House Sitting in Zilker, Austin

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

1. Patricia

Experienced and active pet lover

Austin, TX, 78735

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

1 repeat client

"Patricia took amazing care of my dog and cat while I was on vacation. I will absolutely book her again in the future. We had a wonderful experience. (more)"

2. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 repeat clients

"Sadie came over prior to me leaving to meet my dogs and interact with them. She gave me updates throughout the day and they seemed relieved. Her knowledge an... (more)"

3. Seanna

trustworthy reliable and caring

Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Seanna (and her lovely son) took great care of Sophie. She sent lots of notes and photos and left my apartment spotless. I'll definitely ask them back to car... (more)"

4. Rose

I'd LOVE to care for your Canine

Upper Boggy Creek, Austin , TX, 78722

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

"Hi all Rose looked after our dog Dobe a gorgeous much loved wire haired terrier. Dobe was an old girl and loved going for daily walks with Rose and Rose was ... (more)"

5. Adam

Loving & Professional Care

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"As a dedicated kennel technician and massage therapist at the oldest dog groom and board facility in Austin, we knew we could trust Adam to take care of our ... (more)"

6. Safi

BestBuddies Caring 4 Your BestBuddy

Pleasant Valley, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I can't believe we didn't think of doing this sooner! Between the two of us we have owned and cared for over 9 dogs in our lifetime. We have a dee... (more)

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
7. Amanda

Passionate, Playful and Flexible!

Bouldin, Austin, TX, 78704

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

1 repeat client

"Amanda was wonderful! We had not left our rescue dog, Marigold, with a stranger before and Amanda immediately put us and Marigold at ease. Marigold was poorl... (more)"

8. Janet

Bubbly, bright with a hint of Irish

Garrison Park, Austin, TX, 78745

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Honest, loyal, compassionate, caring. What more could a person ask when seeking that perfect fit to care for our furry family members? Just ask our fab fur... (more)"

9. Sophia

ArchStudentThatWalksMoreThanMyMom

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"Sophia is an exceptionally caring person and committed dog enthusiast and lover. Her natural affinity for dogs shines through in her warm and compassionate p... (more)"

10. Rachel

11 years of pet care experience!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 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. Hannah

Available Presidents' Day weekend!!

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

Available this weekend
12. Lauren

Tailored Pet Care

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"Lauren was simply amazing! This was our first time away from our newborn pup and she made us feel comfortable from the get go. She sent photos and notes ever... (more)"

13. Becca

Guru + Lover of all animals! <3

Govalle, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

About: I am new to Rover! My prices are low so I can build my client base :) I was raised in a house with dogs my entire life and now I own a giant one ... (more)

14. 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)"

Confirmed Easter Weekend Availability
15. 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 was very helpful with my two dogs. He sent me updates how the dogs were doing while I was gone and was always available. I would book Joel again. (more)"

16. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

11 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)"

17. Allison

Professional & Animal Enthusiast

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Allison is wonderful with big and small dogs, and she is super reliable and responsive. She sent pics daily and communicated about any concerns or questions.... (more)"

18. Duncan

Here all during SXSW! Dogs & Cats!

Saint Edwards, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

1 repeat client

"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)"

19. Valerie

Reliable and Fun Animal Lover

Saint Edwards, AUSTIN, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Valerie is amazing! She showed such genuinely love and care for Willow and Luna. She helped ease Luna into her new feeding routine, and helped with house mai... (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.

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.