House Sitting in West Congress, Austin

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

1. Bailey

From tiny to giant, I love 'em all!

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Bailey's great. She took the time to get to know our dog and cat, Cheeks and Miles, and wanted as much information as possible up front about how to best ca... (more)"

2. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

22 repeat clients

"Rebecca watched our boxer and was great. She sent pictures regularly and kept the house very clean, it looked exactly as we left it. We will be using her aga... (more)"

3. Claire

I strive for happy pets!

Saint Edwards, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Claire has been a patient and devoted pet parent as long as I have known her. She often worries about the wellbeing of her pets, sometimes to the point that ... (more)"

4. Jennie

Relax while you're away!

Longmont, CO, 80501

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jennie is truly the most loving dog sitter I've ever known. She has loved animals, dogs especially, her whole life. She has a positive history of caring for ... (more)"

5. Daniela

Ready to walk and talk with doggies

East Congress, Austin, TX, 78745

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

About: I have experience pet sitting for neighbor's and friend's pets, usually cats and dogs. The first time I was asked to pet sit was when I was about ... (more)

6. Jordyn

Unlimited treats and belly rubs <3

Saint Edwards, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Jordyn was awesome! She took Zoey to Zilker Park and played with her. We got picture updates the entire time. My smallest dog, Daisy, just had surgery and Jo... (more)"

7. Jake

Trustworthy and timely young adult!

Austin, TX, 78746

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Jake did a great job with my three girls while we were gone. Upon my return, my home was spotless and the dogs were happy but very relaxed. Jake must have ... (more)"

8. Amanda

Passionate, Playful and Flexible!

Garrison Park, Austin, TX, 78745

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

4 repeat clients

"Amanda was absolutely fantastic. She has a reasonable rate, treats the dogs like her own, and left our apartment in better shape than we left it! We loved th... (more)"

9. Colleen

Complex has a dog trail & dog park!

Austin, TX, 78746

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

About: I've had pets (cats & dogs) my entire life and love animals-- they make me so happy! I have more experience with senior animals than very young one... (more)

10. Caroline

Only the best for your dog!

Dawson, Austin, TX, 78704

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

1 repeat client

"She did a great job of handling all 3 of our dogs (in our apartment). We also appreciated the continuous communication. (more)"

11. Emilie

Dogs are the best part of my day.

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Emilie looked after Belmont for the better half of a week. She sent us very detailed updates and a number of pictures as well. She took excellent care of our... (more)"

12. Crystal

I love dogs! They love me! :)

Austin, TX, 78745

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

20 repeat clients

"We have used Crystal multiple times to watch our dogs while out of town and could not be more happy. Traveling is so much easier knowing that our dogs are ha... (more)"

13. Jacquelyn

Pawcation

Garrison Park, Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Such a nice and professional lady. She was very kind and friendly with my dog. Such a great experience! Highly recommend her to care for your pet. (more)"

14. Kelli

Grad student who loves dogs!

East Congress, Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Kelli was great and really communicative. She was flexible when our trip almost got extended due to airline issues. She sent great notes about Piper and left... (more)"

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15. Simone

Let's schedule a play date!

South Manchaca, Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Simone has been sitting for our two dogs for years. They always get excited whenever we tell them she is coming and go nuts when they see her. She is a Boxe... (more)"

16. Thien-Y

Thien-Y's Puppalooza

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

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

28 repeat clients

"Thien-Y is great! She watched my bulldog Tank who can be quite the stubborn client. I was updated several times and day and always kept in the loop of how T... (more)"

17. Kasia

Kasia's South Austin Hideaway

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

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

12 repeat clients

"I was lucky enough to find Kasia for a very last minute trip out of town. I had tried communicating with another sitter on Dogvacay the day before and I cou... (more)"

18. Alexandra

Loving Dog Sitter/Walker

Dawson, Austin, TX, 78704

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

About: Currently, I live in a South Austin one bedroom apartment with my 90lb lap dog . We enjoy our daily outings and lots of cuddles. I understand how m... (more)

19. Sara

I am an animal lover!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Sara is such a sweetheart and my little Tucker loves her! I was out of town for the day and Sara was available with short noticed to let him out a couple of... (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.