House Sitting in West Congress, Austin

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

1. Rachel

Animals are way better than people!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

15 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)"

2. Erin

A Dog's Day Is Never Done!

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

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

"Erin has cared for all of my dogs and cats over the years and has treated them as though they were her own: in other words, they were treated like royalty. ... (more)"

3. Mimi

The Better Sitter

Austin, TX, 78748

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mimi has a heart of care and compassion. The love that she has for Tempy and the high level of care she requires for her, transmits in the commitment she off... (more)"

4. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 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)"

5. Lisa

Love dogs - will travel

Galindo, Austin, TX, 78704

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"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)"

6. 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)"

7. Jessie

Part-time experienced dog sitter

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Jessie is great - my pup and kitty are happy and healthy. She took great care of the house. (more)"

8. Jasmine

I've got a soft heart for animals.

Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Jasmine has such a calm spirit and my dogs immediately loved her! She's very responsive and took such amazing care of my pups and my home. I highly recommend... (more)"

9. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"So far, Rebecca has been the best dog/house sitter I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. She sent me pictures of her and Inky playing almost daily while I... (more)"

10. Seanna

trustworthy reliable and caring

Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"seanna communicated frequently, sent photos and bonded well with my 2 boys. todd loved her son and was often watching over him. (more)"

11. Rebecca

Full Time Pet Sitter

Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

24 repeat clients

"We loved Rebecca! Rebecca is just so sweet, she took care of Heidi & Lexi. She was excellent at communication, and she sent us several photos. We thoroughly ... (more)"

12. Melanie

Vet Tech Available for the Holidays

Austin , TX, 78744

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

7 repeat clients

"Would definitely use Melanie again. She was a great communicator, sent pictures and updates daily. I felt very comfortable because of her knowledge as vet te... (more)"

13. 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)"

14. J

I go above a beyond for your dogs

South Manchaca, Austin, TX, 78745

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Joelle has over a decade's experience taking care of dogs, and now works in a veterinary hospital taking care of animals almost every day! She loves animals,... (more)"

15. 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)"

16. Sara

I love all dogs- big or small!

South Lamar, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"My husband and I are new to the area and I had been stressing a ton about finding someone to take care of our dog Mitzy. She's a rescue who was not well soci... (more)"

17. David

★Your Friendly Neighborhood Sitter★

Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

50 repeat clients

"We have David coming out twice a week to walk our close to 2 year old high energy dog. David is on time and sends us pics of the walk so we can rest assured ... (more)"

18. Ashley

dog loving couple w/ fenced park!

East Congress, Austin, TX, 78745

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

2 repeat clients

"Ashley was wonderful! Sent us photo updates of our pup a few times each day. She took great care of our girl (more)"

19. Jesse

*Professional Pet-Sitting Couple*

South Manchaca, Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 repeat clients

"My girl had fun with Jesse and he kept me in the know every time they did something! I knew she had fun because she was just her cute self when I arrived hom... (more)"

20. Jilli

Dogs are my JAM

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

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

9 repeat clients

"Jilli is the best there is! She's excellent in dog care, and goes over the top to ensure our boy's needs. She did a house sitting for us for a week, and pro... (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.