House Sitting in Austin

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

1. 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)

2. Taylor

Dogs > People

Martin Luther King-Hwy 183, Austin, TX, 78721

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor is an excellent dog sitter. Not only does Taylor love pets, but she cares about their wellbeing. She cleans up after my dog, takes her on walks and pl... (more)"

3. Katie

I'm the greatest dog lover!

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78702

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Katie has been around Animals all of her life. She is very experienced in the love and care of family pets. She would be excellent to care for your pet! (more)"

4. Sydney

Love dogs of all shapes and sizes!!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"Sydney is the most loving person towards all pups! Always looking for every chance she can to watch her family and friends dogs, and they always come back s... (more)"

5. 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)"

6. Nora

Experienced and Reliable Sitter!

Rosedale, Austin, TX, 78756

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Nora was great! She sent so many pictures, updates, and videos of her stay with our pets. She came to meet our animals before booking the appointment to make... (more)"

7. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Sadie came over prior to me leaving to meet my dogs and interact with them. She gave me updates throughout the day and they seemed relieved. Her knowledge an... (more)"

8. Olivia

Responsible, caring canine lover!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Olivia is so sweet and caring towards my pup! She is happy to walk her even though my Buffy can be a handful and more than willing to help out whenever I nee... (more)"

9. 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)"

10. Rachel

11 years of pet care experience!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78702

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)"

11. 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)"

12. Erin

A Dog's Day Is Never Done!

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

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

"Erin has owned and taken care of dogs seemingly her entire life. She has taken care of ill and other dogs with special needs. Just since moving to Austin, Er... (more)"

13. 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)"

14. Ida

Experienced and reliable dog lover!

Upper Boggy Creek, Austiin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

22 repeat clients

"Ida has been a real blessing für our Dog and us. We have a very shy and fearful puppy and Ida knew exactly what to do to make her relaxed and comfortable. We... (more)"

15. 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)"

16. Mallory

Farmraised pup lover from Nashville

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mallory is comfortable with dogs. Period. Big dogs, little dogs, in between dogs ~ I've seen her work with all kinds and she handles them with authority and... (more)"

17. 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)

18. 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)"

19. Jenny

Registered Nurse who loves animals

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

20. Joel

Your dogs have a friend in me.

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"Joel did an exceptional job with our 2 dogs, 2 cats. Followed unusual dietary regime of raw food perfectly. Came home to happy dogs, clean kitchen, fresh s... (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.