StudentCo Pet Sitter Profile

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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: Kimera G

Area: Rooihuiskraal (Centurion)

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

Course of study: Bsc Medical Sciences

Approved StudentCo pet sitter since: October 2018

Experience with animals and own pets

I have had the wonderful opportunity of having many pets throughout my life. This has exponentially increased my love for all animals. I have had hamsters, a cat, fish, and dogs. I currently have two very playful dogs, Rosie and Fritos. Rose (a Boerboel cross German Shepherd) is eleven years old and Fritos (a Dachshund cross Staffie) is three years old. I also have two beautiful fish, Star and Silver.

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StudentCo Pet Sitting procedure and veterinary emergency test

Kimera passed our test about proper pet sitting procedure and the recognition of common veterinary emergencies. This means that she scored at least 80%. Please do feel free to ask for any team member’s individual test score.

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:

I am a lecturer at the University of Pretoria. I got to know Kimera, as she was one of my undergraduate students. I interact with Kimera frequently, as I am also currently mentoring her with a research project and she is volunteering in my laboratory.

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

Additional notes:

Kimera is a dedicated and hard-working student and I am confident that she will also apply this work ethic in outside endeavours.

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:

Kimera used to do pet and house sitting for our family during the December holidays, when we went away for a few days. She is very honest, trustworthy and reliable. She is a pleasure to work with and I would highly recommend her.

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

Reference 3

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:

I found her ad on Gumtree. She looked after my pets for around two years, whenever I went away on holiday or was away for the weekend.

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

Additional notes:

She's very reliable and responsible and she looked after my four cats and dog. She's very trustworthy too. My pets really loved her.


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 Lyla (cat), Ben (St Bernard), Tobe (Poodle Tobe) and Sandy (Sheepdog cross)

My name: Andriette Du Plessis

Name of pet sitter: Kimera G

My pets (breeds and names): Lyla (cat), Ben (St Bernard), Tobe (Poodle Tobe) and Sandy (Sheepdog cross)

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:

Very very happy with Kim.

She took special time to make friends with our very anti-social cat.

Daily updates, happy pets and super clean home when we returned.

Date of Review: 11/13/2018 7:21:33 PM