House Sitting in West Congress, 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 was great. The pups were a bit rowdy given my extended absence but she did everything she could to ensure they were relaxed and happy. I would definit... (more)"

2. 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)"

3. 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)

4. Ashlyn

Big or small no discrimination

Riverside, AUSTIN, TX, 78741

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

"Ashlyn is a very smart, and loving young women who absolutely loves animals. I really think she'd be a great fit for taking care of animals as a profession. ... (more)"

5. Seanna

trustworthy reliable and caring

Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Seanna (and her lovely son) took great care of Sophie. She sent lots of notes and photos and left my apartment spotless. I'll definitely ask them back to car... (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

"This is the first time using Rover, and first time leaving our pup alone. Amanda was incredibly professional right from the get-go. My wife and I were immedi... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
7. Hannah

Available Presidents' Day weekend!!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"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)"

8. Janet

Bubbly, bright with a hint of Irish

Garrison Park, Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Honest, loyal, compassionate, caring. What more could a person ask when seeking that perfect fit to care for our furry family members? Just ask our fab fur... (more)"

Available this weekend
9. Lauren

Tailored Pet Care

Riverside, 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)"

10. 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)"

11. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"Rebecca was such a great dog and house sitter! She provided great care for our pup, sending frequent updates and even taking him to the vet to get his allerg... (more)"

12. 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)"

13. 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
14. Rebecca

Full Time Pet Sitter

Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

28 repeat clients

"Rebecca is the best dog sitter ever! She was so attentive and caring with my dogs during the visit. She sent updates and pictures, and was really in tune t... (more)"

15. 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)"

16. J

I go above a beyond for your dogs

South Manchaca, Austin, TX, 78745

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Joy was fantastic! We were very pleased with her service. The communication was great, she constantly kept us updated on how Bella was doing throughout the w... (more)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
17. Duncan

Here all during SXSW! Dogs & Cats!

Saint Edwards, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Duncan cared for our two dogs very well. He made sure meds were delivered on time, gave them playtime, and send us pupdates! We came home to happy doggies. W... (more)"

18. Melanie

Loving and Experienced Vet Tech!

Austin , TX, 78744

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

7 repeat clients

"Melanie was great with my two dogs. I have a shy dog and Melanie was able to work with him and keep him comfortable. I appreciated the regular updates. We... (more)"

19. 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)"

Available this weekend
20. 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)"

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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.