House Sitting in Downtown, Austin

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

1. Erin

A Dog's Day Is Never Done!

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

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

"Erin has cared for all of my dogs and cats over the years and has treated them as though they were her own: in other words, they were treated like royalty. ... (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. Nora

Experienced and Reliable Sitter!

Rosedale, Austin, TX, 78756

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Nora was terrific to work with - she spent some time with us in advance for a meet & greet and I felt very comfortable that she would take care of our dogs a... (more)"

5. 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)"

6. 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)"

7. Olivia

Responsible, caring canine lover!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Olivia is my sister (I promise I'm not biased) and she is a very caring person. We grew up with our Bichon Frise so she is very comfortable around dogs. Oliv... (more)"

8. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Sadie was great. The pups were a bit rowdy given my extended absence but she did everything she could to ensure they were relaxed and happy. I would definit... (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. 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)"

13. Kristin

Walker/Sitter in Holly Neighborhood

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Kristin was a wonderful house sitter! She was quick to respond to all of my questions and clearly took great care of our dog and chickens. We came home to a ... (more)"

14. Samantha

Forever a pet lover!

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Samantha has both walked and sat for our dog Major. She is friendly, communicative, and organized. We regularly trust Samantha with Major's care when we're o... (more)"

15. 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)

16. Elliott

My pup = my bff, let yours join too

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, 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)"

17. 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)"

18. 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)"

19. Gabriel

Would you do it for a Scooby Snack?

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

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

"Gabriel is an excellent dog caregiver! I've seen him interact with his dog, Nina, very closely, and the level of care and attention he gives to her is just a... (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 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)"

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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.