Dog Boarding in Austin

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

1. Andrea

Long-time dog-lover from Barcelona!

Galindo, Austin, TX, 78704

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

43 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)"

2. Ginger

Loving Dog Mom!

Galindo, austin, TX, 78704

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

1 repeat client

"Ginger is THE absolute best! I am so, so glad I found such a wonderful pup sitter. I was going out of town for the first time since adopting my pitty mix, So... (more)"

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3. Roberto

Dog Loving Couple!

Downtown, Austin , TX, 78701

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

2 repeat clients

"Great!! They took such good care of my dog Owen! They took him on long walks and sent me pictures and updates throughout his stay. I would definitely recomme... (more)"

4. 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

7 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)"

5. Erin

Dog Loving Family

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

17 repeat clients

"Erin and her family are truly an extension of your own! Our pups Beso & Coco have been fortunate enough to enjoy "stay-cations" at Erin's on multiple oc... (more)"

6. Tessa

Friendly and fun dog/human duo

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

3 repeat clients

"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)"

7. Lauren

Flexible and active dog mom!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

"Lauren was super friendly and very accommodating. Her schedule was fkexible, and made pickup/drop off times simple, especially if you have a tight flight sch... (more)"

8. Cassandra

Active, Works at Home, Fenced Yard!

South Lamar, AUSTIN, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

14 repeat clients

"This review should have been written long ago, but I got busy and forgot (sorry)! Cassandra was awesome with our two dogs-- they had so much fun playing with... (more)"

9. Leigh

At-home photographer & dog junkie!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

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

5 repeat clients

"Leigh took such great care of our dog, Rex! She was flexible when our travel plans changed, and kept us up to date during our time away with tons of photos a... (more)"

10. Rose

I'd LOVE to care for your Canine

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin , TX, 78722

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

1 repeat client

"Rose was awesome! She took great care of Cassie and sent lots of pictures and updates. Cassie had plenty of walks and hikes and we felt she got everything sh... (more)"

11. Gabby

Your puppies will be my babies!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

1 repeat client

"I dropped Ginger off for the day with Gabby. Ginger tends to be nervous and shy around new people but she did well with Gabby. I reached out to Gabby during ... (more)"

12. Chris

Smoke Free Home for Small Dogs

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin, TX, 78722

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

37 repeat clients

"I was worried about leaving our precious mutt in the hands of a stranger, but Chris set my mind at ease by the way he accepted our little girl and seemed to ... (more)"

13. Jennifer

Absolutely love dogs!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Jennifer was very easy to deal with and made dropping off and picking up Jack a breeze. She sent pictures to update how he was doing, and responded quickly a... (more)"

14. Tabitha

Mueller Small Dogs Only

Upper Boggy Creek, AUSTIN, TX, 78722

Dog Boarding

"Tabitha is awesome. My pups are my babies, and would not trust them with just anyone. She always communicated promptly and went out of her way to make me fee... (more)"

15. Claudia

Easy location and lots of love

Chestnut, Austin, TX, 78702

Dog Boarding

About: I have been a dog owner for 10+ years and currently own a 3 year old Weimaraner. Very mellow and loves making new friends! At my house your dog wil... (more)

16. MaKayla

Hey I'm MaKayla!

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78702

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

1 repeat client

About: Ever since I was born there was never less than two dogs in the house. I've always loved dogs and wish I could have my own but I am not yet able to... (more)

17. Caitlin

Dogs are my Happy Place

Rosewood, Austin, TX, 78721

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

"My dog Olivia had a terrific time with Caitlin. I was starting to think she wouldn't want to come home! Olivia loved having a yard to run around in, and ... (more)"

18. Nicole

Ill spoil your dog while youre away

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Nicole was great! She sent me lots of pictures and updates while my dog stayed with her and was very accommodating with pickup/drop off scheduling. Her dog O... (more)"

19. 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)"

20. Charlotte

Experienced College Animal Lover

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

Dog Boarding, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Couldn't have been more pleased. Received pictures and updates, and he seemed to be very comfortable. I had to extend the stay because of work demands, but C... (more)"

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Score: 89.18

Vet Availability: 89 (US Avg 40)

Pet Services: 94 (US Avg 58)

Parks and Fun: 92 (US Avg 57)

Quality of Life: 82 (US Avg 58)

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. 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.

eady 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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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.