House Sitting in Central East Austin, Austin

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1. Luke

The Puppy Messiah

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

7 repeat clients

"For the several years I've known him, I have been impressed with Luke's skill in dealing with dogs, large and small, well-trained and not-so-well-trained. He... (more)"

2. Bessie

APA trained for Nervous Pups

Hancock, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"We were so happy to find Bessie! Our dog, Milkshake, has separation anxiety and follows a specific routine to manage it. Bessie is a natural calm presence ar... (more)"

3. Rachel

11 years of pet care experience!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Rachel stayed at the house for one night to watch my pup and it couldn't have been a better experience! I came him to a happy dog and a house that looked lik... (more)"

4. Autumn

Reliable and Loving Pet Sitter

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 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)"

5. Rebecca

Loving Care For Your Pup!

Windsor Park, Austin, TX, 78723

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Rebecca was calm, friendly, engaging, and engaged with us and with our pup, Porthos! She provided Porty with great companionship, cuddles, and play while we ... (more)"

6. Katie

Experienced, Caring, and Adaptable!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Katie was amazing and so sweet with our little guy, Oscar. We were in town for a brief time and realized we couldn't leave Oscar alone in the hotel because ... (more)"

7. Sarah

Dogs are my anti-drug.

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I honestly could not think of a better person for this. I have had Sarah come to the emergency room to get my keys and take care of my dog for me while I was... (more)"

8. Thien-Y

Thien-Y's Puppalooza

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

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

27 repeat clients

"Thien-Y was amazing! My dogs LOVED her. She sent me pictures and updates on my little pups all evening. When I got home Sunday afternoon, my apartment was cl... (more)"

9. Caitlyn

Crazy Dependable Animal Lover

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Caitlyn was great! Responsive and attentive to my guys. Webster had a great time! (more)"

10. Bryana

Urban Pup Care

Central Austin, Central Austin, TX, 78705

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

15 repeat clients

"Bryana was an excellent sitter for us over a weekend when we were away. She came multiple times a day and kept us informed about how Macy was doing, and sent... (more)"

Available this weekend
11. Jessica

Vet Nurse Experience for 10+ years

Govalle, Austin, TX, 78702

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

"I am a small animal veterinarian and I have had Jessica care for all my animals frequently over the last 8 years. She has taken care of both of my dogs, 2 ca... (more)"

12. Holly

Reliable Pet Nanny/Runner/Cuddler

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Holly stayed at our house for 10 days. She left our pets happy and healthy and our house as we left it. I would trust her again. (more)"

13. Emma

Walks, yards and adventures!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

About: Hey all! My name is Emma and I am a college senior living in a house with a large yard in a very pet-friendly area. I grew up caring for a golden r... (more)

14. Emilie

Dogs are the best part of my day.

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Emilie is great! I appreciated how quick she replied to my sitter request. At the meet and greet she asked lots of good questions that showed how much she ca... (more)"

15. Alexis

Dependable ATX dog lover!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"Alexis was amazing! She sent updates and photos of my sweet, old guy, Hank. She managed his complex medication schedule (he is a seizure dog) and took excell... (more)"

16. Dakoda

Relaxed and Empathetic

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

2 repeat clients

About: In the amount of time I've been alive, my family has always cared for dogs (and other animals). This extended experience through my formative years... (more)

17. Alaina

Never met a dog I didn't like

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"Alaina would make wonderful dog caregiver. She has been a dog sitter for friends and family members on vacation on several occasions. Alaina loves anima... (more)"

18. Joel

Your dogs have a friend in me.

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

18 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)"

19. Jilli

Dogs are my JAM

Downtown, Austin, TX, 78701

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Jilli was amazing! She sent tons of updates and photos throughout the weekend - she was responsive and tidy. (more)"

Available this weekend
20. Caitlin

Dogs are my Happy Place

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78721

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

1 repeat client

"Caitlin is the BEST pet caregiver there ever was! Our dog is super weird and has a hard time warming up to strangers. Caitlin knows how to work with dogs and... (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.