If you've got a family pet, you'll know he or she is a valued member of the family. But we bet your pet appreciation can't top these weird and wonderful photos.
They are all taken from Awkward Family Pet Photos, the new book from the geniuses behind Awkward Family Photos, who've brought us such gems as the strangest pregnancy pictures, the best bad family holiday photos and Halloween howlers, that quite literally made us cackle.
Like what you see? Get Awkward Family Pet Photos for £12.99 from Bantam Press.
We recently ran a competition to find the UK's most heroic pet, check out our reader's family pet pictures - pleased to say these aren't half as bonkers as the ones below...