‘Unflattering’ dog and cat challenges bring joy to the internet

Take a break from doomscrolling and turn your attention toward the funniest competition on social media.

“Unflattering” pet photo challenges are currently going viral on Twitter, with a special emphasis on cats and dogs. There’s a hashtag for each furry friend, and social media users have been all too happy to share hilarious pictures of their cats and dogs getting up to some ridiculous antics.

Below, TODAY Pets rounded up some of the silliest entries to the online competitions.

The #UnflatteringDogPhotoChallenge features plenty of goofy facial expressions and lots of enthusiasm.

Forget toothy smiles — this pup is only focused on a tennis ball.

One canine competitor looked like he or she had already been caught celebrating.

Meanwhile, some pet parents couldn’t choose just one picture to enter.

Over in the #UnflatteringCatPhotoChallenge, plenty of animal lovers submitted pictures of their cats engaging in some weird behavior.


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