Hey there, dog lovers! If you’re like us and can’t resist the charm of adorable pugs, you’re in for a treat. Pugs, those lovable squishy-faced dogs, have carved out their own space on the internet.
Just like other internet-famous breeds such as Corgis and Shiba Inus, pugs have made their mark.
Here, we’re taking you on a journey through Instagram’s top 18 pugs, each with its unique story and personality.
So, let’s dive into the wonderful world of pugs on Instagram!
1. Doug (@itsdougthepug) – The King of Pop Culture
One of the most famous dogs in the world, Doug (@itsdougthepug) has nearly 4 million followers on Instagram. He’s the King of Pop Culture living in New York City. This pug likes to rub shoulders with some of the world’s biggest celebs.
2. Jeremy Veach (@jeremyveach) – Life Beyond the Norm
Jeremy Veach (@jeremyveach) has an account with a twist! He lives in a converted bus with his pug Norm. Hence why he’s living life out of the Norm! If you want to see what life is like on the road with a pug or see their adventures along the Oregon Coast, you should check out their Instagram page!
3. Sissy, Tilly and Natty (@pugdashians) – The Pugdashians
Who needs the Kardashians when you’ve got the Pugdashians! Sissy, Tilly and Natty (@pugdashians) like to pose for the camera but also serve an important function as therapy dogs. The trio raise money for pug rescues and enjoy the odd pug party – or two! The Pugdashians have 165,000 fans on Instagram – the Kardashians better watch out!
4. Otis, Veruca, Milo & Teddy (@otisthepugwalsh) – Southampton’s Fab Four
If you love pugs, you’ll enjoy Otis, Veruca, Milo & Teddy (@otisthepugwalsh). They’re four pugs living in Southampton, New York with three Siamese cats. You can get your pug fill on this account along with 133,000 others.
5. Minnie & Max the Pugs (@minniemaxpugs) – Head-Tilting Extraordinaires
Friends of helloBARK!, Minnie and Max the Pugs (@minniemaxpugs) are head-tilting extraordinaires. These two famous pugs have featured on Jay Leno, Ellen, Regis & Kelly, GMA, Animal Planet & YouTube but spend their time creating awareness around rescuing pugs these days. They’ve got 113,000 followers on Instagram but have over 1 million on Facebook. You can check out their interview with helloBARK! here.
6. Ozzy the Mean Mug Pug (@meanmugpug) – Hollywood Hills’ Resident
Ozzy, the Mean Mug Pug, resides in the Hollywood Hills. Born in April 2012 and rescued in April 2015, this fierce lady has 102,000 followers who can’t resist her charm.
7. Giles and Nigel (@gilesthepug) – Stylish Pug Olympians
Giles and Nigel are two stylish brothers enjoying life in Hampton and Jersey. These pug-lympic swimmers have almost 100,000 followers keeping up with their aquatic adventures.
8. Surf Gidget The Pug (@surf_gidget_the_pug) – The Surfing Champ
Meet Surf Gidget The Pug, an athletic pug who’s a champion surfer. She’s not just about sports; she’s also a celebrity pug with a big heart, always ready to give back.
9. Hamilton and Rufus (@hamiltonpug) – NYC’s Famous Pugs
Hamilton, one of the OG pugs on Instagram, started his journey in an Ohio shelter but now lives the high life in New York City with his brother Rufus.
10. Mack the Adventure Pug (@pugventurephoto) – The Little Explorer
Proving that adventure knows no size, Mack the Adventure Pug is always ready for action. He may have a “little flat face in a big round world,” but that doesn’t stop him from exploring the great outdoors.
11. Brandy (@brandy_the_pug) – The World’s Most Versatile Pug
Brandy, our first Instagram-verified pug, is a true Renaissance pug. He can surf and snowboard, skills that even some humans can’t boast. If you’re up for some surfing or snowboarding tips, Brandy’s your dog!
12. Molly (@mollyvecc) – NYC’s Bowtie Queen
Continuing the New York theme, Molly is a five-year-old fawn pug with a penchant for giving kisses. She’s also the self-proclaimed queen of napping and even has her own line of bowties, caps, totes, and more.
13. Boogie the Pug (@boogiethepug) – The Jet-Setting Pug
Boogie, a rescue pug from New York City, lives the jet-setter life and loves spreading love like his fellow pugs. He’s got almost 30,000 followers who join him on his exciting adventures around the world.
14. Timmy O’Pug (@timmyopug) – Chicago’s Dapper Napper
Timmy O’Pug, a pug with a dash of Irish spirit, is all about raising Chicago’s dapper level. This stylish pug, brother to the late Violet the Pug, knows how to rock some chic outfits.
15. Lungo (@lungo_pug) – Thailand’s Smiling Pug
From Canada to Thailand, we have Lungo, a five-and-a-half-year-old fawn pug who guarantees to bring a smile to your face. With 19,400 followers, he’s already won hearts with his irresistible charm.
16. Igor Pugdog and Zombie Pug (@igorpugdog) – Toronto’s Rescuing Duo
Igor Pugdog and Zombie Pug aren’t just adorable; they’re also on a mission to help other pugs find their forever homes in Toronto, Canada. When they’re not doing their superhero rescue work, they moonlight as actors and models.
17. Roxy The Pug (@roxy.thepug) – Nashville’s Fave Pug
Meet Roxy, the feisty fawn pug living it up in Nashville, Tennessee. Roxy loves a good chew session, whether it’s balls or shoes. This five-year-old darling even had her moment of fame in the “37 Most Majestic Pugs of 2014.” Way to go, Roxy!
18. Sir Axle Rod (@siraxlerodthepug) – 15,000 Followers
Sir Axle Rod, a six-year-old pug, is all about keeping the pugging spirit alive! Hailing from who-knows-where, Sir Axle has gathered quite the following, with 15,000 pug enthusiasts joining him on his daily adventures.
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Q1: Who is the most famous pug on Instagram?
The most famous pug on Instagram is Doug, known as @itsdougthepug. With nearly 4 million followers, Doug is considered the King of Pop Culture and resides in New York City.
Q2: Are there any pugs that travel a lot and share their adventures on Instagram?
Yes, Boogie the Pug (@boogiethepug) is a rescue pug from New York City who loves to travel and shares his adventures on Instagram. He has almost 30,000 followers and provides tips for those who want to explore the world with their pups.