These local women may not may have birthed any babies just yet, but they still consider themselves moms – dog moms!

Their dogs – aka their fur babies – are not only their best friends, but their pride and joy as well!

Of course, in no way can a child be compared to a pet (those of us with kiddies know that raising a human being is waaaaaaay harder), but the love, patience and affection between animal and owner are similar to that of parenthood.

Take a look at these celebs who treat their dogs like family…

 

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

 

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Just love ?? #Benji • • ?? @pawtography_by_annie

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Mood ?? Is it weekend yet? #Benji , I miss you buddy! ?? @pawtography_by_annie

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Linda Mtoba

 

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A dog mom. Penguins first Christmas 🎄 Photographer @pearlpictures_xo 📷

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Proud Dog mom #stillsbyhubby

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Shashi Naidoo

 

 

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Love is a four legged word!! What’s your spirit animal!?

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