House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
Response Time
Under half an hour

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
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5 Reviews

Meggan D.
Meggan D.
Jun 30, 2018

Ellen spent a week with our dog, Maia. Maia doesn't do well in boarding situations, stresses out and gets sick. This was our first time using an in-home sitter and we'll NEVER go back to boarding again. Ellen was flexible and willing to work with our vacation schedule. She was attentive, had lots of questions about how to best care for Maia and they both had a great week together. She sent me texts with ...

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Kay A.
Kay A.
Jun 22, 2018
Verified Stay

Ellen was wonderful with our dogs. Upon our first meeting, she was calm and friendly and put our dogs at ease right away. Ellen also asked very thoughtful questions, giving us assurance that she was caring and experienced in pet care. She communicated updates with us regularly and provided periodic pictures, as well. It was so great to see dog smiles in the pictures! We will definitely be asking her to sit again.

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Owen K.
Owen K.
May 24, 2018

Ellen's love and care for dogs and cats goes beyond affinity; it is advocacy! In addition to being an animal rights activist, she has worked at multiple humane society shelters caring for several dogs during each shift. Ellen manages to address the nutritional, emotional and exercise needs of each animal in her charge while also developing true friendships along the way. In the same way that a shelter dog needs support and affection to offset ...

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About Ellen

years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Energetic & Experienced

I have worked with many dogs and am comfortable grooming, walking, feeding, playing with, and caring for your dogs. I grew up with dogs and have mastered the best dog biscuit that I can make from scratch. I have not met a dog I didn't think was cute so I don't; have a favourite breed. My favourite activity to do with dogs is taking them on long walks and hikes. My favorite spots are to ...

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
First Aid/CPR
Can provide daily exercise
Injected Medication Administration
Senior Dog Experience

When Ellen watches your pet

Ellen's Service Area

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