updated 01/16/2013 AT 12:30 PM ET
•originally published 01/16/2013 AT 12:50 PM ET
Pregnancy sure isn’t slowing down Jenna Dewan-Tatum!
“They are my kids,” Dewan-Tatum told PEOPLE in October of the pair’s furbabies. “I always joke around, ‘If I can love my actual kids as much as my dogs, we’re golden.’”
Meanwhile, the Magic Mike star has expressed his excitement over expanding the couple’s human family.
“The first number that pops into my head is three,” Tatum said about the number of children he’d like, “but I just want one to be healthy and then we ll see where we go after that.”