Meet our Team

OUR DIVERSE AND TALENTED TEAM

At Waggly Tails, our sitters come from diverse backgrounds, each contributing a unique skill set and a wealth of experience. We believe that our differences are our strength, and it’s this diversity that allows us to offer our clients a truly unique and personalized pet care service.

Our team is united by a common passion for pets and a shared commitment to ensuring the happiness, health, and safety of your beloved animals. When you choose Waggly Tails, you’re not just getting a pet care service; you’re getting a team of dedicated individuals with a wide range of expertise, all working together to provide the best possible care for your pets.

Meet the Founders

Lee Anne

Pet Sitter and Owner

Introducing Lee Anne, our skilled Team Leader who effortlessly manages both new and existing client interactions and reservations. She’s always ready to step in for pet care visits whenever a team member’s availability is in question. With her sharp problem-solving skills, Lee Anne navigates various situations with finesse, ensuring unmatched peace of mind for all our clients.

At just 28 years young, Lee Anne radiates a genuine passion for pets, fully understanding the profound significance they hold in our lives. Her empathetic connection to the bond between humans and animals enriches her ability to provide top-notch care.

Lee Anne’s dedication to excellence shines through her proactive role as a liaison between clients and our pet care team. Her wealth of experience in handling diverse client inquiries and reservations underscores her expertise in managing the client-pet-caretaker relationship seamlessly.

Rest assured, your beloved pets are guaranteed optimal care under Lee Anne’s watchful guidance. With an unwavering commitment to their well-being, she ensures your pets receive the utmost attention and affection. Lee Anne’s ability to seamlessly step in when needed highlights her reliability and unwavering dedication.

By entrusting your pets to Lee Anne’s care, you’re giving them the privilege of experiencing her deep-seated passion and unwavering commitment. Be confident that your pets will thrive under her attentive care, receiving the love and comfort they deserve in an environment where their happiness is our top priority.

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Justine

Pet Sitter and Co-Founder

Introducing Justine, a 26-year-old student currently pursuing a BSc in Physiology and Psychology at Varsity College. She embodies a deep commitment to both academic excellence and the well-being of animals.

Her extraordinary passion and affection for animals, particularly cats and dogs, shine through her endeavors. Justine’s dedication to understanding the intricacies of human and animal behavior aligns seamlessly with her academic journey, reflecting her earnest desire to make a positive impact on the lives of pets and their owners.

Respect for the privacy and belongings of others is a fundamental aspect of Justine’s character. With unwavering diligence, she ensures she safeguards these aspects with care exceeding her own. Her profound respect underscores her dedication to responsible and considerate pet care.

As a Co-Founder of Waggly Tails, Justine brings over five years of invaluable experience in the realm of pet sitting. Through this journey, she has formed deep bonds with the animals she has cared for, nurturing a genuine love that mirrors the bond between owner and pet. This commitment stands as a testament to her dedication and her ability to ensure the happiness and security of every furry friend.

Justine’s promise to care for your pets as if they were her own resonates with her sincere commitment to creating a comfortable and secure environment. This commitment extends beyond words to encompass every interaction and decision she makes while providing pet care services.

With a solid understanding of physiological and psychological nuances gained through her academic studies and extensive involvement in the world of pet care, Justine is uniquely positioned to offer compassionate, informed, and attentive support to your cherished companions. Her academic pursuits not only enrich her understanding but also enhance the quality of care she provides.

Thank you for considering Justine to care for your beloved pets. Her enthusiasm to embrace her responsibilities, coupled with her genuine dedication, ensures that your trust will be well-placed. By entrusting your pets to her care, you’re granting them the opportunity to thrive in an environment enriched by her passion and devotion.

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Pet Sitters

Erika

Pet Sitter

Pet Sitter Erika

Introducing Erika, a dedicated and passionate pet sitter who has been an invaluable member of the Waggly Tails team since 2018. Her extensive experience and unwavering commitment to exceptional pet care make her the trusted choice for pet owners seeking reliable and compassionate care for their furry or non-furry companions.

Erika’s genuine love for animals shines through her diverse array of pets, which includes rabbits and hedgehogs. This variety has allowed her to develop a deep understanding of the unique needs and behaviors of various breeds, a quality that sets her apart as a knowledgeable and caring pet sitter.

Erika’s top priority is the comfort and well-being of the pets under her care. Her affectionate nature and unwavering attention ensure that each animal receives an ample amount of love and care, creating an environment where they can thrive in contentment.

Furthermore, Erika recognizes the importance of maintaining a consistent routine for pets. She goes the extra mile to uphold their accustomed schedules, minimizing stress and ensuring their overall happiness during their time with her.

