21 Times Dogs Were the Best Babysitters

by Anna Burke
Apr 8, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. ET

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

1 /21: Hold me close

1/21 :Hold me close

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

2 /21: Matching smiles

2/21 :Matching smiles

The best babysitters always make us smile.

3 /21: Lifeguard skillz

3/21 :Lifeguard skillz

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

4 /21: Keeping an eye on things

4/21 :Keeping an eye on things

Further proof that bullies love their babies.

5 /21: Raised by wolves

5/21 :Raised by wolves

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

6 /21: Meaningful talks

6/21 :Meaningful talks

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

7/21 :The lookout

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

8 /21: Princess envy

8/21 :Princess envy

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

9/21 :Dance off

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

10 /21: Circle of trust

10/21 :Circle of trust

Everyone needs their own circle of trust.

11 /21: Leader of the pack

11/21 :Leader of the pack

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

12 /21: Don't fret

12/21 :Don't fret

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

13 /21: Favorite babysitter

13/21 :Favorite babysitter

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

14 /21: Who's walking who?

14/21 :Who's walking who?

Kids need babysitters they can look up to.

15 /21: Diaper check

15/21 :Diaper check

"Yep, definitely needs a diaper change."

16 /21: All you see before you...

16/21 :All you see before you...

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

17 /21: Just checking in

17/21 :Just checking in

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

18 /21: Are we there yet?

18/21 :Are we there yet?

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

19 /21: Helicopter babysitter

19/21 :Helicopter babysitter

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

20 /21: Snack time?

20/21 :Snack time?

Babysitters make the best snacks.

21 /21: The best hugs

21/21 :The best hugs

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