We all love our pets more than anything, and we also love taking lots of pics of them so we can share their cuteness with the world. It doesn't always quite work out as planned, however! Just like us, animals have their dorky moments, times when they are captured in a less-than-flattering pose.

Unlike us though, they don't care, and they won't be asking you to untag them on Facebook. So we asked our readers to show us their silliest pet pics; the ones when they looked at their most awkward, goofy or just flat out fugly. Boy, did they deliver! From derpy dogs to clumsy cats and hideous horses, this list compiled by Bored Panda has them all.

Scroll down below to check them out for yourself, and don't forget to vote for your favorite awkward animals!

#1

The Many Faces Of Augustus

The Many Faces Of Augustus

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Nini Meow 5 months ago

Such a majestic creature

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According to research, it is likely that the culture of keeping pets began thousands of years ago, with our human ancestors capturing young wolves and domesticating them. The reason for adopting these furry predators was probably not for their cute faces, but because they were useful for hunting. Over time, these wolves evolved into a tamer species - dogs. According to a study published in May 2015, this evolution could have been as early as 27,000 years ago. So if we no longer hunt, why keep pets around now?  

#2

My Little Vampire

My Little Vampire

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Christina Webster 5 months ago

SO ADORABLE!!!!

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#3

She Looks Like She Is About To Transform Into A Werewolf But She’s Actually Just Yawning!

She Looks Like She Is About To Transform Into A Werewolf But She’s Actually Just Yawning!

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Foxxy 5 months ago

Haha, this reminds me of the wolf (Gmork) on Never ending story.

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Taking care of an animal can be extremely costly, as any pet owner might tell you. Due to cost, other theories suggest that owning a pet is a sign of a person's wealth. In order to properly care for an animal, one needs the resources to take care of themselves and the pet. "There's a lot of history and culture with how we chose to express this desire to look after animals, but basically it is a human instinct that used to be an honest signal of the ability to look after animals," veterinary scientist John Bradshaw told the BBC.

#4

Feeling The Wind In Your Floof

Feeling The Wind In Your Floof

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Kaisu 5 months ago

When you remember you left the stove on before leaving

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#5

Regrets, So Many Regrets

Regrets, So Many Regrets

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Kesyra 5 months ago

When something touches your leg while swimming.

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James Serpell, professor of Animal Ethics & Welfare at the University of Pennsylvania, believes that there are evolutionary benefits today to keeping pets. "Because we are such a social species," he says, "we are constantly seeking relationship with others – including with our pets. Humans which lack social support are more vulnerable to disease and infection."

#6

Odin - Always Such A Handsome Boy!

Odin - Always Such A Handsome Boy!

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Lotte 5 months ago

me after a weekend out

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#7

This Was His Best Smile. We Miss Him So Much

This Was His Best Smile. We Miss Him So Much

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SacredPistachio 5 months ago

We're sorry for your loss

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Some disagree with the evolutionary benefits of keeping pets and believe that it is more of a fashion, a trend that is reinforced by its own popularity. Plus, we simply find different animals 'cute' at different periods of time.

Serpell disagrees though. He believes that pet-keeping occurred naturally in hunter-gather communities and so it must be inbuilt.

"The notion that pet-keeping could be sustained by fluctuations in fashion is incomprehensible because we know people are having these kinds of relationships with animals very early in their history."

Clearly, it's difficult to know exactly why humans keep pets. But keep them we do, and they enrich our lives in so many ways. That's reason enough for me!

#8

Killer Yawn

Killer Yawn

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Tracy 5 months ago

Looks like he scared the jeepers out of the other two dogs!!!

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#9

Bingsu On The Left Is Pretty Normal. Makoli On The Right... Well... Not So Much

Bingsu On The Left Is Pretty Normal. Makoli On The Right... Well... Not So Much

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MissPrideGirl 5 months ago

Thinking about some of it's life choices.

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#10

This Is Pixels Best Angle 😂😂

This Is Pixels Best Angle 😂😂

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Nancy Jeckells 5 months ago

fabulous shot !!

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#11

Murdok

Murdok

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Hans 5 months ago

...disapproves of your antics.

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#12

My Dog Chasing A Pigeon, Excitement Level 999999

My Dog Chasing A Pigeon, Excitement Level 999999

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Tracy 5 months ago

Go get him pup!!!

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#13

Raven The Black Gsd Looking Looking Like Ice Cube

Raven The Black Gsd Looking Looking Like Ice Cube

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Best Finnish Potatoe 5 months ago (edited)

Evil spagetti. Don't ask me why, I dunno. Came to my mind.

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#14

Im Hangry!

Im Hangry!

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SimplySnips 5 months ago

I know a few horses who will smile for food, especially mints and carrots.

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#15

Trying To Look Cute For Treats...

Trying To Look Cute For Treats...

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Ricardo Silva 5 months ago

I'm i the only one thinking about alice in wonderland cat smille???

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#16

She's So Stylish, So Elegant, So...

She's So Stylish, So Elegant, So...

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Hans 5 months ago

Need to resist the temptation to tickle that tongue...

