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Jennifer Garner says her three children trick her into getting more pets on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Jennifer Garner has her kids to thank for why her already full house keeps getting busier.

The 48-year-old actress explained that her three children are the reason she continues to add more pets to family.

‘I love my chickens, I love the fish, but what has happened is my kids have discovered that if they want to have pets, instead of me saying no, they give me [them] for my birthday or for Mother’s Day,’ she said while on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday.

Blame the kids: While on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday, the Jennifer Garner revealed how her three kids convince her for more animals around the house

Animal love: 'I love my chickens, I love the fish, but what has happened is my kids have discovered that if they want to have pets, instead of me saying no, they give me [them] for my birthday or for Mother¿s Day,' the 48-year-old actress told the talk show host

Animal love: ‘I love my chickens, I love the fish, but what has happened is my kids have discovered that if they want to have pets, instead of me saying no, they give me [them] for my birthday or for Mother’s Day,’ the 48-year-old actress told the talk show host

Full house: "'Guess what, Mom? We¿re getting you a fish tank." They filled a little pretend fish tank with colorful things... And of course, I buy the fish tank,' Garner confessed about how she can't resist her kids' requests. The family also has a golden retriever named Goldie

Full house: “‘Guess what, Mom? We’re getting you a fish tank.” They filled a little pretend fish tank with colorful things… And of course, I buy the fish tank,’ Garner confessed about how she can’t resist her kids’ requests. The family also has a golden retriever named Goldie

“‘Guess what, Mom? We’re getting you a fish tank.” They filled a little pretend fish tank with colorful things, and it’s a whole thing. And of course, I buy the fish tank,’ she confessed about her new saltwater tank.

Jennifer said one of her favorite activities with daughters Violet, 15,  and Seraphina, 12, and son Samuel, 9, is watching ‘fish tv.’

‘We’ll just put little chairs in front of them and watch and see. They really do have personalities and they’re just fish,’ she said of her finned pets who she named Nemo and Dory.

Fish watching: The Yes Day stay says she and the kids love watching the fish in their aquarium: 'We¿ll just put little chairs in front of them and watch and see. They really do have personalities and they¿re just fish'

Fish watching: The Yes Day stay says she and the kids love watching the fish in their aquarium: ‘We’ll just put little chairs in front of them and watch and see. They really do have personalities and they’re just fish’

Family time: Jennifer said one of her favorite activities with daughters Violet, 15, and Seraphina, 12, and son Samuel, 9, is taking their beloved cat on walks in a stroller

Family time: Jennifer said one of her favorite activities with daughters Violet, 15, and Seraphina, 12, and son Samuel, 9, is taking their beloved cat on walks in a stroller

Chicken mom: The loving mom said her chickens are 'great,' but doing so well that she can't add any new checks into the coop she has in the family's backyard.

Chicken mom: The loving mom said her chickens are ‘great,’ but doing so well that she can’t add any new checks into the coop she has in the family’s backyard.

The loving mom said her chickens are ‘great,’ but doing so well that she can’t add any new chicks into the coop she has in the family’s backyard.

‘I am still waiting for my chick Ellen DeHeneres. I’m also waiting for my Oprah Henfrey, Kelly Cluckson, Jimmy Fowlon. My chickens are so darn healthy that they are living way past their life expectancy,’ she said.

She said the one good thing is that she can’t get them to stop laying eggs: ‘The chickens are just laying away. They’re like five or six now… They weren’t off very long this year. They wanted to get back to it.

‘They really like my eldest daughter, but they will come for me if I have a box of worms in my hand. Who doesn’t,’ she added.

BFF pet: Garner regularly posts snaps of Goldie, whether it's adorable images of her reading to the dog or of dressing him up in various costumes around the house

BFF pet: Garner regularly posts snaps of Goldie, whether it’s adorable images of her reading to the dog or of dressing him up in various costumes around the house 

Movie inspiration: She recently posted a montage of Goldie in outfits inspired by the movies and television shows she has starred in

Movie inspiration: She recently posted a montage of Goldie in outfits inspired by the movies and television shows she has starred in

Garner also has a rescued golden retriever named Birdie, who she regularly shares snaps of on her Instagram.

She is often seen dressing up the loving dog on social media or reading it stories. 

The family has a pet cat at home that they love taking on walks with the pet sitting in a stroller.

Cat tricks: Jennifer previously said she started walking het cat as motivation to get one of her daughters out of the house: 'She said, "I want to take the cat"... and all of a sudden now I have a cat and have a cat stroller and I take it for walks, and it has a leash'

Cat tricks: Jennifer previously said she started walking het cat as motivation to get one of her daughters out of the house: ‘She said, “I want to take the cat”… and all of a sudden now I have a cat and have a cat stroller and I take it for walks, and it has a leash’

Animal adventures: 'I think it's happy to go out and about. It's very titillated by the whole adventure,' she reassured any concerned parties when talking about the stroller walks on Ellen in 2020

Animal adventures: ‘I think it’s happy to go out and about. It’s very titillated by the whole adventure,’ she reassured any concerned parties when talking about the stroller walks on Ellen in 2020

Jennifer explained the unusual pandemic activity on Ellen’s show back in July: ‘One of my kids was not into going for walks and we just had to get out of the house. And I said, “What can we do? We have to just commit to going for walks.”‘

‘And she said, “I want to take the cat”… and all of a sudden now I have a cat and have a cat stroller and I take it for walks, and it has a leash,’ the Alias performer said.

‘I think it’s happy to go out and about. It’s very titillated by the whole adventure,’ she reassured any concerned parties.

Kids: Jennifer shares Violet, Seraphina and Samuel with ex Ben Affleck. The former pair announced their separation in June 2015 and settled their divorce in October 2018

Kids: Jennifer shares Violet, Seraphina and Samuel with ex Ben Affleck. The former pair announced their separation in June 2015 and settled their divorce in October 2018

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