Jesse Csincsak and Ann Lueders of ABC dating shows The Bachelorette and The Bachelor have adopted two Siberian husky puppies ahead of the birth of their first child, a boy, this winter.

“We thought, ‘Hey, let’s just take the hit all at once,'” Csincsak, a 28-year-old pro snowboarder, told People magazine. “So, you get all the puking, vomiting and peeing on the carpet out of the way all at once, and then buy new furniture, all at once!”

The couple are seen holding the puppies in a photo on Csincsak’s Facebook page. While huskies grow to weigh some 50 pounds, they are generally well-behaved around children.

Pups_223 The two The couple first met last year on a cruise for former Bachelor and Bachelorette contestants and became engaged on August 6.

They plan to name their son Noah, the magazine said, quoting Csincsak as saying: “I wanted something that I didn’t hear every day but I wanted something that, 20 years from now, will still have a ring to it.”

Csincsak won the fourth season of The Bachelorette and he and Pappas later broke up. Lueders, 26, was among several woman eliminated on the first episode of the 13th season of The Bachelor with Jason Mesnick in 2009.

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