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#17

My Sweet Baby Girl Decided To Eat A Piece Of Grass And Regretted It!

My Sweet Baby Girl Decided To Eat A Piece Of Grass And Regretted It!

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MissPrideGirl 5 months ago

Bleugh! Why you taking picture hooman?

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#18

Just So Tired

Just So Tired

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Astrowhale 5 months ago

me me me me me ME

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#19

Munchie Wants Me To Throw The Ball, Now Damnit!

Munchie Wants Me To Throw The Ball, Now Damnit!

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Soozie Poozie 5 months ago

Awww, so cute!

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#20

This Is How My Dog Sleeps

This Is How My Dog Sleeps

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Soozie Poozie 5 months ago

Looks like he is possessed!! Soon he’ll be speaking Latin, spinning his head around and spewing green goo!!

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#21

Harrison Attempting Yoga

Harrison Attempting Yoga

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Hans 5 months ago

More successful than me at it, I guess.

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#22

Gato Is Surprised To See Me

Gato Is Surprised To See Me

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Astrowhale 5 months ago

What?!? Umm, actually, Hooman, it isn't want you think!!

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#23

Interrupted His Grooming Session

Interrupted His Grooming Session

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Tracy 5 months ago

Do you mind, sheesh, hoomans and their camera things!

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#24

This Is Our Sweet Boy Feli

This Is Our Sweet Boy Feli

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Hammy 5 months ago

Doesn't its collar say Fifi? Or Fiff? I can't really see it but it definitely doesn't look like Feli.

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#25

This Is My Special Boy Dexter

This Is My Special Boy Dexter

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Hans 5 months ago

Ah...tchooo!

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#26

He's Actually Quite Cute, But This... Lol

He's Actually Quite Cute, But This... Lol

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Soozie Poozie 5 months ago

His tongue is shaped like a bone!!

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#27

Nooo, Not Again That Camera!

Nooo, Not Again That Camera!

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Nadine 5 months ago

Wow, those are long legs.

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#28

Sometimes Weasley Has A Beautiful Nap Face

Sometimes Weasley Has A Beautiful Nap Face

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Nini Meow 5 months ago

This is so adorable ❤️

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#29

Our Beautiful Boy Morris 🌈 13-01-2017😔

Our Beautiful Boy Morris 🌈 13-01-2017😔

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Mike Crow 5 months ago

You will see him again

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#30

Frankie Says Relax

Frankie Says Relax

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Kaisu 5 months ago

Frankie's got the right idea

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#31

My Nutcases :d

My Nutcases :d

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VeryDarkMatter 5 months ago

"I am the cutest here" .. "NO I AM !"

#32

Toobah Taking A Nap

Toobah Taking A Nap

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SweetCee 5 months ago

Great name:)

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#33

Bleb

Bleb

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Nancy Jeckells 5 months ago

trying to reach out and grab your camera !

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#34

My Pug Judas. In His Mind, Everything Stinks

My Pug Judas. In His Mind, Everything Stinks

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Astrowhale 5 months ago

Your couch stinks. Your pillow stinks. You stink.

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#35

I Have So Many Of Unflattering Photos Of My Shelter Dogs, They Are Unique 🤩

I Have So Many Of Unflattering Photos Of My Shelter Dogs, They Are Unique 🤩

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SimplySnips 5 months ago

I'd adopt them all! They look so sweet

#36

Jenna- First Time In A Dog Park Without Her Leash

Jenna- First Time In A Dog Park Without Her Leash

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Astrowhale 5 months ago

Freedom!

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#37

Pippi- So Humanlike When She Sleeps!

Pippi- So Humanlike When She Sleeps!

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Hans 5 months ago

Stiff neck included!

#38

Skittle Trying To Fit Into A Very Small Box

Skittle Trying To Fit Into A Very Small Box

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Soozie Poozie 5 months ago

Skittle - what a great name!

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#39

Here's Mine When He Was Super Young And We Caught Him Trying To Steal Cake

Here's Mine When He Was Super Young And We Caught Him Trying To Steal Cake

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Astrowhale 5 months ago

"Target chosen, I'm going in"

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#40

Fiona

Fiona

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Luis Milian 5 months ago

Fiona opened the front camera by mistake

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#41

Say Cheese

Say Cheese

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#42

Ninja Dawg

Ninja Dawg

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Colin Leetham 5 months ago

Nana was never able to play the piano again...

#43

My Cat: Ptolemy

My Cat: Ptolemy

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miguel rodriguez 5 months ago

Love the name👍

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#44

Boomer Smiling At Me

Boomer Smiling At Me

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Kaisu 5 months ago

Boomer looks like it wants to talk to the manager

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#45

Dexter Seeing A Fly On The Lamp

Dexter Seeing A Fly On The Lamp

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Magpie 5 months ago

....or sending messages to Satan.

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#46

My Cat Looks Like He's Puking In A Santa's Hat

My Cat Looks Like He's Puking In A Santa's Hat

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Kaisu 5 months ago

Rough Christmas party?

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#47

My Cat Daisy Is Judging My Sweet Dog Jayne...

My Cat Daisy Is Judging My Sweet Dog Jayne...

