House Sitting in Gateway, Austin

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

1. Jessie

Dogs Every Day

Austin, TX, 78759

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

19 repeat clients

"Jessie was great with our dogs! She verified expectations with me before hand which made for a stress free trip. She checked in as promised. My dogs actually... (more)"

2. Melanie

Former Vet Tech and Zoo Keeper

Highland, Austin, TX, 78752

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Melanie is so wonderful! My dog sitter had to cancel our house sitting agreement a week before I left and Melanie was so great in being able to take over for... (more)"

3. Sean

High Quality Pet Care You Can Trust

Austin, TX, 78729

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Sean was simply great! He was available immediately to do a meet & greet with our dogs when we first requested him well in advance of our needs and they too... (more)"

4. Carol

Petiite Pet Pamperer

Austin, TX, 78731

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Carol is an amazing person and is so sweet and soulful. Very kind and caring and took fantastic care of my babies! I will ask for her again! (more)"

5. Abbey

I love all the dogs!

Austin, TX, 78731

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Abbey was great! We needed somebody last minute when we went out of town for Thanksgiving. She was immediate to respond, and came over the next day to meet ... (more)"

6. Tressa

10-year veterinary technician!

Brentwood, Austin, TX, 78757

House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Along with taking good care of my dogs and cat, Tressa came in "above and beyond" when my motorcycle tipped over (due to rain and un-solid ground) She took ... (more)"

7. Alexandria

Cat Lady gone to the Dogs

Georgian Acres, Austin, TX, 78753

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Lexi was a dream come true for us! Having recently moved to Austin with no network in place to watch our animals, we tried Rover and have been exceedingly ha... (more)"

8. Charlotte

A Responsible, Animal-Adoring Gal.

Austin, TX, 78727

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Charlotte took excellent care of our precocious dobie tween, two kitties, and house while we were overseas for three weeks. Since we only had spotty cell and... (more)"

9. Lauren

schnauzer owner and lover dogs!

North Burnett, Austin, TX, 78758

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

About: At home all day, very flexible with walking times and styles. I've owned schnauzers my whole life and have a special affinity to small dogs. I have... (more)

10. Ann

I've never met a dog I didn't love!

Austin, TX, 78731

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Ann was extremely helpful and accommodating with her stay with my pup. Made me feel like she was in great hands. Hope I can book her again next time! (more)"

11. Blanca

Dogs bring comfort & joy

Austin, TX, 78729

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

7 repeat clients

"First time using Blanca and she was fantastic! Did things we didn't even think to ask her to do for our fur baby! She kept is updated our baby was doing duri... (more)"

12. Isabela

Latina, outgoing, caring.

Austin, TX, 78727

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"She is the best with dogs She puts the dogs always before her and she is always worry for them. She will always take care of a dog as if it was her child (more)"

13. Lillian

Leave Your Dog In Good Hands!

North Austin, Austin, TX, 78758

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

44 repeat clients

"Lillian was a great dog sitter! This was my first time using Rover and she addressed all my concerns. Will definitely come back to Lillian in the future. The... (more)"

14. Hannah

For The Love Of Dogs

Austin, TX, 78727

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

4 repeat clients

"Hannah did a great job pet/house-sitting for us while we had a long weekend out of town. Our dog & cat were well cared for and she gave us updates and we f... (more)"

15. Katelynn

UT Grad that loves all doggies! :)

austin, TX, 78727

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

About: I am a recent UT Austin grad with a degree in Public Health. I've owned 3 miniature schnauzers, one of which I personally raised and trained from 8... (more)

16. Jennifer

ABA therapist dog lover.

austin, TX, 78731

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jennifer was amazing! She was available last minute for a long holiday stay. She updated me freqenutly, and took Nora on all of her holiday adventures. My do... (more)"

17. Charlotte

A happy, wagging tail is the best!

Austin, TX, 78759

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Charlotte came onto my team as I was managing a group of Account and Technical Support agents. Charlotte's willingness to dive into areas she wasn't familiar... (more)"

18. Brennen

Ecclectic, Energetic, Designer

North Burnett, Austin, TX, 78758

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

2 repeat clients

"Brennen was responsive, kept me updated and loved on my pups while I was away! (more)"

19. Jessica

North west hills sitter

Austin , TX, 78731

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Jessica dog/house sat for me for four nights and did an outstanding job. She provided daily updates and was very attentive to both dog and house matters. I h... (more)"

20. Alyssa

Spirited, spontaneous adventurer

North Shoal Creek, Austin, TX, 78757

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

1 repeat client

"Alyssa was fantastic, I will definitely rebook. My pups loved her. (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.