This is our first child, we also have a large dog that has some energy but is friendly. Our schedule changes week to week but my mom can also help fill in gaps when and if needed. Our ideal caregiver: An ideal caregiver for us would be someone comfortable with infants and a large dog. This is our first child so we would prefer someone with experience and reliable. I am a nurse so my schedule varies from week to week but my husband works normal 8-5 hours. Additional needs include having a reliable car, being comfortable with pets and a non-smoker. Looking for a caregiver for my infant son. My schedule may vary.