House Sitting in Austin

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

1. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Professional and sweet. Luna and Willow were very well taken care of! She kept them on my schedule and followed all of my instructions. She also sent me freq... (more)"

2. Ida

Experienced and reliable dog lover!

Upper Boggy Creek, Austiin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

25 repeat clients

"This was my first time using Rover, and I am so glad it was Ida who took care of my pup. She held my hand through the entire process, was so sweet to my Lola... (more)"

3. Zelda

Every dog is my favorite dog!

Windsor Road, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"So far, Zelda has kept our fur baby in our home 3 times. She is fantastic and always sends pictures to keep us updated. Last weekend, during the freeze, she ... (more)"

4. Lisa

Love dogs - will travel

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

5. Rachel

11 years of pet care experience!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Rachel was fantastic. Very bright and personable girl, and wonderful with my dog Yoki. We did a 'meet and greet' where she met Yoki, my elderly dad , and my ... (more)"

6. 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)"

7. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"Rebecca was such a great dog and house sitter! She provided great care for our pup, sending frequent updates and even taking him to the vet to get his allerg... (more)"

8. Amber

dogs over people

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

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

2 repeat clients

About: I am a dog loving hairstylist that would love to make your dog feel right at home. I love all dogs, but would prefer they're potty trained. I have... (more)

9. Sara

Your dogs new best-friends!

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

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

6 repeat clients

"Sara and Shade were so great! They were very flexible with some of my changing plans and sent many photos. The best part is that she lives in the complex beh... (more)"

10. Kristin

Walker/Sitter in Holly Neighborhood

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"We left our dog in the capable hands of Kristin while we were away for the holidays, and came back to a very happy, healthy pet! Our trip was unexpectedly ex... (more)"

11. Jenny

Registered Nurse who loves animals

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Jenny was great - very professional and courteous. She was available at short notice, responded quickly to all messages, showed up early and even stayed a li... (more)"

12. Jessica

Happiness is a warm puppy

Dawson, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica loves and adores all pets! Her own cat, Bunny, can't get enough of her and she is pretty spoiled with lots of love and extra treats! Jessica is very ... (more)"

13. Elise

I'm a super pooper scooper!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Elise was awesome to grab for a last minute overnight sit! She arrived promptly the following morning even with the short notice and communicated with me thr... (more)"

14. Kate

Experienced, Reliable Sitter

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kate is most of all a very responsible person who you can always count on. She has watched our family dog many times and grew up taking care of other animals... (more)"

15. 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

3 repeat clients

"Mary took wonderful care of our elder and partially infirmed dog. She is responsible, attentive and as a retired nurse has both the experience and affinity t... (more)"

16. Autumn

Reliable and Loving Pet Sitter

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Autumn was great, my dog barely even noticed I was gone and he usually is pretty nervous to be alone so that means he was well taken care of. Not to mention ... (more)"

17. Joel

Your dogs have a friend in me.

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"When I returned home, Gracie looked up as content as if I had just been out for a few minutes. She's happy and relaxed, and I am, too. Joel sent updates an... (more)"

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18. Lauren

Tailored Pet Care

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lauren was everything my pets and I wanted and needed in a sitter! From the beginning she was flexible, fast and responsive, helping me out on extremely shor... (more)"

19. Tatiana

love animals and taking care of 'em

Old West Austin, austin, TX, 78703

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

About: I grew up with dogs and was always the one to look after them. Being around animals lifts my mood and I love walks especially walks with a dog by m... (more)

20. 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)

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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.