As the Managing Editor at Care.com, Katie Herrick Bugbee focuses on content for parents, caregivers, pet-owners, and families in need of senior care. As a mom of two small children, grandchild of an ailing grandfather and all-around pet lover, Katie connects to these topics and works diligently to provide the best advice and resources for Care.com readers. Katie came to Care.com from a series of print and online magazines. Her background includes editorial gigs at Nick Jr. Family Magazine, Seventeen, TheKnot.com, The Nest Magazine, WholeLiving.com and BobVila.com. A celebrity-junkie, Katie also spent numerous nights covering red-carpet events for Us Magazine. Katie holds a B.A from Boston College and lives in Newton, MA with her family.
Here's how to make sure your beloved pets are well cared for while your family is away.