House Sitting in Downtown, Austin

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1. Zelda

Every dog is my favorite dog!

Windsor Road, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Zelda was great! She was incredibly responsive and did a great job updating us on her stay. She sent plenty of pictures while we were gone. I highly recommen... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
2. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Great job watching my dogs and house-sitting while I was away. (more)"

3. Sara

Your dogs new best-friends!

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

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

5 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)"

4. Andrea

Dog lover-Respects owner's commands

Rosedale, Austin, TX, 78756

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Andrea is amazing, and we will definitely be asking her to watch Kendall again in the future. She updated us consistently throughout the weekend and sent pic... (more)"

5. Elena

Night or Day, Devoted Dog Lover!

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Dog Walking

15 repeat clients

"We could not be happier with Elena's stay. She kept in touch throughout her stay, took great care of our pup and even washed the sheets before she left. We... (more)"

6. Sara

Loving Licensed Veterinary Nurse!

Hancock, Austin, TX, 78751

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Sara is absolutely wonderful! She took great care of our very anxious doggy and left the house cleaner than how we left it for her. I HIGHLY recommend Sara!!!! (more)"

Confirmed Holiday Availability
7. 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)"

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. 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 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)"

10. Stephanie

Fairy dog-mother

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

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

"Stephanie is wonderful with dogs both big and small! She is a loving, caring, responsible individual who adores dogs! Stephanie is extremely trustworthy, rel... (more)"

11. Ida

Experienced and reliable dog lover!

Upper Boggy Creek, Austiin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 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)"

12. 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)"

13. Jessie

Part-time experienced dog sitter

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

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

14. 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

"Mary is "the dog whisperer" of austin. She loves dogs and will take great care of your animals. I haven't seen a dog that didn't follow Mary around and want... (more)"

Available this weekend
15. Shelley

Central/Downtown Dog Lover

Holly, Austin, TX, 78702

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

19 repeat clients

"Shelley was an absolute pleasure to work with! We have three older dogs (2 Labs and a Maltese), and we don't like boarding them anymore due to their age and ... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
16. Micaela

Loving, caring dog enthusiasts! :)

Riverside, Austin , TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Micaela is amazing!! She took such good care of our pups and was so kind and considerate of our home...left it in pristine condition! Our boys love her! S... (more)"

Available this weekend
17. Emily

Four-legged loving pawsitive person

Hancock, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Emily was great! I will definitely book her again and recommend her to others! (more)"

18. Kayla

Reliable pet lover and friend.

Riverside, Auston, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Im a dog lover through and through! Big or small they are all special to me individually. I have a year of experience helping dog sit and walk and ... (more)

19. Jenny

Registered Nurse who loves animals

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jenny is the ideal dog sitter. We've used her many times for our puppy Toby. He's stayed at her house and she's also stayed at our home to watch him. Timely,... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
20. Vicky

Flat rate for all your pets!

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78702

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

20 repeat clients

"Vicky took great care of my pup and sent lots of photos!! My dog is notoriously hard to give pills to, but Vicky managed it. They took a few field trips 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.