House Sitting in Downtown, Austin

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

1. Hannah

Caring yet outgoing with all pets!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Hannah was fantastic with our pup, Eddy! We were visiting from out of town and in need of a last minute sitter. Hannah to the rescue! She was very responsive... (more)"

2. Kylie

I trust dogs more than most humans

Rosewood, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I grew up with a family dog, my BFF "Rookie", and have been around dogs of friends and family my whole life. Have assumed responsibility for dogs o... (more)

3. 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)"

4. 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)"

5. Lauren

Tailored Pet Care

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"My husband and I went out of town for a week and Lauren was so attentive to our boy! She gave us daily feedback with photos of their adventures. Her main con... (more)"

Available this weekend
6. Savannah

Dogs rule & cats drool (not really)

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Savannah is such a beautiful soul with an amazing love and passion for animals. She understands dogs so much more than I have ever seen anyone else, and I wo... (more)"

7. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 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)"

8. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"I will definitely book Sadie again! I returned from a two day trip to find my dogs calm and although they were happy I was back I could tell Sadie had been v... (more)"

9. Autumn

Reliable and Loving Pet Sitter

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 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)"

10. Sara

Your dogs new best-friends!

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

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

7 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)"

11. Jennifer

Stay At Home Dog Lover

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Jennifer watched my Weimaraner Scout (who, as most of the breed so happens to be, was quite neurotic). She is an absolutely wonderful dog person. Great with ... (more)"

12. Stavros

I'll snug a pug, or train your dane

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hi, While away on a 5-day vacation with my wife, Stavros Coates walked and tended-to our family dog. He was recommended through a close connection at Taur... (more)"

13. Lynn

My Passion is Dogs!

Parker Lane, Austin, TX, 78741

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

"Lynn is my favorite puppy babysitter! She is so great with my Miley. Sometimes Miley can be anti social but Lynn did a great job getting her socialized and M... (more)"

14. Taylor

Hyde Park Dog Charmer!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor was great--both our animals (dog & cat) were well cared for. She was communicative and friendly and we were very happy with her help. (more)"

15. Elise

I'm a super pooper scooper!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Elise was a fantastic sitter for our 2 dogs. It was our first time using Rover and Elise truly impressed. She's responsible, communicative, friendly, and I k... (more)"

16. 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)

17. Lindsay

Enthusiastic, energetic & reliable

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Great stay, again! We arrived home to find our dog happy and comfortable, like we'd never left. Lindsay is responsible and thorough in her care, highly recom... (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 is amazing. This was the second time he stayed with our girls (two dogs and a cat) and we couldn't be happier. Both were extended stays and not only d... (more)"

19. Kristin

Walker/Sitter in Holly Neighborhood

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 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)"

20. Caitlin

Dogs are my Happy Place

Rosewood, Austin, TX, 78721

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

"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.