Equines & Farm Animals:

Ellen, Horse Pet & Livestock Sitter provides drop-in and live-in/overnight pet, stable, and farm sitting services at your premises.  I live in Mount Uniacke, Nova Scotia, just 15 minutes from Halifax Regional Municipality. 

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 House Pets

  • Your dog, cat or house pet is cared for in your home where he or she is most comfortable and the sights, smells and sounds are familiar.  

  • Live-in/overnight services are available, or depending on your location, I can drop-in as required.

  • Your pet will be treated as a member of my family with as much love and affection as they deserve, and will be kept settled and comfortable during your absense.

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

  • The litter box will be cleaned daily.

  • If feasible, I'll visit your home without charge so we can meet before you go away.

  • Your house pets will be loved, cared for, and handled according to your explicit instructions.

Other Equine, Pet & Farm Care Services


  • Insured, bonded & RCMP Criminal Records checked.

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

  • Equine Health & Emergency First Aid Certified.

  • Certified in biosecurity, large animal handling, farm safety, and much more.

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

  • Medications administered upon request.

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

  • Member of Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation (NSEF).

  • Many references available.

  • 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."