House Sitting in Barton Hills, Austin

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

Available this weekend
1. Olivia

Responsible, caring canine lover!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Olivia is my sister (I promise I'm not biased) and she is a very caring person. We grew up with our Bichon Frise so she is very comfortable around dogs. Oliv... (more)"

2. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"I will definitely book Sadie again! I returned from a two day trip to find my dogs calm and although they were happy I was back I could tell Sadie had been v... (more)"

3. Jasmine

I've got a soft heart for animals.

Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Jasmine has such a calm spirit and my dogs immediately loved her! She's very responsive and took such amazing care of my pups and my home. I highly recommend... (more)"

4. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Rebecca gave me peace of mind at a time that I was in desperate need. My dogs were so happy when I came home and I know they were well taken care of. (more)"

5. Seanna

trustworthy reliable and caring

Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"As soon as I met Seanna I loved her! She has an adorable son as well and my pets loved both of them! She took very good care of Lambchop and Marlowe! She ... (more)"

6. Rebecca

Full Time Pet Sitter

Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

24 repeat clients

"My husband and I just moved to GA from Connecticut and we really don't know too many people . We reached out to Rebecca to care for our pets so we could go ... (more)"

7. Samantha

Forever a pet lover!

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Samantha has both walked and sat for our dog Major. She is friendly, communicative, and organized. We regularly trust Samantha with Major's care when we're o... (more)"

8. Rachel

Dog Obsessed College Student

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: Throughout my entire life my family has always had at least 3 dogs (if not more) in the house. I fed them daily, took them on walks and hikes, let... (more)

9. Irene

Trustworthy, friendly pet lover!

South Lamar, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Irene was wonderful with our two furry children, Hugo and Luna. We were going away abroad and had several requests for Irene such as picking and dropping the... (more)"

10. Lisa

Love dogs - will travel

Galindo, Austin, TX, 78704

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Lisa was amazing! We can't thank her enough for taking care of our pups while we we're away. She had no problem taking on the additional tasks of medicating... (more)"

11. Elliott

My pup = my bff, let yours join too

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I have been an active user of Rover for the last 3 years and have met some really great caregivers for my dog Skye but Elliott has been the best . Elliott s... (more)"

12. Jessie

Part-time experienced dog sitter

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Jessie is great - my pup and kitty are happy and healthy. She took great care of the house. (more)"

13. Brianne

Active dog lover with free time!

Dawson, Austin, TX, 78704

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

"Brianne was great! Responsible, communicative, and knowledgeable. (more)"

14. Sara

I love all dogs- big or small!

South Lamar, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"My husband and I are new to the area and I had been stressing a ton about finding someone to take care of our dog Mitzy. She's a rescue who was not well soci... (more)"

15. Ashley

dog loving couple w/ fenced park!

East Congress, Austin, TX, 78745

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

2 repeat clients

"Ashley was wonderful! Sent us photo updates of our pup a few times each day. She took great care of our girl (more)"

16. Erin

Respectful, Friendly, and Reliable

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Erin was very professional and courteous. Ancho seemed very relaxed and happy, usually she's hyper after a sitter stay. I appreciate that everything in the h... (more)"

17. Jesse

*Professional Pet-Sitting Couple*

South Manchaca, Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"My girl had fun with Jesse and he kept me in the know every time they did something! I knew she had fun because she was just her cute self when I arrived hom... (more)"

Available this weekend
18. Mary

Caring friend for your best friend!

West Gate, Austin, TX, 78745

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

"Mary's love for animals shows through every time she takes care of ours. She not only makes sure their needs are met, but builds trust and relationships with... (more)"

19. Autumn

Reliable and Loving Pet Sitter

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Autumn is great! I had to make last minute plans to go pick up my car which had broken down the weekend prior while travelling (when I first booked Autumn), ... (more)"

20. Allie

Friendly pet-loving Austinite

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

4 repeat clients

"Allie is great. She's great with our little Gus and his complicated routine. And she's super responsive -- we always knew what was up. We could really enjoy ... (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.

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.