House Sitting in Austin

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

1. Caitlyn

Crazy Dependable Animal Lover

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Caitlyn was great! Responsive and attentive to my guys. Webster had a great time! (more)"

2. Bailey

From tiny to giant, I love 'em all!

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Bailey was so great with my babies! She sent me pictures and kept me well informed on how they were doing. Next time I need a sitter I will use Bailey again! (more)"

3. Mercedes

I'll treat your pet like its my own

Downtown, Austin, TX, 78701

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

"Mercedes has an innate love for animals and very responsible. She cared for our dog when I traveled for work. Our dog was older and required special care, Me... (more)"

4. Bessie

APA trained for Nervous Pups

Hancock, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"We were so happy to find Bessie! Our dog, Milkshake, has separation anxiety and follows a specific routine to manage it. Bessie is a natural calm presence ar... (more)"

5. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

22 repeat clients

"Rebecca did a great job house-sitting Grover for us this past weekend. She sent pictures and kept us updated on his situation, and he was calm and happy when... (more)"

6. Rachel

11 years of pet care experience!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 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)"

7. Jordyn

Unlimited treats and belly rubs <3

Saint Edwards, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Jordyn was awesome! She took Zoey to Zilker Park and played with her. We got picture updates the entire time. My smallest dog, Daisy, just had surgery and Jo... (more)"

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8. Claire

I strive for happy pets!

Saint Edwards, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Claire has been a patient and devoted pet parent as long as I have known her. She often worries about the wellbeing of her pets, sometimes to the point that ... (more)"

9. Jake

Trustworthy and timely young adult!

Austin, TX, 78746

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Jake did a great job with my three girls while we were gone. Upon my return, my home was spotless and the dogs were happy but very relaxed. Jake must have ... (more)"

10. Jilli

Dogs are my JAM

Downtown, Austin, TX, 78701

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Jilli took great care of Poncho while I was away and sent me daily updates! (more)"

11. Jana

Vet Clinic Mngr Loves Quirky Pets

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"My rating is 5 gold stars x's infinity! For all of you nervous first timers on Rover, dogs with quirky behavior, and owners who consider their pets their chi... (more)"

12. Luke

The Puppy Messiah

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

7 repeat clients

"Luke is the best. I knew this from the beginning, as his profile is clear and our first meet-and-greet revealed a wonderful, intelligent, educated real, live... (more)"

13. Kelli

I'll treat your dog like my own

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Kelli is a dog whisperer! She is honest, trustworthy, and loves my fur baby like her own!!! I have known Kelli for years and she has always been an animal l... (more)"

14. Emilie

Dogs are the best part of my day.

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Emilie looked after Belmont for the better half of a week. She sent us very detailed updates and a number of pictures as well. She took excellent care of our... (more)"

15. Heather

Student looking to love on dogs

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I've recommended Heather to multiple dog owners in the past to look after their pups, and she's always been phenomenal! She really just loves dogs and wants ... (more)"

16. Katie

Grew up with animals my whole life!

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Katie grew up with dogs, cats, rabbits and fish. She adopted a special needs cat that has thrived under her care. She is detailed oriented and truly loves an... (more)"

17. Sydney

Love dogs of all shapes and sizes!!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

1 repeat client

"Sydney is everything you want in a dog sitter- responsible, kind, and flexible. I will highly recommend her to anyone needing some help! (more)"

18. Carol

Responsible young adult!

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

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

1 repeat client

About: Growing up in Houston my parents definitely allowed me to have a wide variety of pets from dogs, cats, goats, bunnies, and even horses. I loved eve... (more)

19. Caroline

Grad student who misses her dog fix

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Caroline was great! She was a master at caring for our three 100-pound one-year-old pups--which is no small job. She kept them on schedule with food/walks/an... (more)"

20. Holly

Reliable Pet Nanny/Runner/Cuddler

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Holly stayed at our house for 10 days. She left our pets happy and healthy and our house as we left it. I would trust her again. (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.