Equines & Farm Animals:

Ellen, Horse Pet & Livestock Sitter offers drop-in and overnight stable and farm sitting services in the municipalities of East Hants, West Hants, and Halifax (HRM).  I live in Mount Uniacke, just 15 minutes from HRM. 

Stables & Farms

  • Drop-in and overnight stable and farm sitting services available.

  • Your pets and animals are treated with love, kindness and respect.  

  • House pets, equines, farm animals, and critters are kept settled and comfortable during your absence. 

  • They're cared for and handled according to your explicit, written instructions.

  • I inspect your pets and critters for illness, disease, and injury, and peform daily fence and perimeter checks.

  • Before you go away, I visit your home without charge so we can meet and you can show me the ropes.

  • While you’re away, I send you regular updates to assure you of your pet's and critter's well-being. 

  • Medications administered upon request.

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

  • Routine trips to the groomer or vet and other requests will be considered at extra charge.

Other Important Info about EHPLS


  • RCMP Criminal Records checked.

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

  • Equine Health and Emergency First Aid Certified.

  • Certified in biosecurity, safe animal handling, farm safety, disaster planning, and much more.

  • Member of Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation (NSEF).

  • Member of Nova Scotia Agricultural Federation (NSAF)

  • Many references available.

"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."