PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — A prominent under-bite, scrunched face and floppy
ears are the hallmarks of a winner.

The winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog contest, that is.

Pabst, a boxer-mix rescued from a shelter by Miles Egstad of Citrus Heights,
Calif., won the annual contest on Friday at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Northern
California.

It was an upset victory for Pabst, who beat former champion Rascal, a
pedigree Chinese Crested.

Pabst’s owner took home $1,600 in prize money, pet supplies and a modeling
contract with House of Dog.

Miss Ellie, a blind 15-year-old Chinese Crested Hairless, won the pedigree
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