House Sitting in Downtown, 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

6 repeat clients

"Sadie was amazing! She was prompt in responding to my initial message and setting up a meet and greet. She arrived on time the day of our trip and sent lots ... (more)"

2. Rose

I'd LOVE to care for your Canine

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin , TX, 78722

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

"Hi all Rose looked after our dog Dobe a gorgeous much loved wire haired terrier. Dobe was an old girl and loved going for daily walks with Rose and Rose was ... (more)"

3. Adam

Loving & Professional Care

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"As a dedicated kennel technician and massage therapist at the oldest dog groom and board facility in Austin, we knew we could trust Adam to take care of our ... (more)"

4. Safi

BestBuddies Caring 4 Your BestBuddy

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I can't believe we didn't think of doing this sooner! Between the two of us we have owned and cared for over 9 dogs in our lifetime. We have a dee... (more)

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
5. Amanda

Passionate, Playful and Flexible!

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

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

1 repeat client

"Amanda was wonderful! We had not left our rescue dog, Marigold, with a stranger before and Amanda immediately put us and Marigold at ease. Marigold was poorl... (more)"

6. Sophia

ArchStudentThatWalksMoreThanMyMom

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"Sophia is an exceptionally caring person and committed dog enthusiast and lover. Her natural affinity for dogs shines through in her warm and compassionate p... (more)"

7. Rachel

11 years of pet care experience!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 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)"

Confirmed available next weekend (Mar 30 - Apr 02)
8. Lauren

Tailored Pet Care

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Lauren was simply amazing! This was our first time away from our newborn pup and she made us feel comfortable from the get go. She sent photos and notes ever... (more)"

9. Hannah

Available Presidents' Day weekend!!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: I can be reached very easily from 7am-3pm and from 6pm-12am. I am very calm with pets yet very outgoing, so your dog will definitely have fun on wa... (more)

10. Becca

Guru + Lover of all animals! <3

Govalle, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am new to Rover! My prices are low so I can build my client base :) I was raised in a house with dogs my entire life and now I own a giant one ... (more)

11. Lisa

Love dogs - will travel

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, 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)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
12. 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 was very helpful with my two dogs. He sent me updates how the dogs were doing while I was gone and was always available. I would book Joel again. (more)"

13. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"So far, Rebecca has been the best dog/house sitter I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. She sent me pictures of her and Inky playing almost daily while I... (more)"

14. Allison

Professional & Animal Enthusiast

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Allison is wonderful with big and small dogs, and she is super reliable and responsive. She sent pics daily and communicated about any concerns or questions.... (more)"

15. Taylor

Hyde Park Dog Charmer!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tidy house, happy pets, lovely lady! I'd recommend her but you're only allowed to hire her to look after your pets when we aren't headed out of town, otherw... (more)"

16. 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

5 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)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
17. Vicky

Flat rate for all your pets!

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78702

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

22 repeat clients

"Vicky was absolutely amazing! She took care of my pup all weekend, regularly sent updates and photos, and when it rained and my pup tracked in mud, she clean... (more)"

18. 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)

19. Jesse

I simply love dogs!

West University, Austin , TX, 78705

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

"Where to begin! Jesse was an INCREDIBLE sitter for us. Not only did he take our booking last minute after another sitter fell through, but he provided great ... (more)"

20. Erin

experienced n' reliable pet sitter

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"If you live in the Austin area and need a dog sitter or a house sitter you much contact Erin. She was wonderful. Totally competent and trustworthy. She even ... (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.