House Sitting in South River City, Austin

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

1. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 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)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
2. Rachel

Pups are the Future

Dawson, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Rachel worked for me as a part-time dog walker and occasional overnight dog sitter for just over a year and a half. I have a four-year-old black lab named Lu... (more)"

3. Rose

I'd LOVE to care for your Canine

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin , TX, 78722

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

"Hi all Rose looked after our dog Dobe a gorgeous much loved wire haired terrier. Dobe was an old girl and loved going for daily walks with Rose and Rose was ... (more)"

4. Adam

Loving & Professional Care

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"As a dedicated kennel technician and massage therapist at the oldest dog groom and board facility in Austin, we knew we could trust Adam to take care of our ... (more)"

5. Safi

BestBuddies Caring 4 Your BestBuddy

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I can't believe we didn't think of doing this sooner! Between the two of us we have owned and cared for over 9 dogs in our lifetime. We have a dee... (more)

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
6. Amanda

Passionate, Playful and Flexible!

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

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

1 repeat client

"Amanda was wonderful! We had not left our rescue dog, Marigold, with a stranger before and Amanda immediately put us and Marigold at ease. Marigold was poorl... (more)"

7. 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)"

8. Sophia

ArchStudentThatWalksMoreThanMyMom

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"Sophia is an exceptionally caring person and committed dog enthusiast and lover. Her natural affinity for dogs shines through in her warm and compassionate p... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
9. Hannah

Available Presidents' Day weekend!!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

Available this weekend
10. Lauren

Tailored Pet Care

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

11. Becca

Guru + Lover of all animals! <3

Govalle, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am new to Rover! My prices are low so I can build my client base :) I was raised in a house with dogs my entire life and now I own a giant one ... (more)

12. 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)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
13. 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 house sat for me and watched my dog and cat, Chloe and Ivy, during a recent weekend away. They had a great time with him! Joel was very communicative an... (more)"

14. 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)"

15. 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)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
16. 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)"

17. Allison

Professional & Animal Enthusiast

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Allison is wonderful with big and small dogs, and she is super reliable and responsive. She sent pics daily and communicated about any concerns or questions.... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
18. Duncan

Here all during SXSW! Dogs & Cats!

Saint Edwards, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Duncan W. gave our dog- and our home- great care while we were away. He really listened to all the dog's needs, from major separation issues to medication ne... (more)"

19. Valerie

Reliable and Fun Animal Lover

Saint Edwards, AUSTIN, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Valerie is amazing! She showed such genuinely love and care for Willow and Luna. She helped ease Luna into her new feeding routine, and helped with house mai... (more)"

20. 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)"

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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.