StudentCo Pet Sitter Profile

Name of sitter: Megan J

Area: Birchleigh, Kempton Park and Prinshof, Pretoria

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

Course of study: BSc – Genetics and Microbiology and Honours – Virology

Approved StudentCo pet sitter since: November 2018


Experience with animals and own pets

I share a home with five beings. Three of them have two legs and the two of them have four legs. My animals mean the world to me and I will always go out of my way to protect and care for them. They have been a part of our family since 2010, but for as long as I can remember, we have always had animals.

Besides having our two dogs, Edgar and Zeena - two very energetic German Shepherds, at home, I had four stray cats, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Aqua and Meow Meow, that I took care of in Bloemfontein, where I studied. I had all of them spayed and vaccinated and they are now in loving homes.

In addition to having dogs, I have also had hamsters, birds and fish. I have always wanted to become a vet, but realised that I'm too emotionally involved when it comes to sick or abused animals. So I have decided to go into Viral Zoonosis, where I will be doing research on protecting animals and humans from current and emerging viral diseases.


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:

She worked for me in my pharmacy.

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

Additional notes:

She is very reliable, hardworking and dependable. She is always on time and never complained about working a bit longer.


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 Shiatsu (German shepherd), Po (Pekinese), Bailie (Yorkie), Wiggles (Pomeranian) and Benji (Cat)

My name: Elma Brownlee

Name of pet sitter: Megan J

My pets (breeds and names): Shiatsu (German shepherd), Po (Pekinese), Bailie (Yorkie), Wiggles (Pomeranian) and Benji (Cat)

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!

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

Stay-overs with Coco and Bella (Beagles)

My name: Joanne Zimmerman

Name of pet sitter: Megan J

My pets (breeds and names): Coco and Bella (Beagles)

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

Stay-overs with Lumi and Pixie (Dapple dachshunds)

My name: Lindy Myburg

Name of pet sitter: Megan J

My pets (breeds and names): Lumi and Pixie (Dapple dachshunds)

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 a real pleasure having Megan take care of Lumi and Pixie, I can see that they have bonded really well with her. She is an awesome pet sitter.

Stay-overs with Shiatsu (German shepherd), Po (Pekinese), Bailie (Yorkie), Wiggles (Pomeranian) and Benji (Cat)

My name: Elma Brownlee

Name of pet sitter: Megan J

My pets (breeds and names): Shiatsu (German shepherd), Po (Pekinese), Bailie (Yorkie), Wiggles (Pomeranian) and Benji (Cat)

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: Had no signal at venue but trusted Megan fully looking after our babies while we were away. Such a blessing!

Date of review: 2019/09/09 17:17:44