PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) - The winner of this year's World's Ugliest Dog contest is a dog named Mugly, an 8-year-old Chinese Crested from the United Kingdom.
Ironically, Mugly wasn't caught on video, but several other contestants were.
Competing for fame, $1,000 and a year's worth of dog cookies at the annual event held at Marin-Sonoma Fairgrounds in Petaluma, Mugly was named the world's ugliest dog Friday night, beating out 28 other ugly dogs from around the world.
Organizers say the competing dogs are judged for what they term
their "natural ugliness in both pedigree and mutt classes."