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From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards

Doug the Pug

Finalist in Animal

About Doug the Pug

A self-described “King of the Pop Culture," Doug the Pug is another #dogsofInstagram people are obsessed with. Like his name entails, Doug is a pug living in Nashville, Tennessee. He has widely popular Vine and Snapchat accounts, and even has a whole website of Doug the Pug merchandise with his likeness on it. In 2015, his recreation of Taylor Swift Instagram photos made a splash, and his owner Leslie Mosier even quit her job to manage Doug’s career. A video of Doug running around with a balloon version of him tied to his waist garnered 20 million views.

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