House Sitting in University Hills, 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 called us during our night away because she noticed that our pup's tail had a new lesion from "happy tail syndrome" (when a dog wags its tail so hard it ... (more)"

2. Colin

Keeping your critters comfy

Austin, TX, 78754

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

7 repeat clients

"Colin and Kayla were absolutely fantastic. They took great care of my girls and sent lots of good pictures. Their daily reports made me confident that my dog... (more)"

3. 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)"

4. Elise

I'm a super pooper scooper!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, 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)"

5. Michelle

Will treat your dogs like family!

austin, TX, 78752

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Michelle did a great job - I asked her to watch my pup for a couple of hours while I was at a Halloween party. She ended up staying an hour later than I aske... (more)"

6. Melanie

Former Vet Tech and Zoo Keeper

Highland, Austin, TX, 78752

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Melanie is so wonderful! My dog sitter had to cancel our house sitting agreement a week before I left and Melanie was so great in being able to take over for... (more)"

7. Alexandria

Cat Lady gone to the Dogs

Georgian Acres, Austin, TX, 78753

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Lexi did a great job taking care of my house and my three pups over the holidays. She keep me updated with texts and pics during her stay. The pups were sa... (more)"

8. Alexandra

Looking to make four-legged friends

North Loop, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Alex was a very responsible and great caretaker of our two puppies when we went out of town. She sent great pictures of the stay, and was responsive to all o... (more)"

9. Tressa

10-year veterinary technician!

Brentwood, Austin, TX, 78757

House Sitting

2 repeat clients

"Along with taking good care of my dogs and cat, Tressa came in "above and beyond" when my motorcycle tipped over (due to rain and un-solid ground) She took ... (more)"

10. Kate

Experienced, Reliable Sitter

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Kate for over two decades and I can personally attest to her kind and caring approach to working with animals. She has taken care of my family's... (more)"

11. Mary

Love the dogs and I have the time

Mueller, Austin , TX, 78723

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

3 repeat clients

"Mary took wonderful care of our elder and partially infirmed dog. She is responsible, attentive and as a retired nurse has both the experience and affinity t... (more)"

12. Luis

Energetic animal lover and dog pro

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

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

1 repeat client

"Luis was the perfect sitter to leave Shasta with. I had never left Shasta with someone I didn't know and was thus very nervous. Luis stayed in great communic... (more)"

13. Ashley

Dogs make a magical world.

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

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

About: I have had the pleasure of having dogs for the majority of my life. I love the lifestyle Austin provides for dogs and their people so you can often... (more)

14. Monica

Energetic & responsible dog-lover!

Brentwood, Ausin, TX, 78757

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

1 repeat client

About: I am an extremely hard worker who has always loved and been around dogs since I was a baby. Not only that, but I have never gotten frustrated or sc... (more)

15. Zuri

Loving animals is my passion!

Mlk, Austin, TX, 78721

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Zuri was incredibly flexible with scheduling, and took wonderful care of Zelda and my two cats. She kept in contact with me and sent me photos while I was aw... (more)"

16. Chelsea

Less Sitting, More Action!

Windsor Hills, Austin, TX, 78753

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"Chelsea was great and we will definitely book with her again in the future. We usually drop our dogs off with family, but we needed a plan b this time around... (more)"

17. Norma

You know who offers belly-rubs? Me.

Pecan Springs Springdale, Austin, TX, 78723

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Norma was very flexible and helpful. Shane seemed well cared for and happy when I came home. Thanks! (more)"

18. Ann-Marie

Avid dog sitter

Georgian Acres, Austin, TX, 78752

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Ann-Marie dog sat our 2.5 year old lab very last minute on a Friday evening recently. She was wonderful with our dog. She comforted us that our dog would be ... (more)"

19. Roland

Healthy,active,fun loving dog owner

Highland, AUSTIN, TX, 78752

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I left my dog for the first time since I got him, and Roland did a great job with him (and also with my nerves about leaving him). They went to the park ever... (more)"

20. Sarah

Very active and sweet dog lover

Pecan Springs Springdale, Austin, TX, 78723

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

1 repeat client

"Sarah has taken care of my dog, Gus, many times when we have been out of town. Having Sarah care for Gus when we are away puts my mind at 100% ease. She is... (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.