50 Ugly Dogs That Are Still So Darn Cute
For nearly 30 years, ugly dogs have vied for the crown in the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest. Check out these top contenders!
World’s Ugliest Dogs
Even ugly dogs can be cute, especially when they flash those puppy dog eyes and snuggle up next to you. So many people agree that ugly dogs are adorable that the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest has been held annually for almost 30 years. Owners from around the globe bring their pups to Petaluma, California, to celebrate each and every dog’s unique beauty. The dogs walk up and down the red carpet in front of judges, international media, celebrity hosts, and fans. The contest promotes the love of all dogs and encourages people to adopt because many of the contestants came from shelters and puppy mills. Not every dog has to meet the kennel club’s pedigree standards to be a great addition to any home. Read on to take a look at some of the adorable contestants from the past few years.
This enthusiastic pup knows how to smile for the camera. If you like these ugly dogs, you’ll also want to check out these hilarious dog memes.
Look at her style. Rascal has appeared on America’s Got Talent and the cover of a magazine.
This Mastiff/American Staffordshire mix is the most gentle giant. If you’re a dog owner, these hilarious dog cartoons will make you chuckle.
This 13-year-old teacup chihuahua still looks like a puppy.
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Rooby Roux is completely blind and has two seeing eye humans.
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That cute combover won the hearts of this pup’s parents.
Willie, an American Staffordshire Terrier mix, is only 7 months old but already has a following on Instagram, has met some pretty cool celebrities, and even made an appearance on TV.
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Meatloaf’s nicknames include Meaty, Meat Monster, Mystery Meat, and Beefsquatch.
The year before Zsa Zsa took home the blue ribbon, Martha, a Neapolitan Mastiff, won first in the 2017 competition.
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Those pointy ears and happy tongue would make anyone fall in love with this pup.
Moe the pug loves being showed off to the crowd at the 2017 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest.
Chase, a Chinese Crested Harke, came all the way from Wales to compete for the World’s Ugliest Dog. It was worth it because he placed third in the 2017 competition.
Sweepee Rambo swept the competition and took home first place in the 2016 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest.
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On top of being known as one of the cutest ugly dogs around, Mugly is also a therapy dog.
This pit bull-Dutch shepherd mix was born with spinal problems, but that doesn’t stop him from being the happiest dog he can be.
Zoomer blocked out the competition with his big hair.
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Frodo is sticking his tongue out in hopes of getting some food
Morris isn’t going to let anyone at the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest wipe the serious look off his face.
Cyndy Loo Whoo
Cyndy Loo Whoo would fit in great in a Dr. Seuss book.
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With a name like Bubbers how could you ever get mad at this little guy?
Blanquito’s unique skin and crazy hair make him a perfect fit among all of these ugly dogs.
Peanut was the winner of the 2014 competition. His owner proudly shows her off to the crowd.
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Sophie is one of the many chihuahuas that competes in the ugly dog competition. They’re so tiny!
Walle is a Beagle Bassett Hound and Boxer Mix. He won the competition in 2013, it was probably because of that adorable smile.
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Boolah is a little shy and snuggles up to his mom on stage.
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Ellie Mae is a Chinese Crested and you will rarely see her with her tongue in her mouth.
Roo won the Pedigree Part of the 25th Anniversary World’s Ugliest Dog Contest.
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Pabst’s cute teeth won him first place in 2010.
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