House Sitting in East Congress, Austin

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

1. 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)"

2. Seanna

trustworthy reliable and caring

Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Seanna is amazing and I'm so glad to have found her. She gives lots of updates and is so sweet! She is extremely respectful of your home and I will definitel... (more)"

3. Kelli

Puppy Cuddles at No Extra Charge

Sweet Briar, Austin, TX, 78745

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

"I am Kelli's neighbor . She has cared for and watched my dog on multiple times. Her dog is super sweet. Your dog will definitely come home tired. She's a go... (more)"

4. Rachel

Animals are way better than people!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

21 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)"

5. 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)"

6. Amanda

Passionate, Playful and Flexible!

Garrison Park, Austin, TX, 78745

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

2 repeat clients

"Amanda was wonderful! My cat Sebastian loved her (as evidenced by the frequent pictures she sent and basically a smile on the cat's face). She really cared a... (more)"

7. 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)"

8. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Rebecca is great! Lots of communication and pics! My dogs are happy and so am I! Thanks for the top notch service! We will definitely have you back! (more)"

9. Lynn

My Passion is Dogs!

Parker Lane, Austin, TX, 78741

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

"I have known Lynn for over a year and she is fantastic with dogs. Not only does she love her own dog more than nothing else, she is great with other dogs as ... (more)"

10. 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)"

11. Jennifer

Stay At Home Dog Lover

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Jen is such an animal lover! She is a great pet momma to her dog Lucy and she frequently comes over to feed and hang with my cat Wheeler even while having a ... (more)"

12. Lauren

Tailored Pet Care

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Lauren was everything my pets and I wanted and needed in a sitter! From the beginning she was flexible, fast and responsive, helping me out on extremely shor... (more)"

13. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 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)"

14. 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)"

15. J

I go above a beyond for your dogs

South Manchaca, Austin, TX, 78745

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"J provided great care for my little one and consistently sent me pictures and videos while I was away that brightened my day and gave me comfort to know she ... (more)"

16. 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)"

17. David

★Your Friendly Neighborhood Sitter★

Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

52 repeat clients

"This was our first time using David. He was responsive and took very good care of our two dogs. We received daily updates and pictures. We will definitely us... (more)"

18. Irene

Trustworthy, friendly pet lover!

South Lamar, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Irene was wonderful with our two furry children, Hugo and Luna. We were going away abroad and had several requests for Irene such as picking and dropping the... (more)"

19. 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)"

20. Duncan

Here 24/7 for your dog (or Cat)!

Saint Edwards, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Duncan took excellent care of my two dogs, Riley and Remi, while we had to leave for an evening trip. We had rented a house in Austin for the weekend, but ha... (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.