Pugs. They're kind of a polarizing breed: you either love them or you hate them. Those of us who adore the breed know they are truly one-of-a-kind.

It's always important to do your research to find the best breed for you, but are here 20 reasons why pugs are beloved by so many people around the world.

1. They are so full of love

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This guy is living the dream.

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2. They're stubborn and sassy

So much sass in a tiny body.

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3. Pugs are playful

I'm gonna get you!

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4. Pugs are loyal to their family

You have each other's back.

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5. They don't mind you being in their personal space

remember to give those face wrinkles some TLC!

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Head scratches are always welcome!

6. They are so laidback

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7. They have the best puppy dog eyes

so precious

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They're the reason the phrase 'puppy dog eyes' was created.

8. Their curly tails are super wiggly

this is 100% my reaction

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I love seeing a happy, tail-wagging pug.

9. They usually get along with other dogs just fine

English bulldog and pug

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10. ... and cats

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Usually the cat is the dominant one in the relationship.

11. ... and kids

12. ....even babies!

so much cuteness

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Just make sure to always supervise both parties.

13. They can be your snuggle buddy on a lazy day

R&R

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14. They can also be athletic

Brandy hangs 10

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Go follow Brandy the Pug on Instagram, now.

15. Though sometimes you might need to carry them back after a walk

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16. They are the OG masters of the head tilt

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17. They're in a bunch of different movies because they are so versatile

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Men in Black, Milo & Otis, and Kingsman; to name a few.

18. They make us laugh

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19. They look adorable in costumes

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20. They think they're tougher than they really are

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Simply put, pugs are the best!

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