And then, Madappa found out she was pregnant.
Friends, family and even her own doctor told Madappa that she should give up all five of her dogs before her son arrived. They kept telling her that her baby came first, but she couldn't imagine giving up five family members just to make room for one.
"I didn't say much to people who told me to give them away," Madappa said. "I just nodded and smiled because sometimes you just can't change opinions. This photoshoot was my answer."