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Luis Milian 5 months ago

more like ignoring the dog

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#48

Watcha Doin' Hoomans?

Watcha Doin' Hoomans?

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MammaG 5 months ago

I love chickens. What a beaut!

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#49

Silly Sleeper ( Makes Me Laugh Everytime I Look At This Pic)

Silly Sleeper ( Makes Me Laugh Everytime I Look At This Pic)

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#50

My Baby, Ms. Tiggy Stardust: Vampire Cat!

My Baby, Ms. Tiggy Stardust: Vampire Cat!

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whatupguys1 5 months ago

Points for the name. Love me some David Bowie references.

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#51

Handsome Boy

Handsome Boy

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Phil Hawley 5 months ago

Try it again? Yes, it was already posted, but sometimes the best get to post twice! I mean look at the nose really?

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#52

I’ll Get You For This

I’ll Get You For This

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Astrowhale 5 months ago

When someone roasts you, and you roast them back

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#53

Our Cute Pup With A Tongue The Size Of An Ironing Board

Our Cute Pup With A Tongue The Size Of An Ironing Board

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Magpie 5 months ago

Naww shouldn't be on this list. Too cute.

#54

Squirrel!!!

Squirrel!!!

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La Petite Morte 5 months ago

This looks like it was taken at the Point Defiance dog park in Ruston, WA.

#55

My Precious Baby... Playtime In Slow Motion

My Precious Baby... Playtime In Slow Motion

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Astrowhale 5 months ago

Stun grenade

#56

This Is Zeca When I Asked Who Was The Most Handsome Maremmano In The World

This Is Zeca When I Asked Who Was The Most Handsome Maremmano In The World

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Char Char 5 months ago

Aw shucks.

#57

Your Soul Is Mine Hooman!

Your Soul Is Mine Hooman!

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#58

My Great Dane Trying To Get Me To Open The Door!

My Great Dane Trying To Get Me To Open The Door!

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Tambot 5 months ago

The OCD in me just thinks about how dirty that sliding door would ALWAYS be!

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#59

Sophie Girl

Sophie Girl

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#60

Vampire Ted

Vampire Ted

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Joanne Fujito 5 months ago

Such shiny perfect paw pads!!

#61

I Just Wanted Some Cuddles

I Just Wanted Some Cuddles

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Astrowhale 5 months ago

Get out of my face, hooman

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#62

Bizmark On A Hike With Me

Bizmark On A Hike With Me

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#63

Ari Is Equal Parts Doofus And Pretty Princess.

Ari Is Equal Parts Doofus And Pretty Princess.

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#64

He Is So Expressive I Think He Is A Human Who Has Been Turned Into A Dog

He Is So Expressive I Think He Is A Human Who Has Been Turned Into A Dog

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Vic 5 months ago

Seriously! That expression!!

#65

Sissi, The Smiling Horse😁

Sissi, The Smiling Horse😁

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Tambot 5 months ago

This smile is awesome... for some reason I picture the horse wearing braces with that smile, like an always teen.

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#66

Mine Is The One In The Back

Mine Is The One In The Back

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#67

Just Chillin' On The Hammock...

Just Chillin' On The Hammock...

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Magpie 5 months ago

Too cute! Shouldn't be on this list. :)

#68

Jordan Refusing To Take A “Normal” Photo

Jordan Refusing To Take A “Normal” Photo

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Astrowhale 5 months ago

No

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#69

Right Before A Sneeze

Right Before A Sneeze

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Magpie 5 months ago

Cute

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#70

Say Cheese!

Say Cheese!

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glowworm2 5 months ago

"Murder! Um--I mean cheese! Yeah, totally cheese!"

#71

When You're On Holiday And Ask The Hubby To "Please Send Me A Nice Picture Of Our Horses"

When You're On Holiday And Ask The Hubby To "Please Send Me A Nice Picture Of Our Horses"

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Dee Hunter 5 months ago

The picture is nice. Nobody said the horses had to be :P

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#72

Thanks For That View Higgins

Thanks For That View Higgins

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moogical dank creature 5 months ago

hehehehe

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#73

Doing A Relax. Ralph The Rescued Puerto Rican Street Dog.....now Living His Best Life

Doing A Relax. Ralph The Rescued Puerto Rican Street Dog.....now Living His Best Life

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Kwj 5 months ago

Rescues are the best <3

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#74

My Dog, The Criminal....he Is Too!

My Dog, The Criminal....he Is Too!

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#75

My Handsome Man, Baldr Odinson.

My Handsome Man, Baldr Odinson.

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Aly Cat 3 months ago

Fabulous

#76

Shadow Is A Beautiful Sleeper 😂

Shadow Is A Beautiful Sleeper 😂

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#77

She’s Usually Such A Beaut 😂

She’s Usually Such A Beaut 😂

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Aly Cat 3 months ago

He gonna tackle the camera

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Snowface

Snowface

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#79

My Cat Kedi Yawning.

My Cat Kedi Yawning.

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MammaG 5 months ago

Those socks are too adorable!

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#80

Hello! Nice To Meet You.

Hello! Nice To Meet You.