These figurines served as a secret emblem for the German underground Freemason Lodge known as the Lodge of the Order of the Pug.

They chose the Pug as a symbol of loyalty, dependability and everlasting commitment.

In terms of numbers of potential partners, Love Me, Love My Pets is your best bet among pet-centric dating sites.

Pet People Meet: This dating site tries to reach a broad spectrum of animal lovers, extending beyond dogs to include horses and cats.

The artist, Richard Ramsey Reinagle, was another animal lover who was fond of incorporating Pugs into his artwork.

One such painting is called A Pug With Cropped Ears.

Come to a local Pug Meetup to play with people and pugs of all shapes, sizes and breeds.

Have your own dog show with those little pups you treat like family!

An English painter named William Hogarth was a proponent of Pugs.

He created many paintings incorporating the little dogs, some including his own Pug named Trump.

Pugs are gorgeous natured, with hilarious characters and they make amazing companions. Here’s 11 things only real pug lovers will understand. You’re obsessed with pug merchandise The obsession is strong.

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