House Sitting in Riverside, Austin

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

1. Ida

Experienced and reliable dog lover!

Upper Boggy Creek, Austiin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

26 repeat clients

"Ida has been a real blessing für our Dog and us. We have a very shy and fearful puppy and Ida knew exactly what to do to make her relaxed and comfortable. We... (more)"

2. 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)"

3. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Sadie was great. The pups were a bit rowdy given my extended absence but she did everything she could to ensure they were relaxed and happy. I would definit... (more)"

4. 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)"

5. 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)"

6. Hannah

Available Presidents' Day weekend!!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Hannah was great. She went above and beyond and I will certainly request her again. (more)"

7. Elise

I'm a super pooper scooper!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Elise was a fantastic sitter for our 2 dogs. It was our first time using Rover and Elise truly impressed. She's responsible, communicative, friendly, and I k... (more)"

8. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 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)"

9. 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)"

10. Audrey

Energetic, outgoing, and friendly!

Parker Lane, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Audrey was great! Able to come meet the dogs the same day and even stayed an extra day when I didn't expect being gone as long. The stay was seamless and my ... (more)"

11. Kristin

Walker/Sitter in Holly Neighborhood

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 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)"

12. Ava

Fun loving, energetic, dog lover!

Downtown, Austin , TX, 78701

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

2 repeat clients

"Ava is an animal lover who respects a pet as much as she respects a person. She is loving and mindful. For her it is not only about watching the dog, but pro... (more)"

13. 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 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)"

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 did an exceptional job with our 2 dogs, 2 cats. Followed unusual dietary regime of raw food perfectly. Came home to happy dogs, clean kitchen, fresh s... (more)"

16. Brianne

Active dog lover with free time!

Dawson, Austin, TX, 78704

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

"Brianne was great! Responsible, communicative, and knowledgeable. (more)"

17. Sarah

Home Away from Home

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

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

10 repeat clients

"Sarah was a great dog/house sitter! She stayed at our home for an extended period while my wife and I were away on vacation and couldn't be happier. Commun... (more)"

18. Roxanne

Caring for you pets like my own.

Pleasant Valley, Austin , TX, 78741

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

3 repeat clients

"Roxanne took great care of my bull terrier while I was away for the week. She sent pictures and texts to update me and even got my nervous boy to snuggle wit... (more)"

19. 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

4 repeat clients

"Hello everyone! I wanted to write an appreciation post for Gabriel after always taking super awesome care of my little Westi Amelia! Gabriel and I have been ... (more)"

20. Jacob

Your dogs new best friend

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have 2 dogs of my own and have had 5 total in my life. That being said I know what it takes to care for and provide for a dog and knowing Jacob personally ... (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.