House Sitting in Riverside, Austin

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1. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

15 repeat clients

"Another great experience with Rebecca! This time we were out of town for an entire week and it was wonderful to know a trusted professional was caring for ou... (more)"

2. 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)"

3. Rachel

11 years of pet care experience!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 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)"

Available this weekend
4. Bryana

Urban Pup Care

Central Austin, Central Austin, TX, 78705

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

13 repeat clients

"Bryana did an amazing job. My dog was hale and happy when I returned from my trip. (more)"

5. Adorah

Pet sitter in SoLa!

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78704

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

8 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)"

6. 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)

7. 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)"

8. 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)"

9. Autumn

Reliable and Loving Pet Sitter

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 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)"

10. 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)"

11. Jansen

Your dog needs a walk!

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78701

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

4 repeat clients

"Having known Jansen for many years, I can tell you that he has always loved dogs! He has been caregiver for my dogs many times over the years and I knew I d... (more)"

12. Duncan

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

Saint Edwards, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"I can't say enough good things about Duncan's stay with my Australian Shepherd, Willie. Willie is a deaf and partially blind Aussie puppy with tons of energy... (more)"

13. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 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)"

14. Allicen

Allicen's Paws and Retreat

Parker Lane, Austin, TX, 78741

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

7 repeat clients

About: Hi, my name is Allicen. I've been caring for dogs and cats for 15 + years. Pets in my care get plenty of play time and toys/bones as my own babies ... (more)

15. Lauren

Tailored Pet Care

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Lauren was simply amazing! This was our first time away from our newborn pup and she made us feel comfortable from the get go. She sent photos and notes ever... (more)"

16. Joel

Your dogs have a friend in me.

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

18 repeat clients

"Joel took wonderful care of our dogs and home while we were away for a week long vacation. We came home yesterday to happy dogs and a delightfully clean hous... (more)"

17. Carol

Responsible young adult!

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

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

About: Growing up in Houston my parents definitely allowed me to have a wide variety of pets from dogs, cats, goats, bunnies, and even horses. I loved eve... (more)

18. Katie

It's dog paradise! :)

Parker Lane, Austin, TX, 78741

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

1 repeat client

"Katie is a lover of dogs and cats and has been ever since she was very young. It doesn't matter if they are big or small dogs, she loves them all. Katie has ... (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. Geoff

Bubba's South Austin Hangout

Parker Lane, Austin, TX, 78741

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

21 repeat clients

About: I work from home, so your dogs will have someone with them all day and our dog Bubba LOVES other dogs! He is friendly, welcoming, submissive and sh... (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.