30 Funny Photos of Animals That Will Brighten Your Day

Get these hilarious cats and dogs to an open mic, stat.

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Animals have the power to truly turn our bad moods upside down. Their silliness makes us laugh, their unconditional love warms our hearts, and their purity restores our faith in all the good in this world. And, thanks to the magic of the Internet, we don't need to go to a dog park or a zoo in order to experience the enormous mood-boost that we get from these innocent, adorable creatures. We can just scroll through to the ends of the Web.

Or, if you're pressed for time, you can just skip a few steps, by checking out some of the funniest photos of animals in existence below. We guarantee each and every one—from the bear who loves trampolines to the dog who really needs to brush up on his frisbee skills—will brighten up your day. And for more super-cute photos of our furry friends, read these hilarious stories that people shared about their "jerk" pets.

1
Dog Ross

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WeRateDogs/Twitter

He doesn't believe in mistakes, only happy accidents.

2
Cats Meeting New Baby Brother

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u/Grodeur/Reddit

"What…is that?"

3
This Tiger That Knows He Is a Lion At Heart

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Capinron/Imgur

According to the caption, the handlers took it off several times and he just put it back on again.

4
This Bear Who Knows How to Have Fun

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floppydonkeydank/Imgur

"BONZAI!"

5
This Very Enthusiastic Ostrich

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Imgur

The caption to the photo reads, "I don't know what I'm laughing about more, the ostrich, the girl that looks like she's crying in the other car or the llama in the mirror."

6
This Dog Meeting His Hero

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Reddit

Dreams do come true.

7
This Fed-Up Customer Service Representative

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Bougie Cousins/Twitter

This is one of many photos proving that dogs make the best co-workers.

8
Alpaca Selfie

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@Beavs/Twitter

In 2016, this dad had an absolute meltdown when he met an alpaca in Peru, and his ensuing photo went viral.

9
This Hungover Old Man Cat

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emilyjjobot/Imgur

"Get off my lawn."

10
This Cuddly Capybara

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rosliasantamaria/Reddit

These giant rodents are known on the Internet for being willing to hug literally anything.

12
This Fluffy Corg

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Lokistagram/Instagram

Coegis are so fluffy they basically shed enough to make a whole other corgi, which is one of the reasons why we love them.

13
This Weird Dog

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SF Animal Care/Twitter

In 2016, this 4-mont-old puppy's adoption photos went viral, because they are just do dorky. And for more proof dogs are adorable even when they're odd, check out these 40 Dogs So Ugly They're Actually Cute.

14
This Dog Who Has No Idea What He's Doing

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GoldenBailey/Instagram

Bailey the dog went viral back in 2014 because we can all relate to not knowing what we're doing.

15
This Fat Beaver Who Got Stuck in a Fence

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Andrew Foote/Twitter

Animal control in Ontario, Canada, had to scrub him down with soap to get him free.

16
Baby Fiona

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Cincinnati Zoo/Facebook

Remember baby Fiona, the little hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo who warmed everyone's hearts via her love of showers? This is a face that knows only goodness.

17
This Bear/Dog

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RachelZarrell/Instagram

This adorable creature went viral back in 2016 for resembling a bear, but it turns out he's just a Pomeranian mix!

18
This Annoyed Pup

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@KaelyrianSteel/Twitter

It's one of many photos of dogs greeting you when you come home with a face saying, "Where have you been?"

19
This Very Obedient Doggo

viral photo of a dog waiting outside a cafe for its human.
Twitter

The sign said "No Dogs Allowed" so he patiently waited.

20
This Dog Who Made A Big Mistake

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Jake Kritzer/Twitter

But regrets nothing.

21
This Cat Who Didn't Choose the Thug Life

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cat/Twitter

But the thug life chose him.

22
This Superhero Pup

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To figure out what this gesture means, check out 19 Things Your Dog Is Trying to Tell You.

23
This 10-piece Mc-Pupper Set

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Imgur

Little nuggets.

24
This Confused Pup

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"What is happening here?"

25
April the Giraffe Meets Giraffe Mom

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Erin Dietrich/Facebook

They got along famously.

26
This Very Relatable Bear

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Do any of us?

27
This Pup Who Got Caught Burger-Handed

Betsy Reyes of Oklahoma City put up a viral Facebook post warning locals that her dog, Princess, was posing as a stray to get McDonald's burgers.

She was posing as a stray at McDonalds for some free food.

28
This Dog Who Just Can't Catch

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Imgur

We all have our weaknesses.

29
This Dog Coming to Steal Yo Girl

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Who could possibly resist?

30
The Coolest Cat Around

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Twitter

Yes, he put those shades on himself.

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Diana Bruk
Diana is a senior editor who writes about sex and relationships, modern dating trends, and health and wellness. Read more
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