House Sitting in Govalle, Austin

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1. Jansen

Your dog needs a walk!

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78701

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"While at my home to walk the standard poodles, Jansen watched as I had to take my long-haired cat to a water faucet to wash his hind quarters. I said to Jans... (more)"

2. Luke

The Puppy Messiah

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

7 repeat clients

"For the several years I've known him, I have been impressed with Luke's skill in dealing with dogs, large and small, well-trained and not-so-well-trained. He... (more)"

3. Samantha

Best in Show! Energetic Dog Lover

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

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

"I was extremely lucky to find Samantha! Typically, I board Busker at local pet boarding facilities when I have a few days to schedule. Since this was a la... (more)"

4. Rachel

11 years of pet care experience!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Rachel was fantastic. Very bright and personable girl, and wonderful with my dog Yoki. We did a 'meet and greet' where she met Yoki, my elderly dad , and my ... (more)"

5. Tyler

Lots of time to care for your pups!

North University, Austin, TX, 78704

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

About: My name is Tyler and should share with all my pet owners out there how much of an animal lover I am. I have a desire to put my work ethic and commo... (more)

6. Bryana

Urban Pup Care

Central Austin, Central Austin, TX, 78705

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

13 repeat clients

"Bryana is an overqualified caretaker with the added benefit of being able to groom dogs. She's had years of experience working with dogs as a groomer and now... (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. Kristina

Let me take care of your pup!

North Loop, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Kristina has dog sat for my beagle Scout multiple times and is SO great!!! She's so reliable, friendly, and responsible. I really felt like I could trust her... (more)"

9. Anushka

"Be who your dog thinks you are!"

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"Anushka is the best! She knows her stuff and our pup, Marley, loved her! This was our first time having someone come to our place to watch Marley and we coul... (more)"

10. Lindy

Your beloved doggy will be loved like my own! :)

Hancock, Austin, TX, 78705

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

1 repeat client

"Lindy is my daughter and grew up with dogs at home. She had a 4.0 freshman year at OK State and has transferred to ACC and will start at UT in January. She... (more)"

11. 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)"

12. 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)"

13. Holly

Reliable Pet Nanny/Runner/Cuddler

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Holly is the best! She's very responsible, timely, and both dogs and kids love her! I strongly recommend her as a dog caregiver and/or walker. (more)"

14. Yulissa

Your dog's other best friend

University Of Texas, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Yulissa is amazing and did a wonderful job!! I would definitely use her again!! She sent frequent updates, cute pics, and was very timely with he drops ins.... (more)"

15. Kristin

Walker/Sitter in Holly Neighborhood

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Kristin took great care of my dog and cat--she stayed a few nights and when I came home they were happy to see me but also seemed very relaxed--a sign that K... (more)"

16. Tara

Active and Loving Grad Student

Govalle, Austin, TX, 78702

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

20 repeat clients

"Tara et al did a great job with the pups and taking care of the house. Two thumbs up!! (more)"

17. Joel

Your dogs have a friend in me.

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

18 repeat clients

"Joel was very helpful with my two dogs. He sent me updates how the dogs were doing while I was gone and was always available. I would book Joel again. (more)"

18. Luis

Energetic animal lover and dog pro

Martin Luther King-Hwy 183, Austin, TX, 78721

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

1 repeat client

"Luis was the perfect sitter to leave Shasta with. I had never left Shasta with someone I didn't know and was thus very nervous. Luis stayed in great communic... (more)"

19. Caitlin

Dogs are my Happy Place

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78721

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

1 repeat client

"Caitlin has been a regular walker / sitter for my beloved best friend & loyal companion Samwise (yes, that one :) for several months now. She has always be... (more)"

20. Lindsay

Enthusiastic, energetic & reliable

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Great stay, again! We arrived home to find our dog happy and comfortable, like we'd never left. Lindsay is responsible and thorough in her care, highly recom... (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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