When entrusting your beloved companions to Erika, you can rest assured that they will be in capable hands. Her dedication to providing nourishment, companionship, and a nurturing atmosphere makes her a dependable choice for pet owners who prioritize the well-being and happiness of their pets above all else.

Erika’s unwavering passion for animals and her years of experience make her an excellent choice for pet care, and her commitment to the welfare of your pets is second to none.

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Meyrisé & Wian

Pet Sitter Wian & Meyrise

Pet Sitter

Introducing

Meyrisé and Wian, a dynamic and passionate pet-sitting duo dedicated to ensuring the well-being of your beloved pets. Wian, a 19-year-old nature management student, is fueled by his profound love for animals, while Meyrisé, also 19, focuses on sport management but shares the same deep passion for animals.

Their commitment to providing exceptional pet care is rooted in their genuine affection and protection for animals. Meyrisé and Wian prioritize the happiness and safety of your pets, offering them the care and attention they deserve.

Beyond pet care, they excel in maintaining cleanliness within your home and backyard, ensuring that your living space remains pristine. Their dedication extends to keeping your dogs active through regular walks and playtime, ensuring that your furry friends receive both mental and physical stimulation.

With Meyris√© and Wian, you can enjoy a worry-free holiday, knowing that your pets are in the hands of responsible and caring individuals. Their promise to provide top-notch care for your furry companions and maintain a tidy home reflects their genuine commitment to your pets’ happiness and your peace of mind.

Meyrisé and Wian eagerly anticipate the opportunity to nurture, protect, and create a safe and loving environment for your cherished pets. Your trust in them is invaluable, and they are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of care for your furry family members.

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Barend

Pet Sitter

Barend
Pet Sitter

Introducing¬†Barend, a responsible and enthusiastic 17-year-old with a genuine passion for pets. Despite his young age, Barend’s mature outlook and deep love for animals make him a promising pet sitter.

His affection for dogs and cats is unmistakable, and he takes immense joy in providing them with the care and attention they rightfully deserve. Barend’s enthusiasm for taking dogs on enjoyable walks not only benefits the pets physically but also showcases his commitment to ensuring their happiness and overall well-being.

Barend’s eagerness to embrace the responsibility of pet sitting reflects his readiness to contribute positively to the lives of both pets and their owners. His aspiration to share his love and care with your beloved pets is a testament to his compassionate nature and dedication.

Your pets are in safe hands with Barend, who is genuinely excited about the opportunity to spend quality time with them in your absence. His authentic affection and responsible approach ensure that your pets will receive the attention, care, and love they deserve.

By entrusting Barend with the care of your furry companions, you’re granting them the privilege of experiencing his warmth, enthusiasm, and responsible care. Rest assured that your pets will be in the company of an individual who is dedicated to creating a comfortable and enjoyable environment for them while you are away.

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Chereé

Pet SitterCheree
Pet Sitter

Introducing Chereé, a dedicated pet sitter with a genuine passion for animals. Despite being only 22 years old, her love for pets is a driving force behind her commitment to exceptional pet care.

Chere√©’s deep affinity for animals is evident in her preference to engage with dogs at social gatherings, showcasing her natural ability to connect with our four-legged companions. Her desire to provide nurturing and engaging experiences for pets aligns seamlessly with her role as a pet sitter.

As a staunch advocate for routines, Chere√© understands the significance of stability in a pet’s life. She is unwavering in her commitment to maintaining established routines, ensuring that your pets experience a sense of comfort and familiarity during your absence.

Chere√©’s affection extends to both cats and dogs, demonstrating her well-rounded love for animals. Her open-hearted approach and ability to form connections with a diverse range of animals highlight her genuine fondness.

By entrusting Chere√© with the care of your pets, you’re granting them the opportunity to benefit from her enthusiastic and dedicated approach. Her love for maintaining routines, coupled with her genuine fondness for animals, creates an environment where your pets will feel cherished, comfortable, and secure.

Chereé eagerly anticipates the prospect of meeting you and your pets. Her commitment to ensuring the well-being and happiness of your beloved companions underscores her suitability as a responsible and caring pet sitter. With Chereé at the helm, you can rest assured that your pets will receive the attention and care they deserve, fostering a positive experience even in your absence.

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Ashley

Pet Sitter

Ashley
Pet Sitter

Introducing Ashley, a diligent and vivacious 22-year-old who approaches life with dedication and enthusiasm. Her passion for pets, especially cats and dogs, is a defining aspect of her character, setting the stage for her role as an adept pet sitter.

Ashley’s unwavering commitment to her responsibilities is evident in her strong work ethic and approach to life. Her dedication to living life to the fullest seamlessly translates into her devotion to providing top-tier care for pets and ensuring the security of your home.

