25 Tired Dog Moms That Can Teach You a Lesson About Parenting

If you’ve ever dealt with six pups at once, you know that dogs are experts at this parenting business. We know how to keep our pups occupied, when to let them strike out on their own, and when it’s time for them to find their new fur-ever homes. But that doesn’t mean that we don’t get tired (dog tired) of them!

1.If only they always got along this well! But they’ll be hounding each other again in no time.

mother two dogs puppies

 

2. I must not eat my puppy, I must not eat my puppy, I must not eat my puppy.

white retriever and puppy

 

3. Sometimes, I like to just space out and regret some of my life choices.

cute brown dogs

 

4. Here I am asking for help, but everyone else is just standing around taking photos like jerks.

pugs pug mom feeding

 

5. I was once a champion show dog; now where is my dignity?

white dog feeding puppies

 

6. You’re not supposed to have favorite children. But this one. This one is definitely my favorite.

alaskan malamutes dog family

 

7. When it comes to the puppy pile, there’s a fine line between “comfy” and “suffocating”!

seven labrador puppies dog mom family

 

8. Your children aren’t necessarily a carbon copy of yourself… but mine are!

female german shepherd puppies

 

9. I’ve got six kids! I wouldn’t survive without the ability to multi-task!

dog mom breastfeeding

 

10. It may seem lazy, but I’m going to take advantage of nap time as much as possible — especially when the sun is shining.

rhodesian ridgeback

 

11. Pro-tip: Leave your pups to their own devices sometimes and hope their survival instincts kick in.

small dog mom puppies

 

12. I just need to get through the “potato stage” — and then they’ll be able to play.

saint bernard and puppies

 

13. I’m still not 100% sure these are still my children, they just sort of appeared one day. But more’s the merrier!

brown husky mom and puppies

 

14. As long as one of them is sleeping at any given time, I can take a break.

white golden retriever family

 

15. At least puppies just need mothering for 10 to 12 weeks, not eighteen years!

blonde dog family

 

16. It’s so rough being a single mom!

blonde dog nursing

 

17. Sometimes, it’s all I can do to not react. They spent all evening chasing MY tail!

mom and puppies

 

18. I don’t even think these are mine. These are clearly small cows.

brown cocker spaniel

 

19. Sometimes, I just want to go out with my friends again, chase the cats, bark at the UPS guy.

small puppies feeding

 

20. It doesn’t matter what situation I’m in, as long as I have my family.

dog family outside

 

21. At the end of the day, it’s worth it to have twice as much puppy snuggles.

chocolate brown dog feeding puppies

 

22. My human gave me this blanket. That’s great, but what about a babysitter?

sleeping dog nursing

 

23. Someday, they’ll be my retirement plan; they’ll be raking in the kibble.

mom feeding puppies outside

 

24. I know, I know — they never put down the damn camera.

dog mom outside

 

25. I think sometimes it’s important to take some time for yourself. Are they ready for crate-training yet?

baby husky

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