House Sitting in West University, Austin

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1. Zelda

Every dog is my favorite dog!

Windsor Road, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Zelda was great! She was incredibly responsive and did a great job updating us on her stay. She sent plenty of pictures while we were gone. I highly recommen... (more)"

Confirmed New Years Availability
2. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

About: Hi my name is Sadie and I am 20 years old. I've loved animals ever since I could remember. I even wanted to be a veterinarian when I was younger bu... (more)

3. Nora

Experienced and Reliable Sitter!

Rosedale, Austin, TX, 78756

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 repeat clients

"From meet and greet through Nora's stay, 5 easy stars! She's personable, kind, and was super patient with our dachshund mix, a slightly barky, 90% housetrain... (more)"

4. Sanga

Experienced, Flexible Sitter

Highland, austin, TX, 78752

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

8 repeat clients

About: Hi there! My name is Sanga and I am so excited to meet you and your dog. I live in a clean apartment in Highland(Airport Blvd) area. I am a colle... (more)

Confirmed Holiday Availability
5. Carol

Petiite Pet Pamperer

Austin, TX, 78731

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

2 repeat clients

"Carol is an amazing person and is so sweet and soulful. Very kind and caring and took fantastic care of my babies! I will ask for her again! (more)"

6. Andrea

Dog lover-Respects owner's commands

Rosedale, Austin, TX, 78756

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Andrea is amazing, and we will definitely be asking her to watch Kendall again in the future. She updated us consistently throughout the weekend and sent pic... (more)"

7. Elena

Night or Day, Devoted Dog Lover!

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Dog Walking

15 repeat clients

"Elena was a great sitter for our dog and cat. She was very attentive to the pets and took great care of them, running with my dog and cuddling with the kitty... (more)"

8. Rachel

Dog Obsessed College Student

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

About: Throughout my entire life my family has always had at least 3 dogs (if not more) in the house. I fed them daily, took them on walks and hikes, let... (more)

9. Ida

Experienced and reliable dog lover!

Upper Boggy Creek, Austiin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Ida is a true dog lover! She was enthusiastic about my pups and made me feel at ease with her sincere adoration of them. Ida did a great job in communicati... (more)"

10. Donnarose

I'm a dog's best friend.

North Loop, AUSTIN, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known DonnaRose a long time and she is truly a lover of animals. She took wonderful card of my cats and dog when I was in need. Watching her with her ... (more)"

11. Joel

Your dogs have a friend in me.

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

17 repeat clients

"Joel provided my first experience with Rover and a dog & house sitter. On a scale of 1-10 I give him an 11. He stayed in touch, sent pictures of my pups, and... (more)"

12. Stephanie

Fairy dog-mother

Old West Austin, Austin, TX, 78703

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

"Stephanie is wonderful with dogs both big and small! She is a loving, caring, responsible individual who adores dogs! Stephanie is extremely trustworthy, rel... (more)"

13. Zuri

Loving animals is my passion!

Rosedale, Austin, TX, 78731

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

"Zuri gave me daily updates with photos and my dog, Pandora, stayed healthy and happy for the full week that Zuri was caring for her. I missed Pandora while I... (more)"

14. Elliott

My pup = my bff, let yours join too

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have been an active user of Rover for the last 3 years and have met some really great caregivers for my dog Skye but Elliott has been the best . Elliott s... (more)"

15. Mijha

Pet-A-Holics Loving Furr buddies:)

Austin, TX, 78731

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Mijha was excellent! It was our first time leaving Blue since we rescued him and knew he was a handful! Mijha made us very comfortable leaving him with her! ... (more)"

16. 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

"Mary is "the dog whisperer" of austin. She loves dogs and will take great care of your animals. I haven't seen a dog that didn't follow Mary around and want... (more)"

17. Marsha

Professional Snuggle Buddy

Brentwood, Austin, TX, 78756

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Marsha was wonderful! Our dog Lucy loved her from their first meeting. Marsha watched Lucy for 5 days. She did 3 visits a day, took Lucy on long walks, and e... (more)"

18. Veronica

Reliable, loving, attentive.

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Veronica messaged us regurally and was great with the dogs! (more)"

Available this weekend
19. Emily

Four-legged loving pawsitive person

Hancock, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

About: Upstate NY native who grew up with an ex-Iditdiaride husky and two cats. I have fostered shelter dogs in Atlanta for the past 4 years and enjoyed h... (more)

20. Jenny

Registered Nurse who loves animals

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jenny is the ideal dog sitter. We've used her many times for our puppy Toby. He's stayed at her house and she's also stayed at our home to watch him. Timely,... (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.