Proudly Serving The Maritimes
Insured, Reliable, Trustworthy, Experienced

I'm Ellen, The Horse Pet & Livestock Sitter.  I'm a reliable, trustworthy pet, stable, and farm sitter serving Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.

I have a happy-go-lucky beagle named Toby, and a super-friendly black cat named Daniel.  I'm an avid equestrian and genuinely love doing barn chores – everything from feeding to mucking stalls.

I’ve always loved animals and have worked on farms or in stables most of my life.  I have decades of experience working with equines, dogs, cats, rabbits, turtles, sheep, fish, goats, cattle, pigs, poultry, rodents, emus, llamas, and ... Well, you name it and I've probably taken care of it.  I’m actively involved in animal rescue with special interest in the plight of beagles and senior dogs.  Over the years, I’ve fostered many rescue dogs in my home and take great pride in transitioning these sweet pooches to their "furever" homes where they get the love and affection they so deserve.

As an experienced stable and farm sitter, I understand how difficult it is to go away and leave your property, horses, and farm animals in the care of another person.  I also understand the stress of leaving your dog, cat or other house pet in an unfamiliar environment where they may become anxious or depressed.

With Ellen, The Horse Pet & Livestock Sitter, your pets, large or small, will be kept settled and comfortable during your absence.  You’ll have peace of mind knowing someone who recognizes the early signs of illness, disease and lameness is caring for your pets and/or farm animals and can provide

first aid.  Plus, I'll send you regular updates to assure you of their well-being. 

So, go away and enjoy yourself.  Your home, pets, stable and farm animals will receive the BEST of care with Ellen, The Horse Pet & Livestock Sitterwhere peace of mind begins!

Equine and farm animal services
Equines & Farm Animals


Feed/grain ~ hay ~ water ~ supplements ~ medications ~ turn in/out ~ egg collection ~ mucking stalls ~ cleaning litter boxes, coops and pens ~ night check ~ fence and perimeter check ~ lockdown ~ biosecurity ~ inspecting pets and animals for illness, disease, and injury ~ odd jobs ~ and more!

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Dog daycare and boarding services


​Cage-free daycare and overnight services in a loving home environment where they're treated as a member of the family ~ meals ~ water ~ medications ~ cuddles ~ playtime ~ a special place to curl up.

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Cat boarding services


Choose between a well-ventilated room of their own or the freedom to mingle with the rest of the pets ~ meals ~ water ~ medications ~ cuddles ~ playtime, daily litter cleaning ~ a special place to curl up.

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Services for other companion animals
Other Companion Animals 

Rabbits, guinea pigs, rodents, pocket pets, and other companion animals are always welcome.

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