Scenes From The 2012 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

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Daisy, a nine-year-old Pug, is seen during the 24th annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California.

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Mouse, a six-year-old Chihuahua smiles for the camera.

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Josie, a three-year-old Chinese Crested.

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Annie Ragsdale carries Rue, a two-year-old Chinese Crested.

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A group of dog owners gather with dogs.

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A dog owner guides her dog onstage to compete in the contest.

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Creature, a Mexican Hairless dog, poses on the stage.

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Creature’s beautiful smile.

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Jon Alder holds his third place winning dog, Icky, a two-year-old Chinese Crested.

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Icky’s closeup.

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Icky really loves the camera.

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Yvonne Morones carries Mouse.

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Dane Andrew of Sunnyvale, California holds Rascal, a 14-year-old Chinese Crested.

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Spam-O-Rama, a Chinese Crested pedigree dog, waits for his moment on stage.

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Suzanne Marta holds up her Chinese crested dog, Handsome Hector.

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A vet checks on Rascal before going on stage.

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Another shot of Rascal.

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Roman, a two-year-old Mexican Hairless Mix, competes with the best of the worst.

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Bev Nicholson of Peterborough, England is overwhelmed with emotion as her Chinese crested dog, Mugly, wins the title of World’s Ugliest Dog.

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And Mugly could care less. Diva.

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Mugly still not caring.

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Same.

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Mugly tries to smile.

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Mugly still trying to smile.

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Congrats Mugly!

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