Attention, awkward people: We get it. Your awkwardness is simply who you are. But is it fair to involve your infinitely patient, amazingly good-natured animal companions in your absurdist adventures?
Top 13 Awkward Photos of Owners With Their Pets
1- Strange Embrace
We're gonna guess that it's not the dog's preferred hugging method.
2 - "Who's the Boss-ton?"
3 - Victory Lap
Who are the animals here?
4 - The Bio Break
This dog is elevating the photobomb to EPIC proportions.
5 - The Karmic Roundhouse
The best possible way to get back at your annoying little sister. (We love how the little guy in her arms is laughing his head off.)
6 - The Planet of the Uncooperative Apes
There's something very, very sinister about this.
7 - I Have a Family, I Swear
The ugly Christmas sweaters are the most normal thing about this.
8 - What's In A Wink?
This cat is desperately trying to tell us something, and it's not good.
9 - Lasercats!
That's all. Lasercats.
10 - You're a Man Now, Dog
We hear the dog went on to graduate from rabbinical school.
11 - Solidarity at its Awkwardest
Cone time is never fun time. But it takes a special kind of person to choose to wear one. A VERY special kind of person.
12 - The Greatest Love of All
Does it seem like all of your friends and family are happily married while you're all alone? Don't forget -- you can always kiss yourself.
13 - One of These Smiles Is Genuine
All acts performed herein were consensual.