StudentCo Pet Sitter Profile

If you like this profile, remember the name "Jarred B" and simply click here to tell us more about your pets and when you will need a sitter. StudentCo will let you know if this pet sitter is available (if not, you will be introduced to another, equally awesome, team member).

The next step is the meet-and-greet. This is an informal meeting at your home so you (and your pets!) can get to know a potential sitter. You are invited to discuss your needs and expectations openly, and then decide whether you would like to proceed with a booking. The meet-and-greet is 100% cost and obligation-free and will be arranged for a time that suits you.

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Name of sitter: Jarred B

Area: Lynnwood Estate, Pretoria

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

Course of study: BCom

Approved StudentCo pet sitter since:September 2017

Experience with animals and own pets

I have three cats back home in Pietermaritzburg, and two dogs at the commune I'm staying in Pretoria.

I look after them when there owner goes home, and I have other pet sitting experience.

I love animals of all shapes and sizes and look forward to meeting yours!

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StudentCo Pet Sitting procedure and veterinary emergency test

Jarred scored 96% in our test about proper pet sitting procedure and the recognition of common veterinary emergencies.

Feedback from References


A. du Plessis - CRC cell leader

Being part of StudentCo means working with children and 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:

I first met Jarred at Church.

Then I got to know him more as he became a member of my homecell.

He is very eager and always willing to help.

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

S. Courtney - acquaintance

Being part of StudentCo means working with children and 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:

Jarred is a friend of my son and they studying at the same university. They also studied the same course last year.

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

G. Wright - acquaintance

Being part of StudentCo means working with children and 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:

Jarred is a friend of my son Jason. Jarred is a dedicated and disciplined and follows through with his targets.

While at my house he showed great affection to my dogs.

Jarred studies with my son and he is open and always willing to learn.

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. Also have a look at pictures of some pets this sitter has looked after at the bottom of this profile page. Yay!

Stay-overs with Daisy, Babaloo, Fat cat, Socks, Grumpy, Hope, Tiger and Hamish

My name: Fiona Campbell

Name of pet sitter: Jarred B

My pets (breeds and names): Daisy, Babaloo, Fat cat, Socks, Grumpy, Hope, Tiger and Hamish

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: Yup - I got detailed daily updates as well as pictures

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

Upon my return, my home was presented to me in a clean and respectable state: Yup!

My particular instructions were followed to a T: Absolutely!

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

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

Additional Comments:

Jarred is friendly and makes sure my house and animals are well taking care of.

The animals are comfortable with Jarred and are not skittish.

Jarred made sure the animals were spoilt.

I will be requesting him when I need a pet sitter again.

Date of Review: 11/15/2017 9:00:28 AM

Stay-overs with Matisse and Picasso (Labradors), Ralph (Beagle), Rocket and Tico (Schnauzers)

My name: Hymne, Bouckaert

Name of pet sitter: Jarred B

My pets (breeds and names): Matisse and Picasso (Labradors), Ralph (Beagle), Rocket and Tico (Schnauzers)

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: Yup - I got detailed daily updates as well as pictures

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

Upon my return, my home was presented to me in a clean and respectable state: Yup!

My particular instructions were followed to a T: Absolutely!

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

If 1 is terrible and 5 is excellent, please rate your overall experience with StudentCo and this sitter: 4

Date of Review: 3/13/2018 4:37:08 PM

Stay-overs with Charlie and Rocky

My name: Dominique Prinsloo

Name of pet sitter: Jarred B

My pets (breeds and names): Charlie and Rocky

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: Yup - I got detailed daily updates as well as pictures

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: Yup!

My particular instructions were followed to a T: Absolutely!

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: 5

Additional Comments:

It was really comforting to know that Jarred was looking after my two dogs.

He took them for walks regularly and updated me daily on their progress.

Will definitely use him again and I really do recommend his services!

Date of Review: 10/4/2018 9:01:25 AM


Some pictures of the pet children during pet sitting

Jake and Tessa

Jake and Tessa

Jake and Tessa

Jake and Tessa