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Our family is expanding: TODAY viewers share adorable pet-assisted announcements

Over Labor Day weekend, Carrie Underwood announced her pregnancy with a little help from her furry friends, Ace and Penny.

In+honor+of+"Labor"+Day...Ace+&+Penny+would+like+to+make+an+announcement.+Their+parents+couldn't+be+happier!+pic.twitter.com/bROrzuHJ4J

—+Carrie+Underwood+(@carrieunderwood)+September+1,+2014+


Inspired by the country singer's pup-tastic baby bump news, we asked TODAY.com readers to share photos of their animal-assisted announcements. Check out some of our favorites below and be prepared to "awww."

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Our Bernese Mountain Dog, "Crosby," was an important part of our family photo announcement
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Twin Pregnancy Announcement!
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My pregnancy announcement from 2012 featured my kitty!
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Cooper is thrilled about her new role!
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This was my July 2013 announcement for my son who is now 8 months.
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Big brother and big sister are excited!
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Our pregnancy announcement 2013 with help from our fur baby.
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His promotion came early (January) but Charlie was happy to make the announcement!
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Our two golden boys, Aidan and Finley announced their future little brother!
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My first "baby" announcing the arrival of his little sister
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My announcement from 2013... This is how I told my husband we were expecting (after having kept it secret from everyone for 3 weeks while he was away for his Army Reserves training so that he would be the first to know & so I could tell him in person).
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My pregnancy was announced with my first "child" Squirt! The sign was hand painted by our baby's Grandpa and Daddy!
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We used our Jack Russell and Belgian Malinois to announce we were expecting.
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Wiley and Fozzy, announcing our son.
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Thanks to all the TODAY Parents readers who shared photos — they are all so adorable we could hardly stand it. If you need a serious dose of cuteness, see the rest of the submissions on our TODAY Parents Facebook page. 

 

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