English bulldog wins title of World's Ugliest Dog

Martha a Neopolitan Mastiff who won the 2017 World's Ugliest Dog Contest looked ready to hand over her crown

Martha a Neopolitan Mastiff who won the 2017 World's Ugliest Dog Contest looked ready to hand over her crown

Zsa Zsa, an English bulldog, was named the victor of the World's Ugliest Dog contest in Petaluma, California, on Saturday, June 23.

Christy Gentry, a spokeswoman for the event, said: "The world's ugliest dog contest is an iconic tradition of the Sonoma-Marin Fair".

Zsa Zsa and her large tongue not only beat out the other dogs, but she brought ome $1500.

The dogs walk down a red carpet and are evaluated by a panel of judges, with the victor taking home $1500.

(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog, is hugged by owner Megan Brainard after being announced the victor of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif., Saturday, June 23, 2018.

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Brainard found Zsa Zsa on a pet-finding website, according to the contest bio.

An English bulldog with an underbite and muscular, rounded front legs won the 30th annual World's Ugliest Dog contest on Saturday night.

As with any competition rating animals by their looks, there's a lot of controversy surrounding Zsa Zsa's win.

For almost 30 years, the World's Ugliest Dog (r) Contest has been a testament that the pedigree does not define the pet. Dogs of all breeds and sizes have warmed our hearts and filled our lives with unconditional love.

Wild Thang, a Pekingese, also competed for the top spot.

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She was then purchased by Underdog Rescue.

Zsa Zsa's competitors included a blind, hairless Chinese crested mix, a dreadlocked terrier, a Pekingese named Wild Thang and a formerly overweight pup with sagging skin.

Last year's victor, a delightfully floppy and seemingly half-melted Neapolitan Mastiff named Martha, didn't compete this year.

At 9-years-old, Zsa Zsa is a victor.

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