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It was a very merry Christmas indeed over at Teresa Giudice's home. The Real Housewives of New Jersey star and her husband decided to treat their four daughters to the ultimate gift: a puppy!

Teresa took to Twitter to debut the lucky pooch, a little white fluffball dressed in a red and white candy cane outfit.

"Look what the girls got for Christmas from Santa…" she wrote next to the photo.

So far, we haven't gotten any other details about the pup, like a name or what type of dog she is, but she's awfully cute and we're guessing the girls were pretty ecstatic.

Some people might think that a puppy is a bit much and that the Giudices might be spoiling their girls, but after the year the family has gone through, we think the foursome totally deserves some puppy love in their lives. Plus, this could be the last Christmas the family spends together for a long, long time, sadly.

For those who don't know, Joe and Teresa were charged with a whopping 41 counts of financial fraud this past year. If found guilty of all charges, the reality couple could end up behind bars for as long as 50 years. The Giudices are due in court in just a few short months on February 24, 2014. We sincerely hope that the judge is feeling extra kind that day, at least for the sake of their four daughters.

In the meantime, we hope the family has a great time welcoming home their newest addition!

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