Dog Boarding in Austin

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight at your sitter's home.

1. Cassandra

Active, Works at Home, Fenced Yard!

South Lamar, AUSTIN, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

10 repeat clients

"Cassandra really helped us out with a last minute booking and took great care if Tex. She kept us updated throughout his stay with some great photos and made... (more)"

2. Kathleen

not taking new clients at this time

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

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

28 repeat clients

"Kathleen, once again, sent me photos and updates on a regular basis during my trip to ensure me that my dogs were safe and happy. It wasn't long and she had ... (more)"

3. Andrea

Long-time dog-lover from Barcelona!

Galindo, Austin, TX, 78704

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

38 repeat clients

"Firstly, I was completely nervous about having to leave my dog with a stranger. But after doing the meet and greet with Andrea, all that went away. She was e... (more)"

4. Paige

Young Dog-Loving Couple

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

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

2 repeat clients

"Paige, Eric and Hula did a fabulous job taking care of Lola and Dahlia. Although I was away for almost two weeks, I knew my girls were well taken care of wit... (more)"

5. Jessie

Active, fun, dog friend

North Loop, Austin, TX, 78751

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

1 repeat client

"Jessie was very communicative while we were gone. If there was an issue with our dog, she promptly called us and let us know, and she was sure to ask the rig... (more)"

6. Jennifer

Frequent walks & lots of snuggles!

Triangle State, Austin, TX, 78751

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

2 repeat clients

"Jennifer was great and her dog Hank was a perfect friend for Weetzie. The dog run at her apartment is awesome and she does three walks a day. We'll be callin... (more)"

7. 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

4 repeat clients

"Mary was great from beginning to end. She was ready bright and early to receive Pekas, and kept me updated throughout the day with cute photos and highlights... (more)"

8. Savannah

Lover of animals, hardworking, kind

Downtown, Austin, TX, 78701

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

"Savannah is very reliable. I would highly recommend her to take care of any animal I own. Savannah has worked for me before and I would definitely have her ... (more)"

9. Gabby

Your puppies will be my babies!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"Gabby was great! She had a meet-and-greet with me and my pup, Roofus, before I went out of town. She also sent photos of Roofus every day to let me know how ... (more)"

10. Michael

Fun in the Hills

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

32 repeat clients

"Mike is wonderful. He treated Lucy like his own, even allowing her to join his dogs sleeping on his bed. I loved receiving photos & videos and let me tell yo... (more)"

11. Tessa

Friendly and fun dog/human duo

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

1 repeat client

"Tessa was awesome! Took in my dog for almost a week and half- took him for long walks on the greenbelt, and sent me pics and updates! Didn't have any issue w... (more)"

12. Emily

Just a huge animal lover

Parker Lane, Austin, TX, 78741

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

1 repeat client

"Emily was awesome with our pups! Would definitely use her again (more)"

13. Caitlin

Dogs are my Happy Place

Rosewood, Austin, TX, 78721

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

"Caitlin was great! She responded quickly to my request and set up a meet and greet immediately. I could tell she was a dog person. Sent me photos throughout ... (more)"

14. Tyler

Active dog loving couple

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

Dog Boarding

"Tyler and Chloe were amazing with Buddy. We were out of the country for 10 days and Buddy was so well taken care of. I was sent pictures and updates too. ... (more)"

15. Brittney

Nothing like a girl and her dog

Hancock, Austin, TX, 78705

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

1 repeat client

"Britney was very sweet and accommodating! She took excellent care of our large black lab and also our orange fluffy cat, even though we booked her kind of la... (more)"

16. Brudge

Focused, business-like. Caring.

Hancock, Austin, TX, 78751

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

13 repeat clients

"Brudge was awesome!! He sent a lot of pics and videos throughout the stay. And he has a huge back yard and took her on a lot of walks, so she got plenty of e... (more)"

17. Gabriel

Would you do it for a Scooby Snack?

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

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

4 repeat clients

"Gabriel was a great sitter for my dog! He was prompt on responses to messages, sent texts and picture updates while we were gone. I will definitely be using ... (more)"

18. Erin

Dog Loving Family

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

14 repeat clients

"Erin and her family were great. My dogs did very well at her house. Erin sent me pics... I hope to send the pups to see Erin again when I need a pet sitter.... (more)"

19. Amanda

Big Or Small. I Love them all!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

2 repeat clients

"We had a great experience leaving our puppy with Amanda. We met ahead of time in a park so they could meet. We left for a week and got photos texted to us da... (more)"

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20. Jennifer

Absolutely love dogs!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Jennifer was great. Parysh seemed really happy when we picked her up. Jennifer took Parysh for walks and even gave her some medication. Jennifer sent picture... (more)"

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When it comes to dog boarding, dog 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. You can also browse profiles, read reviews, and check us out on Yelp. The cost of dog boarding in Austin may surprise you—in a good way. That’s because there’s a dog sitter on Rover for nearly every price range and lifestyle. Curious about how much it you can expect to pay for overnight boarding on Rover? Check out our average dog sitting rates to get an idea before you start a conversation with a sitter.

No matter what your schedule looks like—a business trip across the country, a tropical vacation across the world, or a weekend excursion across the state—you’ll find a trustworthy dog sitter on Rover who can’t wait to watch your dog. Your dog will love the in-home boarding experience they’ll get with a sitter on Rover. It’s truly luxury boarding, because your dog isn’t locked in cage at a kennel, they’re lounging on the couch 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.

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.

Ready to get started? Finding your dog’s perfect match is simple: just type in your zip code, choose dog boarding as your service, browse local sitter profiles near you, and get a conversation started with someone who seems like a great fit.

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Sit a Dog, Save a Life lets you raise money for local dogs-in-need by doing something you do already: asking your neighbors to watch your dog instead of leaving them in a kennel. Many Rover sitters in Austin donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits through Sit a Dog, Save a Life. When you book with a sitter who has the Rover Donation Badge on their profile, you're helping dogs in need, right here in Austin.

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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.