House Sitting in East Congress, Austin

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

1. Rachel

Animals are way better than people!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

15 repeat clients

"Rachel is a wonderful doggie care taker. My dog Scout adores her already. Rachel is prompt and professional. I know I don't have to worry about Scout bein... (more)"

2. 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)"

3. 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)"

4. Audrey

Energetic, outgoing, and friendly!

Parker Lane, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Audrey was great! Able to come meet the dogs the same day and even stayed an extra day when I didn't expect being gone as long. The stay was seamless and my ... (more)"

5. Jasmine

I've got a soft heart for animals.

Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Jasmine has such a calm spirit and my dogs immediately loved her! She's very responsive and took such amazing care of my pups and my home. I highly recommend... (more)"

6. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Rebecca gave me peace of mind at a time that I was in desperate need. My dogs were so happy when I came home and I know they were well taken care of. (more)"

7. Melanie

Vet Tech Available for the Holidays

Austin , TX, 78744

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

7 repeat clients

"Melanie does such a wonderful job taking care of our 3 dogs- we couldn't be happier! She sends regular updates and pictures that give us peace of mind. I hig... (more)"

8. Seanna

trustworthy reliable and caring

Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"seanna communicated frequently, sent photos and bonded well with my 2 boys. todd loved her son and was often watching over him. (more)"

9. Whitley

Nature Lovin' Dog Connoisseur

Austin, TX, 78744

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Whitley was a great doggy-sitter! I have 2 dogs, both around 65lbs, one of them which has some separation anxiety, and I could tell by all the pictures that ... (more)"

10. 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)"

11. 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)"

12. 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)"

13. 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)"

14. Sara

I love all dogs- big or small!

South Lamar, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"My husband and I are new to the area and I had been stressing a ton about finding someone to take care of our dog Mitzy. She's a rescue who was not well soci... (more)"

15. Ashley

dog loving couple w/ fenced park!

East Congress, Austin, TX, 78745

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

2 repeat clients

"Ashley was wonderful! Sent us photo updates of our pup a few times each day. She took great care of our girl (more)"

16. Erin

Respectful, Friendly, and Reliable

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Erin was great with getting runny adjusted to a new person and having a great weekend without us. Great communication and would definitely recommend. (more)"

17. David

★Your Friendly Neighborhood Sitter★

Austin, TX, 78745

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

49 repeat clients

"I would definitely recommend David to take care of your pets. David watched my dog and three cats and I never had a worry. He sent me updates and pictures ... (more)"

18. Sarah

East side sitter... Dogs love me!

Franklin Park, Austin, TX, 78744

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Sarah was so amazing! She braved an 8 night stay with our very energetic yellow lab for the first time we booked her. She kept us updated and was just super ... (more)"

19. Jesse

*Professional Pet-Sitting Couple*

South Manchaca, Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"My girl had fun with Jesse and he kept me in the know every time they did something! I knew she had fun because she was just her cute self when I arrived hom... (more)"

20. Irene

Trustworthy, friendly pet lover!

South Lamar, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: Hi, I'm Irene! I have a cat at home, so I will be traveling to you to provide your animals care! I do work longer hours on Tuesday, Thursday and Fr... (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.