Dogs rule for so many reasons. For starters, they wear pantyhose, and they're adorable even when they're ugly. Aww, come on now.

But have you ever seen a big dog who's in size denial? The kind that are so huge but still want to snuggle and fit themselves into small kiddie pools and sit on your laps? Mega cute alert!

We've scoped out 11 dogs who fit this sort of bill, and we've gotta admit-- being in denial is flippin' a-dor-able.

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taylorwoehle, web.stagram.com
sanders1821, web.stagram.com
oneextradegree, web.stagram.com
nevdogg408, web.stagram.com
mvt_rinny, web.stagram.com
gabreflex, web.stagram.com
diezelsparks, web.stagram.com
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alyssakjeffery, web.stagram.com