StudentCo Pet Sitter Profile

Name of sitter: Mikayla D

Area: Garsfontein, Pretoria East

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

Course of study: Bed – Senior Phase and FET Teaching

Approved StudentCo pet sitter since: January 2019


Experience with animals and own pets

I share my home with three happy dogs - Taylor, Ceaser and Bella. Our youngest dog is a mixed breed and is always in the mood to play fetch and swim - even in the winter time. My Labrador is a rescue dog that we adopted after he was abandoned and my eldest dog loves to be brushed, loves to lay with you when you’re in the kitchen preparing any kind of food and loves going for walks.

Growing up, I had two birds who always kept me company, and loads of fish throughout the years. I also had two small dogs, but unfortunately, I lost them due to old age. I'm always the one who looks after the dogs in my home and takes care of them.


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:

Mikayla worked for us at a few markets and she is a very hard worker. She always does more than what’s required of her and she is very reliable and dedicated. She under pressure and did an amazing job. She is friendly and really good with people.

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 Bullit (Bullterrier)

My name: Karin Stander

Name of pet sitter: Mikayla D

My pets (breeds and names): Bullit (Bullterrier)

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: Mikayla is indeed the sweetest lady. She is kind, soft spoken and extremely trustworthy. Bullit adored her and although the 2 pugs did not stay with her, they loved her too upon meeting her. I will gladly recommend Studentco to all and Mikayla was a perfect match. We will definitely make use of your and specifically her services in future. 5star rating overall. Thank for making it so easy for us!!!!!

Date of Review: 4/29/2019 5:52:11 PM

Stay-overs with Gesiggie and Kabous

My name: Marie-Louise du Preez

Name of pet sitter: Mikayla D

My pets (breeds and names): Gesiggie and Kabous

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

Additional Comments: Thank you so much!!

Stay-overs with Impie and Luna (Staffies)

My name: Chanelle Van Dyk

Name of pet sitter: Mikayla D

My pets (breeds and names): Impie and Luna (Staffies)

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

Additional Comments: Mikayla is a stunning young lady, will definitely ask her to stay with our pets again!

Stay-overs with Cheeky (Toy Pom), Pixie (Toy Pom) and Freckles (Border Collie)

My name: Ettienne Pitts

Name of pet sitter: Mikayla D

My pets (breeds and names): Cheeky (Toy Pom), Pixie (Toy Pom) and Freckles (Border Collie)

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: Our pets were so calm and looked happy when we came home. We wish Mikayla could stay here and keep them company permanently!

Date of Review: 2019/09/02 16:08:16

Stay-overs with Cheeky (Toy Pom), Pixie (Toy Pom) and Freckles (Border Collie)

My name: Ettienne Pitts

Name of pet sitter: Mikayla D

My pets (breeds and names): Cheeky (Toy Pom), Pixie (Toy Pom) and Freckles (Border Collie)

Service used: Stay-overs

My pet sitter was well-presented and well-spoken during the meet-and-greet - I immediately felt comfortable: This is not the 1st time we have booked with this sitter - we did not have a meet-and-greet as we know each other :)

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:

Our pets were so calm and looked happy when we came home.

We wish Mikayla could stay here and keep them company permanently!

Date of review: 11/18/2019 9:03