House Sitting in Austin

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

1. Britney

Fun loving, energetic dog lover!

Bouldin, Austin , TX, 78704

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

"Britney is my go-to dog sitter! She is always there when I need her and she treats my dog as her own. I'm pretty sure my dog has more fun when I'm gone and s... (more)"

2. 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)"

3. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Professional and sweet. Luna and Willow were very well taken care of! She kept them on my schedule and followed all of my instructions. She also sent me freq... (more)"

4. Lisa

Love dogs - will travel

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, 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)"

5. 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)"

6. Hannah

Available Presidents' Day weekend!!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I can be reached very easily from 7am-3pm and from 6pm-12am. I am very calm with pets yet very outgoing, so your dog will definitely have fun on wa... (more)

7. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"My zoo really enjoyed having Rebecca staying with them while was gone on vacation! I felt good about it and Rebecca sent pictures to me everyday! The best ... (more)"

8. Kristin

Walker/Sitter in Holly Neighborhood

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Kristin was a wonderful house sitter! She was quick to respond to all of my questions and clearly took great care of our dog and chickens. We came home to a ... (more)"

9. Zelda

Every dog is my favorite dog!

Windsor Road, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"Zelda took care of our three pups for a few days while the boyfriend and I went on a much needed getaway, and she did an wonderful job! Three small yappers c... (more)"

10. Jenny

Registered Nurse who loves animals

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Jenny was great - very professional and courteous. She was available at short notice, responded quickly to all messages, showed up early and even stayed a li... (more)"

11. 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)"

12. 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)"

13. 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)"

14. Lauren

Tailored Pet Care

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"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)"

15. Joel

Your dogs have a friend in me.

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"Joel house sat for me and watched my dog and cat, Chloe and Ivy, during a recent weekend away. They had a great time with him! Joel was very communicative an... (more)"

16. Tatiana

love animals and taking care of 'em

Old West Austin, austin, TX, 78703

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

About: I grew up with dogs and was always the one to look after them. Being around animals lifts my mood and I love walks especially walks with a dog by m... (more)

17. Rachel

Dog Obsessed College Student

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: Throughout my entire life my family has always had at least 3 dogs (if not more) in the house. I fed them daily, took them on walks and hikes, let... (more)

18. Lisette

I can care for anything!

West University, austin, TX, 78705

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

1 repeat client

"Lisette did a great job with my dog. Arranged a meet and greet beforehand, followed my care instructions, and left my place nice and clean. Awesome job! (more)"

19. Vicky

Flat rate for all your pets!

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78702

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

20 repeat clients

"Vicky is wonderful! My dogs liked her immediately. Even my shy dog started following Vicky around right away. Vicky is on time, kind, and trustworthy. When I... (more)"

20. Jesse

I simply love dogs!

West University, Austin , TX, 78705

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

"Where to begin! Jesse was an INCREDIBLE sitter for us. Not only did he take our booking last minute after another sitter fell through, but he provided great ... (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.