House Sitting in Austin

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1. Jansen

Your dog needs a walk!

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78701

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"I would totally recommend to anyone to let Jansen watch their sweet furbaby. He is great with ALL animals and they seem to really like him too. My dog Max u... (more)"

2. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

15 repeat clients

"Rebecca gave me peace of mind at a time that I was in desperate need. My dogs were so happy when I came home and I know they were well taken care of. (more)"

3. Hannah

Caring yet outgoing with all pets!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Hannah was fantastic with our pup, Eddy! We were visiting from out of town and in need of a last minute sitter. Hannah to the rescue! She was very responsive... (more)"

4. Luke

The Puppy Messiah

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

7 repeat clients

"For the several years I've known him, I have been impressed with Luke's skill in dealing with dogs, large and small, well-trained and not-so-well-trained. He... (more)"

5. Rachel

11 years of pet care experience!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Rachel stayed at the house for one night to watch my pup and it couldn't have been a better experience! I came him to a happy dog and a house that looked lik... (more)"

6. Kristina

Let me take care of your pup!

North Loop, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I highly recommend Kristina to care for your fur babies! We've had her stay overnight in our home on many occasions to care for our sweet Pekingese Maltese.... (more)"

7. Tyler

Lots of time to care for your pups!

North University, Austin, TX, 78704

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

About: My name is Tyler and should share with all my pet owners out there how much of an animal lover I am. I have a desire to put my work ethic and commo... (more)

8. Bryana

Urban Pup Care

Central Austin, Central Austin, TX, 78705

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

13 repeat clients

"Bryana is such a dog lover!!! She has always cared for animals with such a gentle heart. She's been working with dogs for years now. She is a very loyal, tru... (more)"

9. Lisa

Love dogs - will travel

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, 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)"

10. Suzie

Attentive, loving, and active!

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78746

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Suzie has taken excellent care of my dog, Annie, many times. Annie is very wary of new people and has a lot of "quirks," but she loves Suzie! Suzie is super ... (more)"

11. Thien-Y

Thien-Y's Puppalooza

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

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

27 repeat clients

About: I moved from the DC area in 2012 and have always grown up with and loved dogs! I enjoy going on walks with dogs, whether it's on Shoal Creek Trail,... (more)

12. Adorah

Pet sitter in SoLa!

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78704

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

7 repeat clients

"Adorah was friendly, easy to get in touch with, and super sweet to my dog while I was out of town! I was so grateful to meet Adorah on my first Rover experi... (more)"

13. Anushka

"Be who your dog thinks you are!"

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"Anushka is the best! She knows her stuff and our pup, Marley, loved her! This was our first time having someone come to our place to watch Marley and we coul... (more)"

14. Sara

Your dogs new best-friends!

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

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

7 repeat clients

"Sara and Shade were so great! They were very flexible with some of my changing plans and sent many photos. The best part is that she lives in the complex beh... (more)"

15. Autumn

Reliable and Loving Pet Sitter

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"Autumn was great, my dog barely even noticed I was gone and he usually is pretty nervous to be alone so that means he was well taken care of. Not to mention ... (more)"

16. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Sadie came over prior to me leaving to meet my dogs and interact with them. She gave me updates throughout the day and they seemed relieved. Her knowledge an... (more)"

17. Lauren

Tailored Pet Care

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"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)"

18. Lindy

Your beloved doggy will be loved like my own! :)

Hancock, Austin, TX, 78705

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

1 repeat client

"Lindy is my daughter and grew up with dogs at home. She had a 4.0 freshman year at OK State and has transferred to ACC and will start at UT in January. She... (more)"

19. Yulissa

Your dog's other best friend

University Of Texas, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Yulissa watched my dog while I was away for the weekend and was so great! I reached out several hours before I was supposed to leave and she responded within... (more)"

20. Kristin

Walker/Sitter in Holly Neighborhood

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"We left our dog in the capable hands of Kristin while we were away for the holidays, and came back to a very happy, healthy pet! Our trip was unexpectedly ex... (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.