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Monday, June 17, 2013

Vote for the World's Ugliest Dog

Posted By on Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 10:06 AM

Now, there's a challenge for Saint Francis
  • Now, there's a challenge for Saint Francis

It doesn't take a pure cat person to know that some dogs are too ugly for words. Instead of attempting to beautify dogs who aren't so easy on the eyes, their owners have decided to reward them for their crooked tongues, rat's nest fur, and general icky appearance.

This week is the annual World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Marin County-Sonoma Fair, where lovers of fugly dogs compete to be the top (ugly) dog.

But one thing is for sure: These beastly-looking pups have big paws to fill. Last year's winner, Mugly, had perfectly abhorrent traits, making him a shoe-in as the most hard-featured pup on the globe -- and he's competing again this year.

Of course, it's entirely up to you to decide which dogs most closely resemble monsters. Here's a few of this year's contestants:

click to enlarge VIA WORLD'S UGLIEST DOGS/MARIN COUNTY
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click to enlarge VIA WORLD'S UGLIEST DOGS/MARIN COUNTY
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click to enlarge VIA WORLD'S UGLIEST DOGS/MARIN COUNTY
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click to enlarge VIA WORLD'S UGLIEST DOGS/MARIN COUNTY
  • via World's Ugliest Dogs/Marin County

Pretty ... pretty ugly.


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Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.

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