House Sitting in Gateway, Austin

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

1. Chelsea

Less Sitting, More Action!

Windsor Hills, Austin, TX, 78753

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Lucy has recently changed medication and food and can be a real stubborn dog. Chelsea did a great job making sure Lucy got her meds, and did a smart improvis... (more)"

2. Jessie

Dogs Every Day

Austin, TX, 78759

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

20 repeat clients

"Jessie is a great puppy sitter. The pups are well taken care of and super happy not to be stuck in the house all day. I highly recommend Jessie for any puppy... (more)"

3. Kaitlyn

Compassionate and fun animal lover!

Austin, TX, 78729

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Kaitlyn is a smart and strong woman. She will protect and defend family and friends, and she considers animals just about as much family and friend as she do... (more)"

4. Kenny

Experienced, Loving Sitter

Austin, TX, 78728

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Kenny was great. Even with our temperamental dog Diesel. I was very comfortable with kenny staying in our home. He made our get a way much more enjoyable... (more)"

5. Sean

High Quality Pet Care You Can Trust

Austin, TX, 78729

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 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)"

6. Rebecca

A peace of mind while you're away

North Austin, Austin, TX, 78758

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

2 repeat clients

"Thank you so much Rebecca! Communication was great and Puppers seemed well loved while we were gone! (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 did a great job taking care of my house and my three pups over the holidays. She keep me updated with texts and pics during her stay. The pups were sa... (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. Anna

Prof. singer & lover of all animals

Brentwood, Austin, TX, 78757

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

"Anna Cargill, or "Aunt Anna" according to my two pups, is one of the most caring, compassionate animal-lovers I know. I have two dogs (a poodle mix and a dac... (more)"

10. Abbey

I love all the dogs!

Austin, TX, 78731

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Abbey was everything I could have asked for in a sitter. This was the first time I used Rover and I was a little hesitant to leave Charlie with someone, but ... (more)"

11. Carol

Petiite Pet Pamperer

Austin, TX, 78731

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"We give Carol an A+ 5-star rating for service, professionalism, and caring attitude as a pet and house sitter. She was on-time, kept our house clean, and co... (more)"

12. 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)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
13. Amanda

I love wet noses and wagging butts!

Austin, TX, 78759

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amanda was amazing !!! Our dog Vito is having some health problems and Amanda ensure that he was well taken care of. She went above and beyond what we asked ... (more)"

14. Laura

Energetic, Responsible, Dog-lover!

Austin, TX, 78758

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Laura is an outstanding dog sitter that I highly recommend. She was great with our dogs throughout my trip and when my trip was extended she was flexible an... (more)"

15. Hannah

For The Love Of Dogs

Austin, TX, 78727

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

6 repeat clients

"Hannah M is amazing! My go-to person from now on. Benson adores her, she's great with updates and pictures, and holy cow - my house was even neater than I le... (more)"

16. Charlotte

A happy, wagging tail is the best!

Austin, TX, 78759

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Charlotte was so nice and friendly! Our Penelope was dealing with some severe anxiety issues because we left, but Charlotte took such good care of her. She ... (more)"

17. Jennifer

ABA therapist dog lover.

austin, TX, 78731

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"I can't say enough good things about Jennifer, even at the expense of her being so busy that she won't have time to sit for us next trip :-) Jen totally und... (more)"

18. Tara

Greenbelt Savvy Reliable Austinite

Austin, TX, 78759

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Very thankful for Tara's excellent care of our girls and our home. We have a thirteen year old lab, she requires quite a bit of extra effort. Tara was attent... (more)"

19. Pamela

Luxury+Loving+Comfort doggy care <3

Gateway, Austin, TX, 78759

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

"Left Ozzy for six days, Pamela took very good care of him like he was hers...felt safe with him (more)"

20. Del

Fun and Active dog lover!

North Austin, Austin, TX, 78758

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Del was awesome with my two boys. She kept me well informed with plenty of pictures, followed my instructions to the "T", and was very respectful of my home;... (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.