House Sitting in East Congress, Austin

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1. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

20 repeat clients

"Rebecca went above and beyond to make sure our pup Marfa was taken care of. She was communicative with us throughout our trip and we came home to a spotless ... (more)"

2. Bailey

From tiny to giant, I love 'em all!

Sweet Briar, Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Bailey was so great with my babies! She sent me pictures and kept me well informed on how they were doing. Next time I need a sitter I will use Bailey again! (more)"

3. Autumn

Reliable and Loving Pet Sitter

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 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)"

4. Thien-Y

Thien-Y's Puppalooza

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

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

27 repeat clients

"Thien-Y was super communicative before and during Evie's recent vacay with her. My pup had just gone through surgery a month earlier so I was especially happ... (more)"

5. Amanda

Passionate, Playful and Flexible!

Garrison Park, Austin, TX, 78745

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

4 repeat clients

"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. Sarah

Dogs are my anti-drug.

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I honestly could not think of a better person for this. I have had Sarah come to the emergency room to get my keys and take care of my dog for me while I was... (more)"

7. Emilie

Dogs are the best part of my day.

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Emilie is great! I appreciated how quick she replied to my sitter request. At the meet and greet she asked lots of good questions that showed how much she ca... (more)"

8. Sara

Your dogs new best-friends!

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

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

9 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)"

9. Caroline

Only the best for your dog!

Dawson, Austin, TX, 78704

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

"Caroline has been such a big help when I've gone on vacation or have had to make last minute trips for work. My dog, Tank, always comes home happy, clean, an... (more)"

10. Kasia

Kasia's South Austin Hideaway

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

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

11 repeat clients

"I was lucky enough to find Kasia for a very last minute trip out of town. I had tried communicating with another sitter on Dogvacay the day before and I cou... (more)"

11. Crystal

I love dogs! They love me! :)

Austin, TX, 78745

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

20 repeat clients

"I can not begin to explain how this experience was Crystal was amazing! We were worried to leave them for so long but she stayed in touch with us every day, ... (more)"

12. Amy

Dog lover & previous dog owner!

South Lamar, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amy is an amazing petsitter, she stayed in our house for few weeks and took care of of our dog and cat. We returned to relaxed and happy pets and found the h... (more)"

13. Liz

Cat & dog lover in South Austin

Parker Lane, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"A true "furry friend" enthusiast, Liz has a warm personality and is above-and-beyond dependable! I would definitely trust her to watch my pets in the future. (more)"

14. Allicen

Allicen's Paws and Retreat

Parker Lane, Austin, TX, 78741

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

9 repeat clients

"Allicen was very accommodating and a pleasure to work with. She kept my pup happy and entertained while I was gone and my apartment clean while she stayed th... (more)"

15. Katie

It's dog paradise! :)

Parker Lane, Austin, TX, 78741

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

1 repeat client

"Katie looked after my two dogs for 5 days (4 nights) while my wife and I were out of town. I have never been so at ease when away from my dogs as I was on th... (more)"

16. Cydney

Hyping your cat/dog up since 1992

Dawson, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Cydney is an excellent dog walker and pet sitter. I have three animals with very different character traits. I have an older dog, who likes her peace and qui... (more)"

17. Brianne

Active dog lover with free time!

Dawson, Austin, TX, 78704

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

"Brianne was great! Responsible, communicative, and knowledgeable. (more)"

18. Cole

Dog Person, No If, Ands, or Buts!

East Congress, Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Cole was great and did a wonderful job making sure my pup Lady was well taken care of! Definitely recommend him and will certainly be reaching out again for... (more)"

19. Jessica

Happiness is a warm puppy

Dawson, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Jessica did a great job watching Grover at our house last weekend. She met with us ahead of time, took great care of Grover, and communicated well during his... (more)"

20. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 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)"

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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.

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