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House & Pet Sitting in Austin

House and Pet Sitting in America - the free alternative to dog boarding. Image is the inside of the dome of the Capitol, Austin, Texas

Welcome to the Live Music Capital of the world. Oh, and it's also the capital of Texas. But back to the music - there are over 200 live music venues in this extraordinary city, and it plays host to some of the world's biggest music festivals, including SXSW, Austin City Limits, the Urban Music Festival and the Pachange Festival.

And you wouldn't want to miss the Bat Cave, and the sight of 1.5 million Mexican free-tail bats surging out from underneath the Congress Avenue Bridge every evening, from America's largest urban bat colony. You may want to get your kit off for a quick bit of nudity at Hippy Hollow Park, or even admire the Cathedral of Junk - setting the benchmark for hoarders internationally.

6th Street is the epicenter of music in Austin - an amazing collection of venues, restaurants, bars and cafes. The Alamo Drafthouse cinema and the Austin Farmers Markets are local icons and Lake Travis offers all sorts of water based recreation in a beautiful setting.

House and Pet Sitting in Austin

House Sitting in Austin is well worth it. It's a busy city full of life, character - and music. If you're lucky, you'll be there for the Eeyore's birthday, a major annual event at the end of April.

House and Pet Sitting jobs in Austin

 
*FREE: House sitting is usually free, for both sitter and house owner, although this is completely up to the individuals. There are usually some costs that need to be covered by either the sitter or the house owner e.g. electricity, phone usage, vet fees etc. How these costs are handled needs to be agreed before the sit begins. House sitters pay a single annual membership fee, while house owners pay nothing to advertise their house or to contact sitters.