House Sitting in Zilker, Austin

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1. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

15 repeat clients

"Another great experience with Rebecca! This time we were out of town for an entire week and it was wonderful to know a trusted professional was caring for ou... (more)"

2. 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)"

3. Rachel

11 years of pet care experience!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

7 repeat clients

"Rachel was fantastic. Very bright and personable girl, and wonderful with my dog Yoki. We did a 'meet and greet' where she met Yoki, my elderly dad , and my ... (more)"

4. Bryana

Urban Pup Care

Central Austin, Central Austin, TX, 78705

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

13 repeat clients

"Bryana did an amazing job. My dog was hale and happy when I returned from my trip. (more)"

5. Amanda

Passionate, Playful and Flexible!

Garrison Park, Austin, TX, 78745

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

4 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)"

6. Adorah

Pet sitter in SoLa!

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78704

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

8 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)"

7. Thien-Y

Thien-Y's Puppalooza

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

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

27 repeat clients

About: I moved from the DC area in 2012 and have always grown up with and loved dogs! I enjoy going on walks with dogs, whether it's on Shoal Creek Trail,... (more)

8. 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)"

9. Autumn

Reliable and Loving Pet Sitter

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 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)"

10. Duncan

Here 24/7 for your dog (or Cat)!

Saint Edwards, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Duncan took excellent care of my two dogs, Riley and Remi, while we had to leave for an evening trip. We had rented a house in Austin for the weekend, but ha... (more)"

11. Anushka

"Be who your dog thinks you are!"

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"Anushka is the best! She knows her stuff and our pup, Marley, loved her! This was our first time having someone come to our place to watch Marley and we coul... (more)"

12. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

9 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)"

13. Leah

Dog Lover & Former Foster

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

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

1 repeat client

"When my family travels out of town for holidays and vacation, Leah always watches our dog, Odie. Leah is very trustworthy- we give her a house key everytime ... (more)"

14. Sara

I am an animal lover!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Sara is such a sweetheart and my little Tucker loves her! I was out of town for the day and Sara was available with short noticed to let him out a couple of... (more)"

15. Kasia

Kasia's South Austin Hideaway

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

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

9 repeat clients

About: Hello! I'm an active 20-something living in the South Austin area. I'm adjacent to the Barton Creek Greenbelt, 5 minutes from Zilker Park, and clos... (more)

16. Carol

Responsible young adult!

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

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

"Carol is outstanding ! Thank you for the updates so I was more comfortable with being away from Jenny! (more)"

17. Amy

Dog lover & previous dog owner!

South Lamar, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Amy was my dog walker for two years before I got a job transfer that moved me out of state. I have two Australian Shepards that were cared for by Amy while ... (more)"

18. Kristin

Walker/Sitter in Holly Neighborhood

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

3 repeat clients

"Kristin took great care of my dog and cat--she stayed a few nights and when I came home they were happy to see me but also seemed very relaxed--a sign that K... (more)"

19. Jake

Trustworthy and timely young adult!

Austin, TX, 78746

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

20. 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)"

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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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