House Sitting in Zilker, Austin

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

1. Zelda

Every dog is my favorite dog!

Windsor Road, Austin, TX, 78703

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"So far, Zelda has kept our fur baby in our home 3 times. She is fantastic and always sends pictures to keep us updated. Last weekend, during the freeze, she ... (more)"

2. Sadie

Honest and Reliable Pet Sitter

Saint Edwards, Austin , TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

5 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)"

3. Margaret

Grant Writer/Experienced Dog Lover

Central East Austin, Austin, TX, 78702

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

About: Dog sitter/walker with open availability. I’m new to Rover but not to looking after pets! I am a grant writer for a local nonprofit and my schedule... (more)

4. Lisa

Love dogs - will travel

South River City, Austin, TX, 78704

Drop-In Visits, House Sitting, 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)"

5. Rachel

11 years of pet care experience!

Hyde Park, Austin, TX, 78751

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

6 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)"

6. J

I go above a beyond for your dogs

South Manchaca, Austin, TX, 78745

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Dog Walking

"Joelle truly loves animals, as is evident in her lifesyle choices and line of work. She is a vegan for ethical reasons and dedicates much time and energy to ... (more)"

Confirmed available next weekend (Feb 23 - Feb 26)
7. Samantha

I'm a pup at heart!

North University, Austin, TX, 78705

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

"Samantha has taken care of my Jack Russell Terrier (Llewellyn) many a time. I have never had a single complaint. Samantha is fun and energetic and clearly lo... (more)"

8. Rebecca

Crazy pet lady loves dogs and cats!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

10 repeat clients

"Rebecca gave me peace of mind at a time that I was in desperate need. My dogs were so happy when I came home and I know they were well taken care of. (more)"

9. Amber

dogs over people

Riverside, Austin, TX, 78741

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

2 repeat clients

About: I am a dog loving hairstylist that would love to make your dog feel right at home. I love all dogs, but would prefer they're potty trained. I have... (more)

10. Jessica

Happiness is a warm puppy

Dawson, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Jessica loves and adores all pets! Her own cat, Bunny, can't get enough of her and she is pretty spoiled with lots of love and extra treats! Jessica is very ... (more)"

11. Kristin

Walker/Sitter in Holly Neighborhood

East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, 78702

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"We left our dog in the capable hands of Kristin while we were away for the holidays, and came back to a very happy, healthy pet! Our trip was unexpectedly ex... (more)"

12. Jenny

Registered Nurse who loves animals

West University, Austin, TX, 78705

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Jenny was great - very professional and courteous. She was available at short notice, responded quickly to all messages, showed up early and even stayed a li... (more)"

13. 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)"

14. Adam

Experienced. Genuine. Love for dogs

Barton Hills, Austin, TX, 78746

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Reasons I would pick Adam to walk my dog: 1. As my roommate Adam was extremely friendly and interactive with both of my dogs. As an absolute animal lover my... (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. Leigh

At-home photographer & dog junkie!

South Lamar, Austin, TX, 78704

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

2 repeat clients

"Leigh is great with dogs of all kinds! She is a warm and loving pet owner herself, with two medium sized dogs. She has also watched my large dogs and is amaz... (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. Tatiana

love animals and taking care of 'em

Old West Austin, austin, TX, 78703

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

About: I grew up with dogs and was always the one to look after them. Being around animals lifts my mood and I love walks especially walks with a dog by m... (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

3 repeat clients

"Hello everyone! I wanted to write an appreciation post for Gabriel after always taking super awesome care of my little Westi Amelia! Gabriel and I have been ... (more)"

20. Autumn

Reliable and Loving Pet Sitter

Zilker, Austin, TX, 78704

House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

4 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)"

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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.