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21 Times Dogs Were the Best Babysitters

Anna is a lifestyle writer who spends way too much time with her two dogs. When she is not writing, she is probably gardening, reading, tripping over dog toys, or trying to acquire more farm animals than she really needs.

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Too pawdorable

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Too pawdorable

In case you needed proof that dogs make the best babysitters, here are 21 dogs who take their jobs hilariously seriously.

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Matching smiles

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Matching smiles

The best babysitters always make us smile.

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Lifeguard skillz

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Lifeguard skillz

There will be no unauthorized diving under this dachshund's watch. 

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Keeping an eye on things

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Keeping an eye on things

Further proof that bullies love their babies.

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Raised by wolves

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Raised by wolves

Who needs a babysitter when you've got a wolf pack as protection?

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Meaningful talks

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Meaningful talks

Sometimes, you just need to sit that kid down for a nice, long chat.

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The lookout

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The lookout

"The coast is clear. Play on, tiny human, play on."

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Princess envy

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Princess envy

That moment when you realize your babysitter looks better in your crown than you do.

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Dance off

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Dance off

This kid has challenged his babysitters to a dance off, and they are not impressed.

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Circle of trust

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Circle of trust

Everyone needs their own circle of trust.

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Leader of the pack

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Leader of the pack

"It's time we discussed potty training. Look, kid. We've all done it. It's not that complicated."

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Don't fret

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Don't fret

"Don't worry, tiny human. They always come back."

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Favorite babysitter

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Favorite babysitter

That look you give your parents when they ask if you've been good while they were gone.

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Who's walking who?

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Who's walking who?

Kids need babysitters they can look up to.

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Diaper check

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Diaper check

"Yep, definitely needs a diaper change."

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All you see before you...

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All you see before you...

"Look, Simba. Everything the light touches is our kingdom."

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Just checking in

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Just checking in

"Are you sure it's still breathing?"... "Yes, yes, it is definitely breathing."

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Are we there yet?

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Are we there yet?

"No, we are not there yet. And keep those hands to yourselves!"

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Helicopter babysitter

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Helicopter babysitter

When you know you're the best babysitter, but the parents won't leave. Really guys. I got this.

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Snack time?

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Snack time?

Babysitters make the best snacks.

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The best hugs

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The best hugs

The best babysitters know that sometimes, all kids really need is a hug.

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