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Mom-To-Be Captures Sweetest Footage Of Dog Feeling Baby Kick For The First Time

Left image shows a dog relaxing on its mom's belly. Right image shows the same dog when the dog feels the baby kick.

Lany is a black Labrador retriever. Her human mom is currently pregnant. Lany was resting gently on Mom’s baby bump when the dog felt the baby kick for the first time. The entire moment was caught on video and posted to TikTok. Watching the dog’s expressive eyes is incredible.


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Mom and furbaby were enjoying some quiet time. Lany was resting her head on her mom’s belly. She might understand what is happening with the pregnancy, but we can’t be sure. The dog was relaxed and on the verge of falling asleep. Her eyes were drooping and drifting closed here and there. Then, all of a sudden, they popped open wide. That was the moment when the dog felt the baby kick.

Images show a black Labrador relaxing on a pregnant woman's belly. Left image is the dog almost falling asleep. Right image shows wide eyes when the dog felt the baby kick.
Image from TikTok.

Pregnancy is life-changing for human parents, but it also affects furbabies. Animals can sense the changes in hormone levels, and we are sure they know what is happening. Seeing how Lany rests her head on her mom’s baby bump, we believe she knows something special is happening. When the dog relaxes after feeling the first kick, the little tyke kicks again. Lany’s eyes light up with a second kick as she looks to her dog mom for reassurance.

Image shows a dog's eyes opening wide as she feels the human baby kick in her dog mom's belly.
Image from TikTok.

Each time the dog feels the baby kick, her entire expression changes. Her ears perk up, and her eyes open wide. This isn’t a fear response, as some may think. It is merely the dog’s curiosity. She doesn’t move her head or make any attempt to get away from the feeling. She does look to her dog mom, though. Immediately after each kick, Lany returns to her relaxed posture. We think she will be a great big sister to her new human sibling.

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