With a heart full of affection for pets, Ashley ensures that your furry companions will be nurtured and cherished under her watchful eye. Her unwavering commitment to their happiness and comfort underscores her dedication to their well-being, creating an environment where they can thrive in your absence.

Ashley’s poignant quote, “Whoever said that diamonds are a girl’s best friend… Never owned a dog,” reflects her deep understanding of the unique bond between humans and their animal companions. This sentiment encapsulates her ability to empathize with the joy and companionship that pets bring into our lives.

By entrusting Ashley with the care of your pets and home, you are partnering with an individual who takes immense pride in her responsibilities. Her passion for pets, coupled with her diligent nature, guarantees a level of care and attention that goes beyond the ordinary. Ashley’s commitment to keeping your pets content and your home secure stands as a testament to her dedication and genuine concern.

Ashley eagerly anticipates the opportunity to provide exceptional care for your beloved pets and to maintain the safety of your home. Her warm-hearted approach and unwavering dedication ensure that your trust will be well-placed, allowing you to enjoy your time away with confidence in her capable hands.

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Mignon

Pet SitterMignon
Pet Sitter

Introducing¬†Mignon, a dedicated and personable 20-year-old with a genuine affection for animals. Currently pursuing studies in admin and project management, Mignon’s commitment to excellence extends to her role as a responsible and compassionate pet sitter.

Her deep love for animals is unmistakable in her promise to provide exceptional care and shower them with affection. Mignon’s dedication to ensuring the well-being of pets aligns perfectly with her friendly, reliable, and devoted nature, making her a trustworthy choice for pet owners seeking dependable care.

With a proven track record of responsibility and hard work, Mignon’s commitment goes beyond just providing care for animals. Her qualities as a pet owner herself, with 3 Boerboels and a dachshund, showcase her firsthand experience and understanding of the unique needs and dynamics of different breeds.

Mignon’s pledge to care for your pets as if they were her own underscores her commitment to creating a secure and nurturing environment. In addition to pet care, her responsibility extends to maintaining the security and order of your home.

By entrusting Mignon with the care of your beloved pets and home, you’re granting them the privilege of experiencing her warmth, dedication, and responsible approach. Rest assured that your pets and property will be in capable hands, and you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that they will receive the care and attention they deserve even in your absence.

info@wagglytails.co.za

 

Pet Sitter Karli

Karli

Pet Sitter

Introducing Karli, a dedicated and enthusiastic 19-year-old pet sitter embarking on her first year of studies in Nature Management. Her genuine passion for animals and nature serves as a driving force behind her commitment to exceptional pet care.

Karli’s heartfelt affection for furry companions is unmistakable in her warm demeanor and profound connection with animals. Growing up with a variety of pets, from rabbits to dogs, she possesses an intimate understanding of their needs and behaviors.

As a hardworking and loyal individual, Karli’s trustworthy nature underscores her dedication to providing reliable and responsible pet care. Her commitment to creating a safe, nurturing, and enjoyable environment for your furry best friend aligns seamlessly with her studies and personal aspirations in the field of Nature Management.

Karli eagerly anticipates the opportunity to spend quality time with your beloved pet. Her passion for animals, coupled with her diligent work ethic, guarantees a level of care and attention that reflects her genuine dedication. By entrusting Karli with your pet’s well-being, you are granting them the privilege of experiencing her warmth, affection, and responsible approach, ensuring that your furry best friend will receive the care they deserve in your absence.

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Travis

Pet SitterPet Sitter Travis

Introducing Travis, a 19-year-old student currently pursuing studies in nature management at CA. With a genuine affinity for the outdoors and a deep appreciation for the emotional and affectionate nature of animals, Travis is ready to provide exemplary care for your beloved pets.

His intrinsic connection with the natural world and profound understanding of the emotional nuances of animals align seamlessly with his role as a pet sitter. Travis’s passion for fostering a secure and loving environment for pets reflects his commitment to ensuring that they experience comfort and happiness during your time away from home.

Travis’s dedication to prioritizing your pets is unwavering. He pledges to extend the highest level of care and affection to your four-legged companions, treating them as if they were his very own. This commitment speaks volumes about his reliability and sense of responsibility in safeguarding the well-being of your pets.

By entrusting Travis with the care of your pets, you are granting them the privilege of experiencing his genuine devotion and attentive approach. His enthusiasm for the outdoors, coupled with his empathetic connection to animals, creates a harmonious setting where your pets will thrive under his watchful eye. With Travis at the helm of their care, you can take solace in knowing that your pets are receiving the same level of affection and attention you provide them, even in your absence.

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Pet Sitter Monique

Monique
Pet Sitter

Introducing¬†Monique, a compassionate and dedicated 25-year-old pet sitter with a profound love for animals. Monique’s unwavering commitment to providing exceptional care serves as a cornerstone of her character.

