House Sitting in Zilker, Austin

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

1. Jennifer

Stay At Home Dog Lover

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Jen is such an animal lover! She is a great pet momma to her dog Lucy and she frequently comes over to feed and hang with my cat Wheeler even while having a ... (more)"

2. Savannah

Dogs rule & cats drool (not really)

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Savannah is such a beautiful soul with an amazing love and passion for animals. She understands dogs so much more than I have ever seen anyone else, and I wo... (more)"

3. Seanna

trustworthy reliable and caring

Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Seanna was a fantastic sitter for both Parker (dog) and Zoe (cat). I felt completely at ease with he staying at my place to care for the fur babies. She sent... (more)"

4. Rachel

Animals are way better than people!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

20 repeat clients

"Rachel was so sweet with our two dogs and cat. Our older dog is very nervous around new people, but quickly warmed up to Rachel. I will definitely use Rachel... (more)"

5. Hannah

Caring yet outgoing with all pets!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 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)"

6. 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)"

7. Autumn

Reliable and Loving Pet Sitter

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Autumn took great care of our two dogs, visiting with them in the morning, afternoon, and evening daily for potty breaks, food, and water. She was on time ... (more)"

8. Lynn

My Passion is Dogs!

Parker Lane, Austin, TX, 78741

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

"Lynn is an extremely loving and caring caregiver. She is always happy to see any dog and loves them like they are her own. She always puts the dogs needs in ... (more)"

9. Amanda

Passionate, Playful and Flexible!

Garrison Park, Austin, TX, 78745

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

2 repeat clients

"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)"

10. 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)"

11. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

12 repeat clients

"Rebecca went above and beyond to make sure our pup Marfa was taken care of. She was communicative with us throughout our trip and we came home to a spotless ... (more)"

12. Mattityahu

I am elated to sit on your dogs

Pleasant Valley, austin, TX, 78741

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

"Matti not only put me in connection with fostering my dog, Bailey, but he also took her in for her first week to potty and behavior train her. Matti is very ... (more)"

13. J

I go above a beyond for your dogs

South Manchaca, Austin, TX, 78745

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"J provided great care for my little one and consistently sent me pictures and videos while I was away that brightened my day and gave me comfort to know she ... (more)"

14. Lauren

Tailored Pet Care

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Lauren was an absolute pleasure to have watching my pups while I was out of town! I didn't worry about them once! She sent photo updates through out the day,... (more)"

15. 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)"

16. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Sadie was great! She really seems to care about the dogs and played fetch with them one several visits in addition to walking and caring for them. I will boo... (more)"

17. Erin

Dog Loving Family

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Doggy Day Care

17 repeat clients

"Erin is a great caregiver. She watched my little guy Patrick on more than one occasion. She is reliable, sweet, attentive and loving. It is so nice to have ... (more)"

18. Adorah

Pet sitter in SoLa!

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78704

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

5 repeat clients

"Adorah was friendly, easy to get in touch with, and super sweet to my dog while I was out of town! I was so grateful to meet Adorah on my first Rover experi... (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)"

20. JOAN

Furry Friends Seeking Attention

South Lamar, AUSTIN, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"I have known Joan for over 20 years. She is a professional nurse with a masters degree and when she is not putting in hours at the hospital, she is at home w... (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.