The puppies are safe due to their mother’s protection.
Animals are not sentient beings, they also have emotional life and mutual concern. Animals are also happy, sad and the important thing is that they also know how to express their feelings like humans.
Looking at the puppies are being punishment, the mother dog does not know how to advocate them. When she see that the owner is about to beat her children by his shoes, she rushes into him and try to catch the shoes in order to save her child from being beaten.