StudentCo Pet Sitter Profile

If you like this profile, remember the name "Petra G" 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: Petra G

Area:Pretoria (Brooklyn)

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

Course of study: BSc (Geography)

Approved StudentCo pet sitter since: April 2017

Experience with animals and own pets

My dog's name is Lente (Afrikaans word for the season Spring). She is a bundle of energy and lots of love! She enjoys taking walks,swimming and speaking with her fellow animal friends.

I have experience looking after our neighbors' pets (both cats and dogs). I appreciate the different breeds of dogs and cats, and the characteristics that make them unique!

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StudentCo Pet Sitting procedure and veterinary emergency test

Petra scored 98% in our test about proper pet sitting procedure and the recognition of common veterinary emergencies.

Feedback from References

J. Terblanche - Doxa Deo Church 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:

From our church youth group past 2 years.

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

J. Bravinboer - babysitting

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:

Petra has been one of my most reliable babysitters. I have two small daughters, 5 and 6. They love her and I trust her. I've known her for 6 months.

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!

Visits with Bella and Jocky

My name: Martie Abrahamse

Name of pet sitter: Petra G

My pets (breeds and names): Bella and Jocky

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:

It was once again a pleasure having a StudentCo petsitter keeping an eye on Jocky and Bella.

Petra was lovely!

And thanks to the admin team for always being so helpful even on short notice.

Date of Review: 6/21/2017 7:22:02 PM

Stay-overs with Angie (Golden Retriever), Strepies (Cat)

My name: Ockert Henning

Name of pet sitter: Petra G

My pets (breeds and names): Angie (Golden Retriever), Strepies (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 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:

Fourth time we used StudentCo and will definitely continue to do so.

Petra was great! Thanks.

Date of Review: 9/21/2017 6:30:52 AM

Stay-overs with Jolí and Julliette (Italian Greyhounds), and Nuk (Maltese)

My name: Karen, Storm

Name of pet sitter: Petra G

My pets (breeds and names): Jolí and Julliette (Italian Greyhounds), and Nuk (Maltese)

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: 3/15/2018 12:36:01 AM

Stay-overs with Jolí, Julliette (Italian Greyhounds) and Nuki (Maltese)

My name: Karen Storm

Name of pet sitter: Petra G

My pets (breeds and names): Jolí, Julliette (Italian Greyhounds) and Nuki (Maltese)

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: 3/15/2018 12:36:01 AM

Visits with Zara and Loki (Beagles)

My name: Suzanne Terblanche

Name of pet sitter: Petra G

My pets (breeds and names): Zara and Loki (Beagles)

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

Date of Review: 4/4/2018 4:49:45 PM

Stay-overs with Obi (dog mix) and Yoda (Border Collie)

My name: Pieter Barnard

Name of pet sitter: Petra G

My pets (breeds and names): Obi (dog mix) and Yoda (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 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: 4/11/2018 7:27:33 AM

Visits with Tessa and Hiena

My name: Nicolette van Heerden

Name of pet sitter: Petra G

My pets (breeds and names): Tessa and Hiena

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:

We were nervous to have a stranger taking care of our dogs.

Petra took very well care of our fury kids.

We felt relaxed when meeting her.

The updates were assuring.

Thank you so much.

Date of Review: 4/10/2018 5:14:32 PM

Stay-overs with Obi and Yoda

My name: Pieter Barnard

Name of pet sitter: Petra G

My pets (breeds and names): Obi and Yoda

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!

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 dogs always seem sad when Petra has to leave!

Really makes us feel at ease having her look after Obi and Yoda.

Date of Review: 9/5/2018 4:59:48 AM


Some pictures of the pet children during pet sitting

 Miska & Mojo play time

Miska & Mojo play time

Love for Jockey

Love for Jockey

 Jockey

Jockey

Bella

Bella

Pablo

Pablo

Adler

Adler

Rolo

Rolo

Lulu

Lulu

 Angie

Angie

Strepies

Strepies

Mojo

Mojo