Friday 19 July 2019

In Pictures: A bit of ruff... the world's ugliest dog competition

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Rascal Deux, a naturally hairless mix with a crooked face, two different colored eyes and a loose tongue, walks the stage during the World's Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California on June 21, 2019. (Photo by JOSH EDELSON / AFP)JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images
Rascal Deux, a naturally hairless mix with a crooked face, two different colored eyes and a loose tongue, walks the stage during the World's Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California on June 21, 2019. (Photo by JOSH EDELSON / AFP)JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images
Wild Thang, a 3-year old Pekingese, is shown before the start of the World's Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California on June 21, 2019. (Photo by JOSH EDELSON / AFP)JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images
Scamp the Tramp is held by Darlene Wright after winning the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California, yesterday. Credit: Associated Press.
Himisaboo, who also goes by Trump Dog, competes in the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California, yesterday. Credit: Associated Press.
Dane Andrew holds Rascal aloft while competing in the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California, yesterday. Andrew says that although Rascal has taken top honors in eight competitions, he has yet to win Petaluma. Credit: Associated Press
Puka prepares to compete in the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California, yesterday. Credit: Associated Press.
Tee Tee prepares to compete in the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California, yesterday. Credit: Associated Press.
Fabio, a 13-year-old a teacup Chihuahua, curls his tongue at the World's Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California, yesterday. Credit: Getty Images
Scamp the Tramp is held after taking top honors in the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California, yesterday. At left is Kerry Sanders, a reporter who served as one of the judges Credit: Associated Press.
Scamp the Tramp rests after winning the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California, yesterday. Credit: Associated Press.
Darlene Wright holds up Scamp the Tramp as it is announced that he won first prize in the World's Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California, yesterday. Credit: Getty Images
Wild Thang, a 3-year-old Pekingese, competes in the World's Ugliest Dog Contest with owner Ann Lewis at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California, yesterday. Credit: Associated Press
A dog named Rascal looks on before the start of the World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Marin-Sonoma County Fair in Petaluma, California, yesterday. Credit: Getty Images.
Puka, who has a cleft lip, awaits the start of the World's Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California, yesterday. Credit: Getty Images
A dog named Tostito, who has no teeth or lower jaw, is seen during the World's Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California, yesterday. Credit: Getty Images

The world's ugliest dogs battled it out for the crown at the 31st annual World's Ugliest Dog Competition in California yesterday. Scamp the Tramp took the title home as well as $1,500 in cash and another $1,500 to donate to an animal shelter.

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