Ellen Frost has taken care of dogs all her life. She was a professional dog handler and is currently approved to judge all sporting breeds and a variety of others by the American Kennel Club. She is the Chairperson of the Mimi Paige Foundation, which is an organization dedicated to responsible pet ownership. She has worked tirelessly with other animal welfare groups to ensure that every healthy animal in shelters is adopted. She also serves on various local boards and is serving her second term as a Buncombe County Commissioner.
Her pets speak volumes about her passion for all animals. She is the proud owner of 6 dogs (Pictured: Alex and Bentley), 4 of which are rescues from the Asheville Humane Society. She also owns 3 cats and 4 horses.