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Puppies are some of the sweetest things, but sadly, shelters are overrun with them. It’s always a bummer when dogs are brought into the world by careless breeders, but once they’re here, all we can do is love them.

Puppies and dogs take a lot of work, which is one reason so many of them end up on the streets or in shelters. It’s exhausting work caring for little needy floofs all day, but for those who take on the challenge, it can be incredibly rewarding.

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One family in Herriman, UT, knows just how exhausting raising a litter of puppies can be! Nicole Fry Goeckeritz and her husband have three dogs and a litter of puppies. Naturally, they’re feeling the effects of being full-time puppy parents.

It’s not just Nicole feeling the effects of raising the pups either, but her husband is as well!

Photo: YouTube/Rumble Viral
Photo: YouTube/Rumble Viral

In the video captured by Nicole, you can see her husband laying on the couch asleep with three puppies piled on top of him sleeping. It’s clear that the four of them are exhausted and taking advantage of a nap break.

As the camera moves across the room, though, you can see they’re not alone! Puppies dot the living room floor, all sleeping soundly.

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Puppies are so sweet, it’s adorable to see them all resting so peacefully.

Watch the clip below:

As a reminder, shopping for dogs is never a responsible or compassionate way to add a furry friend to the family. You can use PetFinder to search for rescue dogs in need of homes, even dogs of specific breeds!