House Sitting in Riverside, Austin

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

1. Rachel

Animals are way better than people!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

15 repeat clients

"Rachel is EXCELLENT. Not only was she available on last minute notice to do a meet and greet (in traffic! for a visit less than 12 hrs away!), but Karl Malon... (more)"

2. Erin

A Dog's Day Is Never Done!

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Erin has cared for all of my dogs and cats over the years and has treated them as though they were her own: in other words, they were treated like royalty. ... (more)"

3. Sydney

Love dogs of all shapes and sizes!!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"Sydney is the most loving person towards all pups! Always looking for every chance she can to watch her family and friends dogs, and they always come back s... (more)"

4. Taylor

Dogs > People

Martin Luther King-Hwy 183, Austin, TX, 78721

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Taylor is an excellent dog sitter. Not only does Taylor love pets, but she cares about their wellbeing. She cleans up after my dog, takes her on walks and pl... (more)"

5. Katie

I'm the greatest dog lover!

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78702

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Katie is one of the most compassionate and caring people that I have ever met. She puts everything she has into her work, family and friends. In addition, sh... (more)"

6. Elise

I'm a super pooper scooper!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Elise was awesome to grab for a last minute overnight sit! She arrived promptly the following morning even with the short notice and communicated with me thr... (more)"

7. Olivia

Responsible, caring canine lover!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Olivia is my sister (I promise I'm not biased) and she is a very caring person. We grew up with our Bichon Frise so she is very comfortable around dogs. Oliv... (more)"

8. Lisa

Love dogs - will travel

Galindo, Austin, TX, 78704

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"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)"

9. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Sadie was great! She really seems to care about the dogs and played fetch with them one several visits in addition to walking and caring for them. I will boo... (more)"

10. 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)"

11. 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)"

12. Mallory

Farmraised pup lover from Nashville

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mallory is comfortable with dogs. Period. Big dogs, little dogs, in between dogs ~ I've seen her work with all kinds and she handles them with authority and... (more)"

13. Jessie

Part-time experienced dog sitter

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Jessie is great - my pup and kitty are happy and healthy. She took great care of the house. (more)"

14. Ida

Experienced and reliable dog lover!

Upper Boggy Creek, Austiin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

22 repeat clients

"This was my first time using Rover, and I am so glad it was Ida who took care of my pup. She held my hand through the entire process, was so sweet to my Lola... (more)"

15. 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)"

16. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"So far, Rebecca has been the best dog/house sitter I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. She sent me pictures of her and Inky playing almost daily while I... (more)"

17. Elliott

My pup = my bff, let yours join too

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"I moved into town Monday and was going to a work conference Saturday. Definitely not a lot of time to get my dog comfortable at a boarders. This was my first... (more)"

18. 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

2 repeat clients

"Hello, I am the brother of Gabriel Rodriguez. My family always had a little westie since about 9 years ago. Gabriel has always been the caretaker of Nina, ou... (more)"

19. 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 was very helpful with my two dogs. He sent me updates how the dogs were doing while I was gone and was always available. I would book Joel again. (more)"

20. 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)"

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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.