Equines & Farm Animals:

Ellen, Horse Pet & Livestock Sitter provides equine and farm sitting services at your premises.  

Dogs, Cats & other Companion Animals:

Dogs, cats, and other companion animals are cared for in my home in Mount Uniacke, Nova Scotia, just 15 minutes from Halifax Regional Municipality.  I also provide at-home pet care depending on your location and my availability. 

Equines & Farm Animals


  • Overnight stable and farm care services offered, or depending on your location, I can travel back and forth to visit your property daily as required.

  • Location pending, I will pay a complimentary visit to your stable or farm at least once before you go away so you can show me the ropes.

  • I will look after other pets such as dogs, cats and other house or barn pets.

  • Other house/stable/farm sitting services such as watering the plants, getting the mail, etc. can be arranged.

Dogs, Cats, & other Companion Animals

  • Before you go away, you'll be invited for a viewing without obligation to ensure you and your pets are comfortable with the accommodations.

  • Your pet will be treated as a member of my family, and will be kept settled and comfortable while staying in my home.

  • Your dog will go for daily walks unless the weather makes it unsafe.

  • Your cat will have a well ventilated, spacious room of his/her own, or can roam the house with the rest of the pets - it's your choice.

  • The litter box will be cleaned daily.

  • Rabbits, guinea pigs, rodents, and other domestic house pets are also welcome.

  • Pending my availability, at-home pet care services can be arranged. 

Other Equine, Pet & Farm Care Services


  • Insured, bonded & RCMP Criminal Records checked.

  • Regular updates via email, text or Facebook to assure you of your pet or farm animal's well-being while you're away.

  • Many references available upon request.

  • Equine Health & Emergency First Aid Certified.

  • Pet First Aid Certified (house pets, companion animals, and small farm animals).

  • Member of Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation (NSEF).

  • Medications administered upon request.

  • Trips to the vet or groomer can be arranged at extra charge.

  • Other requests will be considered at extra charge.

"I like to think the dozens of animals I work with are mine too for the few hours, days or weeks they are in my care.

I treat them as a member of my family, with as much love and affection as they deserve."