The Daily Treat: We Nominate this Dog with 15 Puppies for Mom of the Year

11/04/2013 at 01:30 PM EST

Irish Setter Gives Birth to 17 Puppies, 15 Survive: Photo
Quassia vom Wandsbarg is a mom to 15 puppies
Ibrahim Ot/startraksphoto
We admire parents like Jennifer Garner and Angelina Jolie who put their families before their careers.

But if we had to make a nomination for mom of the year, it would have to go to this dog.

Quassia vom Wandsbarg the Irish setter gave birth to 17 puppies earlier this month in Lutzhorn, Germany; of the 17 newborns, 15 survived. It was the 4-year-old dog's very first litter, too.

If she looks a little tired, you know why. But just wait until they get a little older – that's a whole lot of soccer practices and dance lessons and PTA meetings, are we right?

The Daily Treat: We Nominate this Dog with 15 Puppies for Mom of the Year| Animals & Pets, Cute Pets, Dogs, Puppies

That's a whole lot of cute!

Ibrahim Ot / startraksphoto

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