GALLERY: 17 of Gladstone's most unusual pets

OVER the last fortnight, many people in the Gladstone region were proud to show off photos of their dogs and cats.

Now The Observer has given owners of different animal species a chance to share their beloved pets.

There were over 50 submissions of pictures of a variety of animals including goats, birds, fish and reptiles.

We have compiled the best 17 photos for everyone to enjoy.