10 Things for Nannies to Include in a Pet-Sitting Work Agreement

Pet-Sitting Can Be a Pet-Peeve Pet-sitting can be a pet-peeve (pun intended) for some nannies and au pairs. So, using a simple pet-sitting work agreement can be helpful when parents ask nannies or au pairs to pet-sit. For example, if the family will be traveling on vacation the nanny or au pair should create a separate pet-sitting […]

The Dog Days of Summer

Continuing our examination of issues you might confront during the summer months from last week, we turn our attention to dogs. You are spending more time outside with your charges during summertime. So are dog owners and their pets. The challenge is to protect your charges from dangerous or unruly dogs while teaching the children […]


Obama is Getting a Puppy for His Children. Are You Expected to Care for Pets? With the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States of America approaching this Tuesday there is much talk about what type of dog Barack Obama will get his daughters Malia and Sasha when they move into the White […]