Midlands pug Cuddly Dudley named the 'UK's cutest dog'

Pug from Cheddleton named UK's cutest dog
Cuddly Dudley Credit: Stoke Sentinel/BPM MEDIA

A two-year-old pug from Cheddleton in Staffordshire has been named the 'UK's cutest dog' in a competition held in celebration of International Dog Day on 26th August.

Pug Dudley, also known as Cuddly Dudley, was entered by his owner Deby Bannister. The competition was run by online greetings card retailer Thortful, and after more than 2,000 entries and votes Dudley was crowned the winner.

Cuddly Dudley Credit: Stoke Sentinel/BPM MEDIA

Deby and her husband Steve have had Dudley since he was 12 weeks old, and they have three other dogs, Paddy, Somba and Beau. Dudley loves playing with his brothers.

The competition isn't Dudley's first time in the spotlight. He is also the star of his own Instagram page, boasting more than 600 followers, and attracting fans from all over the world.

Dudley boasts his own Instagram page with hundreds of followers Credit: Stoke Sentinel/BPM MEDIA