House Sitting in Highland, Austin

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

1. Ida

Experienced and reliable dog lover!

Upper Boggy Creek, Austiin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

26 repeat clients

"Ida did an amazing job with our puppy and leash-reactive foster dog. We got lots of updates. Ida also recommended a different walking apparatus for the puppy... (more)"

2. Colin

Keeping your critters comfy

Austin, TX, 78754

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

7 repeat clients

"Colin and Kayla are SO awesome. One of the best Rover experiences we've ever had! They're great communicators, responsible, kind, left our house just as they... (more)"

3. Michelle

Will treat your dogs like family!

austin, TX, 78752

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Michelle was a blessing. We had only gotten Clifford the night before and was worried about leaving him for a few hours for a holiday party. Michelle was ve... (more)"

4. Rachel

11 years of pet care experience!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 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. Melanie

Former Vet Tech and Zoo Keeper

Highland, Austin, TX, 78752

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"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)"

6. 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)"

7. 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)"

8. Nowlin

Dogs say they love me!

Crestview, Austin, TX, 78757

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"He was nice, responsable and responsive. (more)"

9. Alexandria

Cat Lady gone to the Dogs

Georgian Acres, Austin, TX, 78753

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Wonderful experience, this was our first time using Rover and we couldn’t be happier with Lexi. Our dogs love her and we look forward to her sitting for Wall... (more)"

10. Zelda

Every dog is my favorite dog!

Windsor Road, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"Zelda is awesome. She came prior to Sunny's care of a meet and greet and she kept us informed daily on the visit including great pictures. Zelda was respe... (more)"

11. 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)"

12. Alexandra

Looking to make four-legged friends

North Loop, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Alex was a very responsible and great caretaker of our two puppies when we went out of town. She sent great pictures of the stay, and was responsive to all o... (more)"

13. Kate

Experienced, Reliable Sitter

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Kate for over two decades and I can personally attest to her kind and caring approach to working with animals. She has taken care of my family's... (more)"

14. Mary

Love the dogs and I have the time

Mueller, Austin , TX, 78723

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

3 repeat clients

"Mary took wonderful care of our elder and partially infirmed dog. She is responsible, attentive and as a retired nurse has both the experience and affinity t... (more)"

15. Elise

I'm a super pooper scooper!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Elise was awesome to grab for a last minute overnight sit! She arrived promptly the following morning even with the short notice and communicated with me thr... (more)"

16. Ashley

Dogs make a magical world.

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

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

About: I have had the pleasure of having dogs for the majority of my life. I love the lifestyle Austin provides for dogs and their people so you can often... (more)

17. Taylor

Hyde Park Dog Charmer!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor was great--both our animals (dog & cat) were well cared for. She was communicative and friendly and we were very happy with her help. (more)"

18. Monica

Energetic & responsible dog-lover!

Brentwood, Ausin, TX, 78757

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

1 repeat client

About: I am an extremely hard worker who has always loved and been around dogs since I was a baby. Not only that, but I have never gotten frustrated or sc... (more)

19. Andrea

Dog lover-Respects owner's commands

Rosedale, Austin, TX, 78756

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Andrea is amazing, and we will definitely be asking her to watch Kendall again in the future. She updated us consistently throughout the weekend and sent pic... (more)"

20. Veronica

Reliable, loving, attentive.

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Veronica messaged us regurally and was great with the dogs! (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.