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1. Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba dogs

American actress, model and businesswoman. She has won various awards for her acting, including the Choice Actress Teen Choice Award and Saturn Award for Best Actress on  cable shows, and a Golden Globe nomination for her lead role in the television series Dark Angel.

2. Robin Williams


American actor and comedian. 

3. Gerard James Butler

Gerard James Butler with dog

Scottish actor, producer, singer.

4. Billy Joel

Billy Joel and pug

American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer. Since releasing his first hit song, “Piano Man”, in 1973, Joel has become the sixth best-selling recording artist and the third best-selling solo artist in the United States. His compilation album Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2 is the one of the best-selling albums in the United States by discs shipped.

5. Hugh Laurie


English actor, writer, director, musician, singer, comedian, and author. From 2004 to 2012, he played Dr. Gregory House, the protagonist of House, for which he received two Golden Globe awards, two Screen Actors Guild awards, and six Emmy nominations. He was listed in the 2011 Guinness World Records as the most watched leading man on television. 

6. Dennis Quaid

Dennis Quaid pug

American actor known for his comedic and dramatic roles.

7. Kelly Osbourne

Kelly Osbourne pug

British singer-songwriter, actress, television presenter and fashion designer.

8. Valentino


Italian fashion designer. 

9. Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol pug

American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.

10. Brooke Mueller

Brooke Mueller and her pugs

American actress.

11. Michelle Beadle

Michelle Beadle dog

Sports reporter and host on ESPN. She is currently the co-host of SportsNation on ESPN2, and former host of Winners Bracket on ABC with Marcellus Wiley.

12. Nick Carter

Nick Carter pug

American singer. He is best known as a member of the pop group the Backstreet Boys.

13. Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton Pug

American socialite, television personality, model, actress, singer, DJ and author. She is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels.

14. Tori Spelling

Tori Spelling pug

American actress and author. Her first major role was Donna Martin on Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1990.

15. Kelly Brook

Kelly Brook pug

English model, actress and television presenter.

16. DJ Pauly D

DJ Pauly D pug

American television personality and disc jockey. He is best known for being a housemate on MTV’s reality show Jersey Shore.

17. Paul Smith

Designer Paul Smith pug

English designer, whose business and reputation is founded upon his men’s fashion with a special focus on tailoring. He is known for his idiosyncratic take on traditional British styling having coined the term ‘classics with a twist’. Smith was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2000 for his services to British fashion. After founding his company in 1970 with one shop, Paul Smith now has more than 300 shops worldwide with an annual turnover of £200m.

18. Professor Green

Professor Green pugs

English rapper and singer-songwriter.

19. Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer and his pug

American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film-maker, actor and political activist.

20. Nicola Roberts

Nicola Roberts pug

English recording artist, fashion designer, and songwriter.

21. Adrian Grenier

Adrian Grenier pug

American actor, producer, director, and musician. He is best known for playing Vincent Chase on the HBO series Entourage.

22. Amber Rose

Amber Rose and pug

American hip hop model, hip hop artist, fashion designer and actress.

23. George Clooney


American actor, screenwriter, producer, director, and activist. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards, one for acting and the other for producing.

24. Rob Zombie

Rob Zombie pug

American musician, film director, screenwriter and film producer.

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