House Sitting in Zilker, Austin

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

1. Cristine

Pets First Humans Second

Parker Lane, austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Cristine has watched my beloved pet Chula on several occassions. It is very obvious how much she cares for animals right from the beginning. Although I wou... (more)"

2. Rachel

Animals are way better than people!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

15 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)"

3. Olivia

Responsible, caring canine lover!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits

"Olivia is a very responsible and caring individual. She has been a positive presence in my dog's life and is always willing to take the time to make my dog f... (more)"

4. Katie

I'm the greatest dog lover!

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78702

Dog Boarding, House Sitting

"Katie has been around Animals all of her life. She is very experienced in the love and care of family pets. She would be excellent to care for your pet! (more)"

5. Leah

I'm very kind, honest & hardworking

Downtown, Austin, TX, 78701

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

"Leah is extremely reliable. She is very responsible with any job she is asked to do and has taken care of our dogs including walking, bathing, and making su... (more)"

6. Mallory

Farmraised pup lover from Nashville

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin, TX, 78722

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Mallory is comfortable with dogs. Period. Big dogs, little dogs, in between dogs ~ I've seen her work with all kinds and she handles them with authority and... (more)"

7. Elise

I'm a super pooper scooper!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Elise was awesome to grab for a last minute overnight sit! She arrived promptly the following morning even with the short notice and communicated with me thr... (more)"

8. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 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)"

9. 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)"

10. Kristin

Walker/Sitter in Holly Neighborhood

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Kristin was a wonderful house sitter! She was quick to respond to all of my questions and clearly took great care of our dog and chickens. We came home to a ... (more)"

11. 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)"

12. Samantha

Forever a pet lover!

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Samantha is the most caring and loving person I know! She has been taking care of my 2 dogs, Yazi and Fonzi, for over 6 months and she treats them like her o... (more)"

13. 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)

14. 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)"

15. Elliott

My pup = my bff, let yours join too

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, 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)"

16. 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)"

17. 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)"

18. 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)"

19. Gabriel

Would you do it for a Scooby Snack?

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

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

"Hello, I am the brother of Gabriel Rodriguez. My family always had a little westie since about 9 years ago. Gabriel has always been the caretaker of Nina, ou... (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.

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