'I can’t imagine life without him': People share why they love pugs

'I can’t imagine life without him': People share why they love pugs

Yes, flat-nosed breeds are not exactly the picture of health, and yes, people need to stop over-breeding dogs just for trendy looks, but somewhere along the way it feels like the pugs themselves have started to be judged, which is a shame because they’re absolute sweeties.

Pugs ‘no longer considered to be dogs and you should not buy them’

Pugs ‘no longer considered to be dogs and you should not buy them’

Other flat-faced dogs like French bulldogs have surged in popularity (Picture: PA)Pugs were also at higher risk of many other conditions compared to non-pugs, including narrowed nostrils, skinfold infections and obesity.

Bones or no bones? The internet's mood is now determined by Noodle the pug

Bones or no bones? The internet's mood is now determined by Noodle the pug

Emmaline Childs, 37, said she first saw Graziano's videos of Noodle a few weeks ago, and fell in love with the sweetness of the "no bones" game.

Chunky pug’s owner hits back at people who accuse her of overfeeding him

Chunky pug’s owner hits back at people who accuse her of overfeeding him

His owner Chloe Brittain, 23, from Cardiff, Wales, said: ‘After the attack, he was left traumatised and didn’t want to go out on walks.‘We try to walk him twice a day and people don’t understand the reasons why he put on all this weight so quickly,’ said Chloe.

Besotted pugs celebrate getting 'married' with wedding celebration

Besotted pugs celebrate getting 'married' with wedding celebration

Going down the aisle (Picture: Emily Bailey-Mitchell/SWNS) The newlyweds (Picture: Emily Bailey-Mitchell/SWNS) The 24-year-old teaching assistant stresses that Percy has only ever had eyes for Mabel – even when they go on their walks with up to 30 other dogs.

Couple stranded in Central America because they refuse to leave pug behind

Couple stranded in Central America because they refuse to leave pug behind

Abbey Walsh, 25 and Hugh Thomas, 25, refuse to leave their pug Pebbles behind (Picture: Caters)A British couple travelling the world with their pet pug Pebbles say they are stranded in Central America because they can’t take him home on a repatriation flight.

There’s a Valentine’s Day-themed cockapoo café coming to London

There’s a Valentine’s Day-themed cockapoo café coming to London

There’ll be treats for both cockapoos and their humans (Picture: @popuppugcafe)Unfortunately, owners of other dog breeds will not be allowed to come along – though there is a french bulldog version running on the 9 February, too.

Dog’s underbite makes him look permanently grumpy

Dog’s underbite makes him look permanently grumpy

Chico may look grouchy, but he’s really a happy and loving dog (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Meet Chico, the dog whose crooked underbite makes him look like he’s constantly ‘fed up with life’.

Just a dog walker with a dog on his shoulders

Just a dog walker with a dog on his shoulders

The pair are said to be a regular sight in Motherwell (Picture: Jukin Media) This lazy dog has an unusual idea of walkies (Picture: Jukin Media)Connor shared the video on Twitter, where it has now been seen over 3,000 times.

Podgy pug has a condition which means he has lots of chubby rolls

Podgy pug has a condition which means he has lots of chubby rolls

An adorably podgy pug born with excessive fat rolls is defying the odds by living his best life. ‘We have owned dogs our entire lives, however we didn’t know much about pugs, and unfortunately, we trusted Theo’s breeder.

Pupuccinos at the ready: A Pomeranian cafe is coming to London

Pupuccinos at the ready: A Pomeranian cafe is coming to London

(Picture: Pom Café)And, obviously, you’ll get to hang out with a load of Pomeranians. Oh, and if you’re not a Pomeranian fan, don’t fear – Pug Café will also be posting popups for sausage dogs, pugs, and French bulldogs in the coming months.

German town defends decision to sell family's pet pug on eBay

German town defends decision to sell family's pet pug on eBay

Edda the pug was sold on eBay for £640 after indebted family failed to pay taxes Officials in Germany have defended their decision to seize an indebted family’s pet pug and sell it on eBay, saying the move was a last resort because authorities were unable to find anything else to take.

Greedy pug leaves owner with £6,000 vet bill after eating kebab stick

Greedy pug leaves owner with £6,000 vet bill after eating kebab stick

Monty the Pug next to the eight-inch kebab stick (Picture: Sharon Vanderhook/SWNS) The eight-inch kebab stick pierced his diaphragm and lungs (Picture: Sharon Vanderhook/SWNS)‘I was saying “sit, sit!” and I just thought he was in a strop ignoring me.

7 Pug Gifts for Dog Lovers

7 Pug Gifts for Dog Lovers

Designed and manufactured in Virginia, the wooden sign measures 10 inches by 5 inches and features a beautiful picture of a Pug, a message in black font that reads “It’s Not a Home Without a Pug” and some small, red paw prints.

Bindi and Robert Irwin introduce their family pug, 'one of the sweetest' animals they know

Bindi and Robert Irwin introduce their family pug, 'one of the sweetest' animals they know

In the third episode of “My Pet Tale,” where celebrities share how their pets have shaped their lives, the Irwins describe Stella as a loving and important part of their family. “When we're not cuddling koalas in Australia, we are cuddling Stella, our little pug,” Bindi Irwin told TODAY.

Bindi and Robert Irwin: our family pug is ‘one of the sweetest animals’ we know

Bindi and Robert Irwin: our family pug is ‘one of the sweetest animals’ we know

Bindi and Robert Irwin: our family pug is ‘one of the sweetest animals’ we know copied! In the third episode of “My Pet Tale,” Robert and Bindi Irwin detail their immense love for their family pug, Stella.

Franken-Dogs: 9 Wickedly Cute Mixed Breed Dogs

Franken-Dogs: 9 Wickedly Cute Mixed Breed Dogs

One reason this adorable cross breed dog skyrocketed into pupularity is because it requires less grooming compared to a regular Golden Retriever, thanks to its Poodle side, but has the wonderful laid-back personality for which goldies are known.

Police take ‘pug shot’ of runaway dog in New Jersey

Police take ‘pug shot’ of runaway dog in New Jersey

Cape May, New Jersey, police captured a rogue pug on Sunday afternoon and collared her for running away from home, according to a Cape May Police Department Facebook post.

Emma wins the title of world’s fastest pug for the third year running

Emma wins the title of world’s fastest pug for the third year running

(Picture: AP)Although some pugs struggled to compete the 50 metres in under 40 seconds and others got adorably distracted and ran the wrong way, Emma flew across the finishing line.

Neglected pug with severe skin disease transformed after rescue

Neglected pug with severe skin disease transformed after rescue

Staff at Pug Rescue in Austin, Texas, nursed Dex back to health, placing medicated drops into his eyes every two hours to save his sight. Signe Corbin, medical director of Pug Rescue Austin, said Dex’s case was one of the most severe she had come across during her nine years involved with the organisation.