Amid a sea of snaggleteeth, bug eyes and slobbery, hanging tongues, the World’s Ugliest Dogs Contest crowned a unique champion.
Scamp the Tramp tunneled his unpleasant minute face into the hearts of the Northern California judges Friday to handle $1,500 — plus one more $1,500 to donate to an animal shelter.
Scamp the Tramp is held by Darlene Wright after winning the World’s Ugliest Dogs Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Magnificent in Petaluma, Calif., on Friday, June 21, 2019. (Associated Press)
“He’s Scamp the Champ, now no longer Scamp the Tramp,” Morones told the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat. “I judge the target market seen his gorgeous spirit and all the pieces he’s given abet to the community.”
Scamp beat out 18 other dogs for the admire.
Rascal Deux competed in final year’s competition. (Associated Press)
“Judges are procuring for particular attributes like hanging tongues, slobber, drool (the more the upper). Perchance uncommon patches of skin or hair,” publicist Christy Gentry stated.
Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog, won in 2018.
Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog who won final year’s prize, it appears to be like charmed the judges by drooling and sneezing on them.
Puka prepares to compete on this year’s Ugliest Dogs Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Magnificent in Petaluma. (Associated Press)
Scamp used to be a toll road dogs in Compton and used to be rescued by his proprietor, Yvonne Morones, in 2014. He is never any longer excellent a demonstrate dogs. He additionally makes visits to local colleges and senior centers in Santa Rosa, Calif.
“What we’re in fact doing is we’re showcasing dogs which hang been rescued and adopted and brought into loving properties,” Gentry stated. “These are originate of spokesdogs for adoption.”
The Associated Press contributed to this picture.