StudentCo Pet Sitter Profile

Name of sitter: Heinrich N

Area: Irene, Centurion and Groenkloof, Pretoria

Note: Heinrich happily looks after pets who are not in his immediate area - driving is not a problem.

Course of study: Law

Approved StudentCo pet sitter since: April 2019


Experience with animals and own pets

I grew up in a household full of animals! We were on a small holding (plot) with dogs, cats, two dams with Khoi fish, geese, chickens and ducks. I am a kind, fun loving Law student with a passion for animals!

I take my Ridgeback, Julia, and my rough Collie/Jack Russel cross, Jakkals, to the Walkhaven Dog Park at least once every two weeks. I love nature and the outdoors.


Feedback from References


Reference 1

Being part of StudentCo means working with animals. In your opinion, would the above person be suitable for this type of work? Absolutely!

Would you describe him/her as an honest, reliable individual? Yes, I would.

Would you trust this person with your own children, home and pets? Yes, I would.

Please describe how you know this person:

He sings in the University of Pretoria Camerata choir with me. He has been a responsible and reliable person with all that I've given him. He always wants the best for others and listens attentively.

Please confirm that you are not an immediate family member, romantic partner or close friend of the above person. Confirmed!

Reference 2

Being part of StudentCo means working with animals. In your opinion, would the above person be suitable for this type of work? Absolutely!

Would you describe him/her as an honest, reliable individual? Yes, I would.

Would you trust this person with your own children, home and pets? Yes, I would.

Please describe how you know this person:

Heinrich was a student at our school. He has proven to be an exceptional pupil due to his display of self-discipline, Heinrich is an excellent example of a model student. He has always shown a sense of direction and praiseworthy reliability. He became Head boy in his matric year.

Please confirm that you are not an immediate family member, romantic partner or close friend of the above person. Confirmed!


StudentCo Client Reviews

Please note that not all pet parents complete our feedback questionnaire - for a full list of any sitter's experience, please do feel free to ask.


Stay-overs with Bianca (Dalmation/border collie) and Bryan (Cocker spaniel)

My name: Henco Opperman

Name of pet sitter: Heinrich N

My pets (breeds and names): Bianca (Dalmation/border collie) and Bryan (Cocker spaniel)

Service used: Stay-overs

My pet sitter was well-presented and well-spoken during the meet-and-greet - I immediately felt comfortable: Absolutely!

While I was away, my pet sitter kept in daily contact. I knew what was going on at my home, and how my pets were doing: Sort of - I got updates, but they were not as detailed as I would have liked.

Upon my return, my pets were happy and well cared for: Absolutely!

Upon my return, my home was presented to me in a clean and respectable state: Not quite...

My particular instructions were followed to a T: Not quite...

I would recommend StudentCo to friends and family: Yes, absolutely!

I was satisfied with my dealings with the admin team: Yes, absolutely

If 1 is terrible and 5 is excellent, please rate your overall experience with StudentCo and this sitter: 3

Additional notes: While we were away we did have to ask for updates and photos. Our ADT alarm was set off 52 times in one night while Heinrich was there at the property. On return to our house, the dogs had a tiny bit of water in one bowl, and no other water which was a bit concerning. There is also a huge scratch in our bath which wasn't there when we left.

Note from StudentCo: We thank Henco for this feedback. The issue was immediately addressed, with both pet parent and pet sitter contacted. Thank you for helping us improve our service!

Date of Review: 2019/08/05 13:22:10