Posts tagged "worlds ugliest dog"

RIP: Elwood, The World’s Ugliest Dog, Has Passed Away

Elwood, the eight-year-old Chihuahua/Chinese crested mix who won the title of World’s Ugliest Dog in 2007, passed away this weekend. According to his owner, Karen Quigley, the perpetually unimpressed-looking pooch died unexpectedly on Thanksgiving Day. Though he has been experiencing some health problems, he was seemingly doing well. Elwood was lucky to have Quigley a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 2, 2013

Is Beagle-Boxer-Basset Walle Really The World’s Ugliest Dog?

So okay, he’s got a little bit of a humpback and his head might be a bit too big for his body, but is it really fair to crown Walle, the beagle/boxer/basset mix from Chico, California, as the world’s ugliest dog. One judge apparently said that Walle “looked like he’d been Photoshopped from other dogs.”…

Julie Gerstein / June 24, 2013

The Most Insane Moment On This Morning’s “Today Show”: Things Will Grow On Kathie Lee’s Face

This morning, we met Mugly the Chinese Crested, the pooch who won the World’s Ugliest Dog contest for the second time in his ugly life. And somehow, some way, Kathie Lee Gifford managed to make a conversation about Mugly  into a conversation about Kathie Lee, specifically how one day she expects “things” to grow out…

Jessica Wakeman / June 25, 2012

Quick Pic: A Face Only Its Owner Could Love

Miss Ellie, a blind 15-year-old Chinese Crested Hairless, won the pedigree class at this year’s World’s Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, CA. She certainly deserved that recognition, but she proves love is blind, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and any other adage that’s appropriate here. Would you adopt…

Annika Harris / June 29, 2009