House Sitting in Highland, 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

7 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. Kylie

I trust dogs more than most humans

Rosewood, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I grew up with a family dog, my BFF "Rookie", and have been around dogs of friends and family my whole life. Have assumed responsibility for dogs o... (more)

3. Colin

Keeping your critters comfy

Austin, TX, 78754

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

9 repeat clients

"Colin and Kayla were absolutely fantastic. They took great care of my girls and sent lots of good pictures. Their daily reports made me confident that my dog... (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 stayed at the house for one night to watch my pup and it couldn't have been a better experience! I came him to a happy dog and a house that looked lik... (more)"

5. Stavros

I'll snug a pug, or train your dane

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hi, While away on a 5-day vacation with my wife, Stavros Coates walked and tended-to our family dog. He was recommended through a close connection at Taur... (more)"

6. Nowlin

Dogs say they love me!

Crestview, Austin, TX, 78757

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

About: I grew up with dogs and have dog sat for many years. I am a very responsible person and will go the extra mile to do a great job. I am very or... (more)

7. Mandy

Offering Services For Multiple Pets

Austin, TX, 78753

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Overall great experience. Highly recommend Mandy to anyone (more)"

8. 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)"

9. 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

4 repeat clients

About: Is your dog in need of special care? Does he have health issues? Aggressive issues? Has he been abused in the past or do you just want to give him ... (more)

10. Taylor

Hyde Park Dog Charmer!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Tidy house, happy pets, lovely lady! I'd recommend her but you're only allowed to hire her to look after your pets when we aren't headed out of town, otherw... (more)"

11. Elise

I'm a super pooper scooper!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Elise was a fantastic sitter for our 2 dogs. It was our first time using Rover and Elise truly impressed. She's responsible, communicative, friendly, and I k... (more)"

12. Anna

Prof. singer & lover of all animals

Brentwood, Austin, TX, 78757

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

3 repeat clients

"Anna was great with our 17 year old Max. She gave him all the love and care he needed while we went on vacation. Anna stayed at our house for a week and kept... (more)"

13. Alexandra

Looking to make four-legged friends

North Loop, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Alex took great care of our dog and two cats, and I think Ramona missed her after she left. Very thorough and took a lot of notes and let me know of any inci... (more)"

14. Michelle

Will treat your dogs like family!

austin, TX, 78752

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

14 repeat clients

"Michelle did a great job - I asked her to watch my pup for a couple of hours while I was at a Halloween party. She ended up staying an hour later than I aske... (more)"

15. 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)"

16. Teri

TLC Animal Lover For Your Beloved

Rosedale, Austin, TX, 78756

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

8 repeat clients

"We used Teri for 7 nights over the holidays and it went great! We have 2 dogs (one high energy and the other with special medical needs) and a neurotic cat. ... (more)"

17. 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)"

18. Veronica

Reliable, loving, attentive.

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

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

19. Amanda

Experienced dog lover

Crestview, Austin, TX, 78752

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Amanda was wonderful and sent me updates every day. She's very sweet and I would definitely recommend her! (more)"

20. Carrie

Teacher, writer, taco lover

Crestview, Austin, TX, 78757

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Carrie is a next-level dog person. Attentive and responsible, I'd trust her with my pets any day. She is a whiz at snapping photos of happy pups, and she is ... (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.