These photographs, released by www.awkwardfamilypetphotos.com, celebrate the worst family pet portraits from the website – and they plan to release a paperback book on the subject in the autumn.
A baby in his slithering bassinet sits in the coils of a pet snake
These dog lovers enjoy Christmas Day with all the family
The world’s biggest cat? Looks like somebody has had a bit too much Purina
A couple, their parrot, and a rifle equipped with scope and bayonet. One big happy family.
This one goes out to bird lovers everywhere – there’s nothing quite like posing in the barn with your favourite rooster
This clan smile for the camera with their very own family of pooches
This man dozes as he uses his pet dog as a pillow
This red monkey resented the hand-me-downs
A man and his cat try to strike the same pose during a photoshoot