A Miniature Pinscher cross has found viral fame with her big belly and proud grin - it's a maternity shoot with a difference! Four-year-old mama dog Lilica has been shared tens of thousands of times on social media.
The photographs were the idea of Brazilian photographer Ana Paula Grillo, who told Mashable, "it felt like she understood everything, and made sensational poses. It was like she was smiling."
Lilica has since given birth to five healthy puppies, four boys and one girl, and they have all found loving homes.
All photographs via Facebook/Ana Paula Grillo