs and cat. Our older dog is very nervous around new people, but quickly warmed up to Rachel. I will definitely use Rachel... (more)"

Available this weekend
3. Cole

Denver Dog Whisperer

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Cole was a fantastic sitter for Babka. He sent a lot of pictures and gave her enough exercise so she would sleep through the night. I'll definitely hire him ... (more)"

4. Emily

Four-legged loving pawsitive person

Hancock, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Upstate NY native who grew up with an ex-Iditdiaride husky and two cats. I have fostered shelter dogs in Atlanta for the past 4 years and enjoyed h... (more)

5. Zelda

Every dog is my favorite dog!

Windsor Road, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Zelda is devoted to her pets and all others. She is sensitive to their changing needs. She even does research on particular problems to help the animals in h... (more)"

6. Elena

Night or Day, Devoted Dog Lover!

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Elena watched our two boxers for a long weekend and she was great! The dogs liked her right away and she sent frequent photos and updates to keep us in the l... (more)"

7. Shelley

Central/Downtown Dog Lover

Holly, Austin, TX, 78702

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

16 repeat clients

"Shelley was just phenomenal. We were so glad to have found her on our first time using Rover. She stayed at our house and took care of all three dogs while w... (more)"

8. Elliott

My pup = my bff, let yours join too

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I moved into town Monday and was going to a work conference Saturday. Definitely not a lot of time to get my dog comfortable at a boarders. This was my first... (more)"

9. Adrianne

Compassionate & Mature Pet Care

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Adrianne was absolutely awesome with our two dogs. She stayed in our home and took care of our two furry "offspring" for almost two weeks... pampering them ... (more)"

10. Kristin

Walker/Sitter in Holly Neighborhood

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Kristin was a wonderful house sitter! She was quick to respond to all of my questions and clearly took great care of our dog and chickens. We came home to a ... (more)"

11. Ida

Experienced and reliable dog lover!

Upper Boggy Creek, Austiin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"Ida did an amazing job with our puppy and leash-reactive foster dog. We got lots of updates. Ida also recommended a different walking apparatus for the puppy... (more)"

12. Andrea

Writer, outdoor fiend, + dog lover

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Andrea did a great job looking after our pet family when we were out of town! We came home to a clean house and happy dogs. We'll definitely have her Housesi... (more)"

13. Joel

Your dogs have a friend in me.

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

16 repeat clients

"Joel house sat for me and watched my dog and cat, Chloe and Ivy, during a recent weekend away. They had a great time with him! Joel was very communicative an... (more)"

14. Caitlin

Puppy Pal

Parker Lane, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Caitlin has taken care of my 4 year old pug several times, and I always feel so comfortable leaving him in her care. She takes care of all of his dietary nee... (more)"

15. April

Loving Attitude/Lots of Experience

Saint Edwards, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"April was right on time and wonderful with Papi. We were so grateful for her service. (more)"

16. Vicky

Flat rate for all your pets!

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78702

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

19 repeat clients

"Vicky was the perfect dog sitter, she went to see Samba when requested and always sent a note or picture to reassure me. I hope to be requesting her next tim... (more)"

17. Jennifer

Absolutely love dogs!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Jennifer is awesome! She took great care of Princeton and Ozzy and sent me photo's throughout her stay with them. I would highly recommend Jennifer! (more)"

18. Jessie

Part-time experienced dog sitter

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Going out of town and leaving your dog in someone else's care is never easy, but anytime Jessie was able to take care of my dog, Chaka, I always felt at ease... (more)"

19. Bianca

Austin native, outward bound :)

Chestnut, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Bianca is amazing with animals! She was such a joy to be around, and I will definitely be using her again. Anytime my friends mention needing a dog sitter, I... (more)"

20. Megan

Doggy loving extraordinaire!

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Megan is not only dependable and responsible, she is a dog whisperer! Megan watched my Labrador three days a week for about two years and I never once had a ... (more)"

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When it comes to house sitting, pet 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.
House sitting doesn’t have to be expensive—in fact it’s probably a lot more affordable than you think. You’ll quickly find that there’s a house sitter on Rover for just about every price range and lifestyle.

No matter where your travels take you—from a cross-country business trip to an exotic vacation across the world, or a weekend trip through the countryside—it’s easy to find and book a trustworthy dog sitter on Rover who can’t wait to watch your dog. Your dog will get plenty of snuggles and personalized care when you book with a house sitter on Rover. It’s truly luxury boarding, because your dog isn’t locked in cage at a kennel, they’re relaxing in your home 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. The best part? No more end-of-trip treks to the kennel to pick up your dog—they’ll be there waiting at your door with tails wagging to greet you the moment you come home.

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.