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Dogs from all over the world were vying for the title of World's Ugliest Dog in Petaluma, Calif. over the weekend. The opposite of the Westminster Dog Show, in this competition these canines did not come fully fluffed and neatly brushed. Instead, each of the 30 contestants showed up with their own unique look. For instance, Mouse the bulbous Chihuahua was missing an eye, and Daisy the Pug's special feature was an uncontrollable tongue. There were plenty more interesting mugs, but unfortunately only one doggie could go home with the prized title.
The 2012 king of ugly-cute is Mugly, a Chinese Crested. 8-year-old Mugly came all the way from Peterborough, England to show off his weirdly placed whiskers and an aloof gaze. This is Mugly's second "ugly win." His owner says Mugly also won Britain's Ugliest Dog in 2005.