Oxford Mail Camera Club photographers have been taking photos of pets and other animals.

This week’s theme prompted lots of pictures of cats and dogs, and other more exotic creatures.

These included a gecko, a meerkat and a peacock.

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Lots of pictures could have been selected for the photo of the week but in the end we went for this striking shot of a man walking his dog across flooded Wolvercote Common.

Oxford Mail: Walking the dog in WolvercoteBob Weatherhead, who took the photo, said: “Thanks to his intrepid owner this dog will get a walk whatever the weather.”

Each week camera club members are given a theme and then post their photos on the club’s Facebook page.

A selection are featured in the Oxford Mail and in our other titles.

For more information about camera club visit the club’s Facebook page. The next theme is ‘trees’.

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