Miranda Lambert's Favorite Doggie SnapshotsWhether on the road or at home, the country star's pets are always in her heart

MIRANDA LAMBERT

The best country album nominee and her husband (and best country solo performance nominee), Blake Shelton, are frequently expanding their menagerie of pets, which, as of November 2012, includes six rescue dogs. "I don't plan on having [children] for a while," she told PEOPLE Country. "To me, my dogs are my children."