This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Zsa Zsa takes the stage at the World's Ugliest Dog Contest in Petaluma, north of San Francisco, California on June 23. The stands on oversized paws. The day begins with pre-contest entertainment and information on pet care and adoption. Martha took home the title of World's Ugliest Dog on Friday. It's intended to show that all dogs, regardless of physical appearance, can be lovable additions to any family. Zsa Zsa is World's Ugliest Dog 2018.
A Minnesota woman named Megan Brainard adopted Zsa Zsa four years ago and named her after Hollywood glamour star , who. It's intended to show that all dogs, regardless of physical appearance, can be lovable additions to any family. And now, atop her squashed and furry head, sits a figurative crown. It may not be a perfect tricks show, but it is guaranteed to give you a giggle or two. Please join us in raising awareness and support for the pets yet to be placed in a loving home.
Brainard told the that she and her family drove 30 hours from Minnesota to California to enter Zsa Zsa in the competition. Her flopping, meaty tongue dangles by her collar. The sheer cheekiness of Martha becomes apparent as her owner, Shirley Zindler, gives her mug a tug. On June 23, 2018, dogs with rather unconventional looks from all over the world traveled to the World's Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California. A 20 year veteran of radio, she is often seen emceeing local events and fundraisers throughout Sonoma County. Brainard says Zsa Zsa never really showed much excitement, but that she knew she was special.
Owner Megan Brainard displays her dog Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog, during The World's Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, north of San Francisco, California on June 23, 2018. After getting a degree in communications from the College of Marin, Farris worked as a newspaper photographer for the Marin Independent Journal, also freelancing for People and Us magazines. However, the competition doesn't mean to shame these pups: it aims to celebrate their differeces and promote adopting unconventional doggos from shelters. Dogs in the annual competition flaunt their imperfections - some have hairless bodies, others have lolling tongues. She lives with her rescuer, Jessica Burkard of Penngrove, California. She said the dog got a pink manicure and wore a sparkly pink collar.
The main event commences at 6 p. Four years ago, Brainard saw a picture of the bulldog online and knew she had to have her. It's intended to show that all dogs, regardless of physical appearance, can be lovable additions to any family. The dogs are evaluated by a panel of judges. Despite having two corrective surgeries on her red and saggy eyes, Martha remains blind in one of them. Dogs in the annual competition flaunt their imperfections.
Her squished-in face, crooked stride and drooling mouth have won the hearts of people around the world. Zsa Zsa stands onstage with Megan Brainard, before being announced the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest. Start off the day mingling with local organizations during the Pet Fest from 3 — 6 p. The dogs and their handlers walked down a red carpet, as a panel of judges evaluated them. English bulldog Zsa Zsa is held by her owner, Megan Brainard. Comments will be reviewed before being published. We have four good-time gals —Dawn Justice, Julie Fisher, Maureen Lyons and Colleen Werner — and their canine pals — Tallulah Blockhead, Spur, Finn and Kiss — performing their version of silly tricks and having fun with their pups.
Wild Thang, a Pekingese, stands onstage during the World's Ugliest Dog Contest. There are no scoring sheets or physical examinations. You can contact us with questions via email at wud sonoma-marinfair. It was a ruff night for her competitors, who included a bulldog with furrowed excess skin, a matted ball of fluff called Wild Thang a Pekingese and a Chinese Crested-Dachsund with blackheads. The contestants included a blackhead-covered Chinese Crested-Dachshund mutt, a bulldog mix with excess wrinkly skin and a Pekingese named Wild Thang.
Fuzzy folds of skin hang over her eyes — and every other part of her body. The red carpet runners up included 2nd place winner Scamp, owned by Yvonne Morones, who also claimed the Spirit Award and third place winner Josie, owned by Linda Elmquist. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma. It is usually held on Friday nights, but organizers moved the competition to Saturday in an effort to draw a bigger audience. Many of the contestant dogs have been rescued from shelters and puppy mills, to find loving homes in the hands of those willing to adopt. Her red eyes gaze gormlessly from the fleshy folds of her cheeks as a thick gloop of viscous spittle dribbles from her chin. Rascal Deux, a genuinely cool dog.