House Sitting in West University, Austin

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1. Luke

The Puppy Messiah

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

7 repeat clients

"For the several years I've known him, I have been impressed with Luke's skill in dealing with dogs, large and small, well-trained and not-so-well-trained. He... (more)"

2. Sarah

Dogs are my anti-drug.

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Sarah has never met a dog she didn't love and she goes out of her way to meet them. She knows that every dog has a unique personality and that some show quic... (more)"

3. Rachel

11 years of pet care experience!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Rachel stayed at the house for one night to watch my pup and it couldn't have been a better experience! I came him to a happy dog and a house that looked lik... (more)"

4. Emma

Walks, yards and adventures!

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

About: Hey all! My name is Emma and I am a college senior living in a house with a large yard in a very pet-friendly area. I grew up caring for a golden r... (more)

5. Melissa

Don't Stop Retrievin'

Rosedale, Austin, TX, 78731

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Let me start off by saying, I do not leave my dog with just anyone.. I am usually spoiled and leave my puppy with the breeder I got her from, a 2 hour drive,... (more)"

6. Cydney

Hyping your cat/dog up since 1992

Dawson, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Cydney was great with my pug! Victor has gotten very close to her and loves getting walked by her as she is great with dogs. I have known Cydney for ab... (more)"

7. Bryana

Urban Pup Care

Central Austin, Central Austin, TX, 78705

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

14 repeat clients

"Bryana was an excellent sitter for us over a weekend when we were away. She came multiple times a day and kept us informed about how Macy was doing, and sent... (more)"

8. Caitlyn

Crazy Dependable Animal Lover

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Caitlyn was great! Responsive and attentive to my guys. Webster had a great time! (more)"

9. Katie

Experienced, Caring, and Adaptable!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Katie was amazing and so sweet with our little guy, Oscar. We were in town for a brief time and realized we couldn't leave Oscar alone in the hotel because ... (more)"

10. Holly

Reliable Pet Nanny/Runner/Cuddler

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Holly stayed at our house for 10 days. She left our pets happy and healthy and our house as we left it. I would trust her again. (more)"

11. Bessie

APA trained for Nervous Pups

Hancock, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

1 repeat client

"Bessie is awesome! Sent great updates & took fabulous care of Jack! (more)"

12. 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)"

13. Dakoda

Relaxed and Empathetic

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

2 repeat clients

About: In the amount of time I've been alive, my family has always cared for dogs (and other animals). This extended experience through my formative years... (more)

14. Autumn

Reliable and Loving Pet Sitter

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Autumn is great! I had to make last minute plans to go pick up my car which had broken down the weekend prior while travelling (when I first booked Autumn), ... (more)"

15. Vicky

Flat rate for all your pets!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

22 repeat clients

"Vicky watched our two dogs at our house while we were overseas and she left no doubt that they were in great hands the entire time. She sent us daily picture... (more)"

16. Alaina

Never met a dog I didn't like

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"Alaina would make wonderful dog caregiver. She has been a dog sitter for friends and family members on vacation on several occasions. Alaina loves anima... (more)"

17. Alexis

Dependable ATX dog lover!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"Alexis was amazing! She sent updates and photos of my sweet, old guy, Hank. She managed his complex medication schedule (he is a seizure dog) and took excell... (more)"

18. Joel

Your dogs have a friend in me.

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

18 repeat clients

"Joel was able to watch our 2 large breed rescue dogs & cat at the last minute. I had a flight I was trying to make & our pet sitter had to cancel at the last... (more)"

19. Jilli

Dogs are my JAM

Downtown, Austin, TX, 78701

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

12 repeat clients

"Jilli was amazing! She sent tons of updates and photos throughout the weekend - she was responsive and tidy. (more)"

20. Bridgette

Bridgette & T.J.'s Hyde Park Pups

Central Austin, Austin, TX, 78751

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

1 repeat client

"I'm new to Austin and DogVacay, and I chose Bridgette to dog sit based on her reviews - they did not steer me wrong. Bridgette is great, she sent a picture o... (more)"

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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.

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