Dog Boarding in Austin

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

1. Ali

My first word was "dog!"

Austin, TX, 78703

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Ali is a great dog sitter. She understands what it takes to make a dog safe and happy. Ali went through 20 hours of training at an animal shelter to become... (more)"

2. Sara

Your dogs new best-friends!

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

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

6 repeat clients

"Sara and Shade treat Sasha wonderfully, and she loves staying with them and their dogs. I receive pictures and texts, and they even dropped her off at my hom... (more)"

3. Kathleen

your furbabies will be happy w/me!

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

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

26 repeat clients

"Kathleen is amazing! Not only did she help me out last minute, she treated my Bernie like one of her own. He even made some friends with her sweet chihuahua. (more)"

Available this weekend
4. Andrea

Long-time dog-lover from Barcelona!

Galindo, Austin, TX, 78704

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

29 repeat clients

"Indy was so well taken care of! I almost didn't think he would want to leave he was having such a fun stay! Andrea and Nicky provide another home for Indy wh... (more)"

5. Michael

Fun in the Hills

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

31 repeat clients

"Michael is AWESOME! Our 8 month old Aussie, Marty, has stayed with Michael on several occasions the past few months and always has a great time! As happy as ... (more)"

6. Tracey

I'm All About Pet-Working!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Tracey took excellent care of Walter during his last stay last week. I was lucky she was able to accommodate my last-minute request DURING the holidays! Yo... (more)"

7. Victoria

A canine stay-cation!

Saint Edwards, AUSTIN, TX, 78704

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

1 repeat client

"My 2 dogs received top care and social attention. Victoria treated my boys like they were her own. While I was away she sent me pictures and a brief descript... (more)"

Available this weekend
8. Austin

Dog lover, Responsible, Respectful

Austin , TX, 78703

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

"Austin has watched my puppy on multiple occasions, and let me tell you, he is amazing! When I got home I could tell my dog had been well cared for and loved ... (more)"

Available this weekend
9. Tyler

Active dog loving couple

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

Dog Boarding

"I've used several different Rover sitters, and Tyler and Chloe are the best ones I've ever had! They were so warm and friendly, and seemed super excited to h... (more)"

10. Jen

Dog Mama & Lover With Fenced Yard

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

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

"Jen was absolutely wonderful! Kept me updated every step of the way and was very flexible with scheduling. My dog had an absolutely great time and came back ... (more)"

11. Eren

Dogs are my reason to smile!

Galindo, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding

6 repeat clients

"Eren took wonderful care of our deaf and partially blind 14.5-year-old Westie, Chachi. We received pictures and updates daily, which made us feel good about ... (more)"

12. 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

"Gabriel and his girlfriend were fantastic!!! They took such great care of Maggie. She had such a fun time she didn't want to come home! They were extremely... (more)"

13. Erica

There isn't a dog I don't like.

Saint Edwards, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Erica was very accommodating with my schedule when a friend of mine had to drop off my pup for his stay. She was sure to send me photos to keep me updated th... (more)"

14. Erin

Dog Loving Family

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

12 repeat clients

"Erin was great! She took my dog on very short notice and was flexible when my pick up plans had to be changed. She gave me updates and even sent me a pic. I ... (more)"

Available this weekend
15. Cassandra

Active, Works at Home, Fenced Yard!

South Lamar, AUSTIN, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

4 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)"

16. Danielle

I am loving and nurturing.

Galindo, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Danielle was awesome w my 2 shih tzu's. She was very responsive and great with my 10 yr old who needed daily meds. (more)"

17. Kelley

Dogs are sunshine!

Chestnut, Austin, TX, 78702

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Kelley is the best dog sitter in Austin. Django loves going to her house, she sends pics, and it seems like he gets a lot of exercise when he's there. 10/10,... (more)"

18. Lindyn

Perfect for Petite Pups

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

"Lindyn was great! She sent me so many pictures of my dog throughout the night and treated him as if he was her own! My dog is very shy and timid and I could ... (more)"

19. Tessa

Friendly and fun dog/human duo

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

"We booked last minute and Tessa was very accommodating. We also might have needed to extend Buddy'a stay and Tessa was very willing to work with us to make t... (more)"

20. Amanda

Big Or Small. I Love them all!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"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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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.

We're proud to be supporting over 200 nonprofits across the country, including:

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.