updated 07/20/2011 AT 12:40 PM ET
•originally published 07/20/2011 AT 3:15 PM ET
It seems Kelly Rutherford’s kids don’t need a bodyguard – or a nanny. Their dog, Oliver, thinks he’s both.
“He’s very bossy,” the Gossip Girl star told PEOPLE at a Kiehl’s store opening in New York on Tuesday. “He really shows boundaries with the kids.”