StudentCo Pet Sitter Profile

Name of sitter: Tayla M

Area: Wierda Park and Copperleaf, Centurion

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

Course of study: Human Sciences

Approved StudentCo pet sitter since: January 2019


Experience with animals and own pets

Animals have always been a part of my life. Growing up, my mother would tell me how she could leave me to play on the floor with our two dogs Vinnie, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, and Muffin, a Maltese Poodle, when I was a toddler and not once did they ever get violent.

I loved them very much. After they passed, we bought another Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Hercules, who has been a handful at times (he ate most of our patio set), but has such a lovely nature.

Dogs are always happy to see you and after a long day there is nothing better than seeing them. I have experience in looking after my friends and families’ pets and homes and also experience in feeding and looking after pets in my area.


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 worked with Tayla for two years and have known her for three years. She started as an intern and moved into a contract position.

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

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:

Tayla worked at our offices (Hatfield Christian Church South) as an intern for 2 years and was appointed for a year contract in 2018 as our Receptionist and Finance Assistant. Tayla is very involved in our church community and we really loved working with her. She is a real sweetheart and has a kind and gentle spirit.

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 Bella (Labrador), Enzo and Lambie (Dachshunds)

My name: Rentia Prins

Name of pet sitter: Tayla M

My pets (breeds and names): Bella (Labrador), Enzo and Lambie (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

Date of Review: 3/28/2019 6:39:43 PM

Stay-overs with Bella (Labrador ) , Enzo and Lambie (Daschaunds)

My name: Rentia Prins

Name of pet sitter: Tayla M

My pets (breeds and names): Bella (Labrador ) , Enzo and Lambie (Daschaunds)

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: A big thank you! I could go away with less worries about my babies!

Date of Review: 4/14/2019 5:05:24 PM

Visits with Charlotte and Dougal (Scotties), Chloe and Katy (Cats), Elsa (Hedgehog)

My name: Ansunette Momberg

Name of pet sitter: Tayla M

My pets (breeds and names): Charlotte and Dougal (Scotties), Chloe and Katy (Cats), Elsa (Hedgehog)

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 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: It was such a pleasure dealing with Tayla - hope to use her in September again when we going away 19-26 Sep.

Stay-overs with Cutie and Teenie

My name: Louna Van der Ryst

Name of pet sitter: Tayla M

My pets (breeds and names): Cutie and Teenie

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

Date of Review: 2019/07/12 08:21:00

Stay-overs with Cutie and Teenie

My name: Louna Van der Ryst

Name of pet sitter: Tayla M

My pets (breeds and names): Cutie and Teenie

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

Date of Review: 2019/09/09 12:09:49

Stay-overs with Zoya (Airedale Terrier); Laya (Labrador); Plato (Ginger cat); and Luna (Grey cat)

My name: Donné Barnard

Name of pet sitter: Tayla M

My pets (breeds and names): Zoya (Airedale Terrier); Laya (Labrador); Plato (Ginger cat); and Luna (Grey 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!

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: Tayla treated my animals with respect and gave them lots of love. My house was in perfect condition when we returned. I was able to enjoy my holiday as she kept me informed about my animals at all times, and spoiled me with numerous pictures. We will always use studentco in the future, and always ask for Tayla whenever possible!

Date of review: 2019/09/11 12:06:53