MIKE BENDER is a screenwriter whose credits include Not Another Teen Movie and the MTV Movie
Awards. DOUG CHERNACK has created and produced television shows for E, Fox Sports, and the
The authors of the New York Times bestseller Awkward Family Photos are back with a hilarious tribute to the unbreakable and sometimes uncomfortable bond between people and their pets.
There are few things more rewarding than having a pet. They love us unconditionally, shower us with attention, and because of them, we actually live longer. So, what can possibly be awkward about our animal BFFs? Well . . . nothing. In fact, were the awkward ones. We adore our pets, but lets face itsometimes L-O-V-E makes us go a little overboard. Like giving them middle names, throwing them elaborate birthday parties, and making them a Christmas sweater to match with the rest of the family. Truth is, what they cherish most is our companionship. And maybe thats the reason we care about them so muchbecause for such simple pleasures, they allow us to be as awkward as we want.