Knowledgeable and Experienced When It Comes to Animal Care

Knowledgeable and Experienced When It Comes to Animal Care

You'll be hard-pressed to find a more reliable and trustworthy pet sitter and livestock care specialist in the Lewis and Clark County region.

Growing up and working on farms all her life, Carrie knows a thing or two about animal care. She loves animals so much that she made it her goal to pursue veterinary school and graduated with honors from Bel - rea Institute of Animal Technology in 2002. Ever since she has been taking care of her own animals and pets as well as other's.She is well educated and highly qualified for all duties related to horse care, livestock care, farm care, pet sitting and other crucial responsibilities on farms and ranches for large and small animals. Most importantly she carries out her farm sitter duties with genuine love and care for your home and animals.

In Carrie's own words:
"It is my job to ensure that the needs of your animals and property are met in all the ways that you specify. I will perform a wide range of tasks to care for your animals and maintain your land & house. I know that the fewer changes made while you are away, the less likely that your pets, horses, poultry and livestock will become stressed. When you return, you'll find everything in the same condition as when you left it."

Carrie travels anywhere within Helena's West Side, West Central, Valley Southeast, Montana City and surrounding areas. Contact Your Guardian Angel today for a consultation with Carrie, or to book now!

Here's a Comprehensive List of Animal Care Services Carrie Offers:

Pet Care ~ Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, Caged Birds, Fish etc.

  • Observe for healthy appearance and behavior
  • Identify behavior quirks and respond accordingly
  • Feed and change water bowls
  • Groom and needed clean up
  • Provide exercise ~ yard turnout, walks, and play time
  • Scoop poop, clean litter boxes, kennels and cages
  • Manage kennels, cages and pen bedding
  • Administer medications properly and timely ~ sprays, pills, creams, injections, etc.
  • Special needs and senior care
  • Identify and properly respond to health and medical issues
  • Provide lots of TLC!

Horse Care (Also Mules and Donkeys)

  • Observe for healthy appearance and behavior
  • Identify behavior quirks and respond according
  • Feed and provide clean water. Sanitize as needed. Check heated waterer.
  • Clean stalls, paddocks, and pens. Manage and refresh bedding
  • Pasture rotation and turn-out
  • Groom, hoof pick and needed clean up
  • Optional exercise on lunge line or in round pen (ground work only)
  • Blanketing, fly sheets & masks
  • Administer medications properly and timely ~ sprays, pills, pastes, creams, injections, etc.
  • Special needs and senior care
  • Identify and properly respond to health and medical issues
  • Recognize and respond according to owners specifications regarding foaling
  • Deal with emergency barn repairs and/or issues
  • Provide lots of TLC!

Livestock Care ~ Cattle, Ruminants, Pigs and Poultry

  • Observe for healthy appearance and behavior
  • Identify behavior quirks and respond according
  • Feed and provide clean water. Sanitize as needed. Check heated waterers.
  • Clean barnyard, stalls, pens, feeders and coops. Manage stall & pen bedding.
  • Pasture rotation and turn-out
  • Lock poultry up at dusk or later. Freshen bedding and nesting boxes.
  • Collecting eggs and properly storing them on premises per owners specifications
  • Administer medications properly and timely ~ sprays, pills, pastes, creams, injections, etc.
  • Special needs and senior care
  • Identify and properly respond to health and medical issues
  • Recognize and respond according to owners specifications regarding calving, lambing, etc.
  • Deal with emergency barn repairs and/or issues
  • Provide lots of TLC!