StudentCo Pet Sitter Profile

If you like this profile, remember the name "Kelsie O" 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.


Name of sitter: Kelsie O

Area: Roodepoort (Weltevredenpark)

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

Course of study: Hospitality Management

Approved StudentCo pet sitter since: November 2016

Experience with animals and own pets

I am the proud fur parent of 3 beautiful dogs - Dixie, Charlie and Layla, all saved from rescue shelters. I love all kinds of animals and they have always been a close part of my life!

I occasionally volunteer at animal shelters (most often The Ark).

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StudentCo Pet Sitting procedure and veterinary emergency test

Kelsie scored 100% in our test about proper pet sitting procedure and the recognition of common veterinary emergencies.

Feedback from References

G. Lingens - Hockey coach

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 have taught and coached Kelsie at High school.

Kelsie is a confident young lady. I could trust Kelsie to handle many situations with a great deal of responsibility.

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

M. Mojapelo - pet sitting

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:

Kelsie has house sat for us and looked after our 2 dogs on several occasions.

She is a young, enthusiastic and caring person. She loves people and animals.

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 Whiskey, Molly and Max (Labradors)

My name: J. Johns

Name of pet sitter: Kelsie O

My pets (breeds and names): Whiskey, Molly and Max (Labradors)

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

Date of Review: 12/31/2016 5:54

Stay-overs with Griffin and Pepper (small dogs); Honey, Tara, Cadmium, Friday (cats); Indigo and Ashurbanipal (bunnies)

My name: E. Prehn

Name of pet sitter: Kelsie O

My pets (breeds and names): Griffin and Pepper (small dogs); Honey, Tara, Cadmium, Friday (cats); Indigo and Ashurbanipal (bunnies)

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: Kelsie was on time to the minute, attentive and gentle. I gave her quite a long list of specific feeding requirements, and she understood it all very quickly. The whole organisation is well-run, well-organised, and a pleasure to deal with.

Date of Review: 2/21/2017 9:45:03 AM

Visits with Feri and Fuzzi (Persian cats)

My name: P. Richards

Name of pet sitter: Laetitia L

My pets (breeds and names): Feri and Fuzzi (Persian cats)

Service used: Visits

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: Laetitia was fantastic. I would definitely use her again.

Date of Review: 2/21/2017 9:57:48 AM

Stay-overs with Bella (Beagle)

My name: Phillippa Grant

Name of pet sitter: Kelsie O

My pets (breeds and names): Bella (Beagle)

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

I acknowledge that this review is true and accurate and hereby consent to its unlimited use and publication for marketing and other means.

Date of Review: 8/30/2017 3:33:52 PM

Stay-overs with Bertus and Lulu (Jack Russells)

My name: Naomi de Carvalho

Name of pet sitter: Kelsie O

My pets (breeds and names): Bertus and Lulu (Jack Russells)

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 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

I acknowledge that this review is true and accurate and hereby consent to its unlimited use and publication for marketing and other means.

Date of Review: 8/23/2017 12:22:13 PM

Stay-overs with Frodo (Labrador) and Lucy (Golden Retriever)

My name: Craig Vaughan

Name of pet sitter: Kelsie O

My pets (breeds and names): Frodo (Labrador) and Lucy (Golden Retriever)

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:

Kelsie was great!

Date of Review: 1/3/2019 7:57:20 AM


Some pictures of the pet children during pet sitting

Whisky, Molly and Max, cuddling

Whisky, Molly and Max, cuddling

Whisky and Molly, contemplating a swim

Whisky and Molly, contemplating a swim

Miemie & Lily-bell

Miemie & Lily-bell

Cutie

Cutie

Morning walk with Bella

Morning walk with Bella

Bella

Bella