House Sitting in Riverside, Austin

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

1. Savannah

Dogs rule & cats drool (not really)

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Savannah is such a beautiful soul with an amazing love and passion for animals. She understands dogs so much more than I have ever seen anyone else, and I wo... (more)"

2. Rachel

Animals are way better than people!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

20 repeat clients

"Rachel stepped in after a last minute cancellation and did an outstanding job taking care of our two fur babies. She kept us updated with reports and picture... (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. 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)"

5. Autumn

Reliable and Loving Pet Sitter

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Autumn took great care of our two dogs, visiting with them in the morning, afternoon, and evening daily for potty breaks, food, and water. She was on time ... (more)"

6. Lynn

My Passion is Dogs!

Parker Lane, Austin, TX, 78741

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

"Lynn is an extremely loving and caring caregiver. She is always happy to see any dog and loves them like they are her own. She always puts the dogs needs in ... (more)"

7. Amanda

Passionate, Playful and Flexible!

Garrison Park, Austin, TX, 78745

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

2 repeat clients

"This is the first time using Rover, and first time leaving our pup alone. Amanda was incredibly professional right from the get-go. My wife and I were immedi... (more)"

8. 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)"

9. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 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)"

10. Mattityahu

I am elated to sit on your dogs

Pleasant Valley, austin, TX, 78741

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

"Matti not only put me in connection with fostering my dog, Bailey, but he also took her in for her first week to potty and behavior train her. Matti is very ... (more)"

11. 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)"

12. Irene

Trustworthy, friendly pet lover!

South Lamar, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Irene was wonderful with our two furry children, Hugo and Luna. We were going away abroad and had several requests for Irene such as picking and dropping the... (more)"

13. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Sadie recently stayed at my house with my dog and two cats. I returned to happy pets and everything in my house was exactly as I left it! I got regular updat... (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. Erin

Dog Loving Family

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

17 repeat clients

"Erin is a great caregiver. She watched my little guy Patrick on more than one occasion. She is reliable, sweet, attentive and loving. It is so nice to have ... (more)"

16. 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)"

17. 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)"

18. Duncan

Here 24/7 for your dog (or Cat)!

Saint Edwards, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Duncan took excellent care of my two dogs, Riley and Remi, while we had to leave for an evening trip. We had rented a house in Austin for the weekend, but ha... (more)"

19. Kristin

Walker/Sitter in Holly Neighborhood

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Kristin took great care of my dog and cat--she stayed a few nights and when I came home they were happy to see me but also seemed very relaxed--a sign that K... (more)"

20. Cristine

Pets First Humans Second

Parker Lane, austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Cristine did a great job and was very helpful. She sent constant updates to let me know how everything was going. Overall I am very satisfied with her and wo... (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.