World’s Ugliest Dog title is awarded to British pooch

by Darren Jamieson on June 30, 2012

It may not be the most flattering of titles but it is certainly an interesting contest to win. Mugly, a Chinese crested rescue dog, left the World’s Ugliest Dog contest with the title, beating 28 other dogs in the (more…)

World’s Ugliest Chinese Crested dog dies

by Leanne Thompson on June 4, 2010

Miss Ellie won the pedigree category of the 2009 World’s Ugliest Dog Competition, but sadly she has now passed away. Chinese Crested dogs have a long and illustrious history of winning ugly dog contests, as the 2008 competition was also won by a Chinese Crested when Gus won the main event.

Miss Ellie wasn’t just about being an ugly dog however, as she campaigned to raise awareness for rescue dogs and to raise money for their care. Miss Ellie herself was a rescue dog, as she had been abandoned at the age of 7. She was rescued by her owner Dawn Goehring and given a new home with Dawn’s 13 dogs, all rescue dogs.

Miss Ellie planned to compete in this year’s contest for the (more…)

Nancy the dog seeks her pawfect groom for walkies up aisle

by Leanne Thompson on August 22, 2009

Some lucky bachelor dog may get the chance to take Nancy on walkies up the aisle at a planned wedding ceremony on Sunday 29th August.

Nancy is a 6 month old Chinese Crested pooch and her wedding is planned to take place at the Foxdenton Hall in Chadderton next Sunday. The vicar is booked, her wedding dress is ready and even refreshments are planned, but they are still missing a dog groom!

This wedding might be completely barking, but (more…)

Youth gang attack Britain’s Ugliest Dog

by Darren Jamieson on August 20, 2009

The dog crowned Britain’s Ugliest Dog in 2005 was subjected to a cruel attack by a gang of vicious young thugs.

Mugly is a shih tzu-Chinese crested cross breed and escaped from his owner’s home.  He did have just the one tuft of hair on his neck,  but the mindless youths tore it from his neck, hit and punched him and even ripped (more…)

World’s Ugliest Dog 2009

by Leanne Thompson on July 2, 2009

worlds-ugliest-dogThe World’s Ugliest Dog competition was held last weekend at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Northern California where a boxer-m