House Sitting in Hyde Park, Austin

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

1. Chelsea

Less Sitting, More Action!

North Shoal Creek, Austin, TX, 78757

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 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. 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. 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)"

4. Bryana

Urban Pup Care

Central Austin, Central Austin, TX, 78705

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

13 repeat clients

"Bryana did an amazing job. My dog was hale and happy when I returned from my trip. (more)"

5. Pam

Dog Lover Before I Could Walk

Austin, TX, 78731

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Pam has been around animals of all types since her birth. Her family has all been home to a variety of dogs and cats as well as some birds. Pam's mother is a... (more)"

6. Lindy

Your pup 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)"

7. Vicky

Flat rate for all your pets!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

22 repeat clients

"Vicky took great care of my pup and sent lots of photos!! My dog is notoriously hard to give pills to, but Vicky managed it. They took a few field trips and... (more)"

8. Rebecca

Loving care for your pup

Windsor Park, Austin, TX, 78723

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Your dog will love spending time with Rebecca! She is a patient, energetic, and safety-conscious caregiver. She is mindful of dogs' wants and needs, and is a... (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. Caitlyn

Crazy Dependable Animal Lover

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

About: Hi my name is Caitlyn. I am currently a Senior at Iowa State university majoring in Forestry and Animal Ecology. I am looking for a side job! As of... (more)

11. 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)"

12. Carrie

Teacher, writer, taco lover

Crestview, Austin, TX, 78757

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Carrie is great with all the puppers! She loves dogs, and is a very reliable and conscientious dog-sitter. I'm sure that if her corgi, Butters, could type, s... (more)"

13. Alexandra

Looking to make four-legged friends

North Loop, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 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. Joel

Your dogs have a friend in me.

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

18 repeat clients

"Very pleased. First time rover.com user. Joel went above and beyond our expectations. Friendly, asks the right questions, experianced. He stayed at our place... (more)"

15. 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)"

16. Yulissa

Your dog's other best friend

University Of Texas, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Yulissa was a great dog and cat sitter for our 4 animals. She sent regular pictures and took them on several walks over the weekend. I would definitely have ... (more)"

17. Nora

Experienced and Reliable Sitter!

Rosedale, Austin, TX, 78756

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"Nora is the BEST!!! She loves our fur-babies and they love her!! So happy we found her! She always takes such good care of our babies, sends lots of photos a... (more)"

18. 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)"

19. Cody

Loves long walks with your dog

Triangle State, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Cody was very reliable and Leia my dog was very happy when i got back. I will use Cody again for future dog sitting. (more)"

20. Arlene

Enthusiastic Dog-Lover!

Triangle State, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have never met anyone who loves dogs as much as Arlene. Whether it is dog sitting for a friend that is out of town or greeting every dog at a bar when we a... (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.