Her fondness for animals is deeply ingrained, having grown up with pets that have become cherished members of her family. Monique’s personal connection with animals has blossomed over time, reinforcing her understanding of the unique bond between humans and their furry companions.

When entrusted with the care of your four-legged child, rest assured that Monique’s commitment extends beyond words. Your beloved pet will be showered with the affection and attention they deserve, creating an environment where they can thrive in comfort and happiness.

Monique’s promise of devoted care reflects her genuine dedication to ensuring your furry child’s well-being. With her at the helm, you can embrace peace of mind, knowing that your pet is under the watchful eye of a caring and responsible individual.

Monique eagerly anticipates the privilege of caring for your cherished pet. Her steadfast commitment to providing love, attention, and a nurturing environment speaks to her competence and genuine affection for animals. By entrusting Monique with your furry child’s care, you’re granting them the opportunity to experience a seamless transition in your absence, enveloped in the warmth and care they deserve.

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Jeremy

Pet Sitter Jeremy

Pet Sitter

Introducing Jeremy, a compassionate and diligent 16-year-old, soon to be 17, with an unwavering affection for animals. His

 journey of adoration for pets began with his very first companion, and this fondness has flourished over time, shaping his commitment to responsible and attentive pet care.

Jeremy’s caring nature is a cornerstone of his character. With a strong work ethic and a genuine love for animals, he stands ready to prioritize your pets’ needs, providing them with the utmost care and affection.

Having experienced the bond with his own pets, Jeremy understands the significance of nurturing companionship and happiness. His promise to put your pets first is a reflection of his commitment to creating a safe and comfortable environment, where their well-being is paramount.

Jeremy’s aspiration to extend love and care to your beloved pets stands as a testament to his dedication. His diligent and attentive approach ensures that your pets will receive the attention and affection they deserve, even in your absence.

By entrusting Jeremy with the care of your furry companions, you’re granting them the privilege of experiencing his warmth, dedication, and responsible approach. Rest assured that your pets will thrive under his watchful eye, benefiting from his genuine love for animals and his commitment to their happiness and well-being.

info@wagglytails.co.za

 

Pet Sitter Alecia

Alecia

Pet Sitter

Introducing Alecia, a dedicated and experienced pet sitter with a profound love for animals. At 28 years old, her passion for spending time with pets has been a constant throughout her life, starting from her childhood and continuing to flourish into adulthood.

Alecia’s lifelong connection with pets and her indescribable love for them are the cornerstones of her commitment to providing exceptional pet care. Her deep-seated affection for animals drives her to ensure their well-being and happiness.

Her experience in pet care extends beyond her own pets to include caring for the pets of friends and family, as well as volunteering opportunities whenever they arise. This diverse background underscores her dedication and competence in understanding the unique needs and dynamics of different animals.

Alecia’s pleasure in taking care of pets is not only a testament to her love for animals but also to her responsible and caring nature. Her eagerness to provide top-notch care for your beloved pets during your absence reflects her genuine commitment to their safety and comfort.

By entrusting Alecia with the care of your fur babies, you’re granting them the privilege of experiencing her warmth, dedication, and responsible approach. Her wealth of experience, coupled with her love for animals, ensures that your pets will receive the care and attention they deserve, fostering a positive and secure environment even in your absence. Alecia eagerly anticipates the opportunity to meet you and your beloved companions.

info@wagglytails.co.za

 

Michaela

Pet Sitter

Introducing Michaela, a dedicated and nurturing caregiver with a genuine love for animals. At 20 years old, her passion for providing exceptional care to pets and her commitment to their well-being shine brightly.

Michaela’s innate connection with animals is evident in her versatile caregiving skills, extending from furry friends to cherished arachnids. Her deep understanding of their needs and behaviors underscores her capability as a compassionate pet sitter and owner.

She excels in two essential qualities: patience and empathy, which enable her to prioritize the emotional well-being of your pets. Trustworthiness and reliability are her guiding principles, ensuring the safety and security of your beloved companions.

Michaela’s excellent communication skills will keep you informed about your pets’ activities and any concerns that may arise during her care. Her adaptability shines through in her ability to handle unexpected situations, customizing her approach to meet the unique requirements of each pet.

In her role, Michaela creates a nurturing and stimulating environment, offering companionship, exercise, and affection to keep your pets happy and healthy while you’re away. Her dedication to their well-being is unwavering, and you can trust that your pets will receive the utmost care and attention in her capable hands.

Michaela eagerly anticipates the opportunity to extend her dedication and love to your cherished pets, ensuring their happiness and welfare in every possible way. Your trust in her is invaluable, and she is committed to providing the highest standard of care to your beloved companions.

info@wagglytails.co.za