StudentCo Pet Sitter Profile

If you like this profile, remember the name "Simone D" 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: Simone D

Area:Pretoria (Lynnwood Glen)

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

Course of study: BA (Psychology and Communication Science)

Approved StudentCo pet sitter since:February 2017

Experience with animals and own pets

I absolutely love all four of my dogs and find spending time with them so therapeutic.

I have one large Boerboel named Zeus, two Yorkies named Duke and Fasa and finally a Jack Russell named Lady. I enjoiy taking care of them.

I have pet sitting experience, looking after 3 cats.

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StudentCo Pet Sitting procedure and veterinary emergency test

Simone scored above 80% in our test about proper pet sitting procedure and the recognition of common veterinary emergencies.

Feedback from References

J. Lawrence - 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:

I know her mom from work. Simone is an absolute delight and is kind hearted and full of life. She is always respectful and is always willing to help. You'd be doing your company a great service.

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

Additional notes: Simone has looked after the Lawrence pets.


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 Vincent & Xena (Italian Greyhounds)

My name: Marianne van Zyl

Name of pet sitter: Simoné D

My pets (breeds and names): Vincent & Xena (Italian Greyhounds)

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: 4

Additional Comments:

Thank you for taking good care of my 'kids'.

Date of Review: 3/29/2017 5:26:05 AM