2024 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Crowned

Wild Thang, an 8-year-old Pekingese and his owner, was the winner during the 2024 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif. on Friday.

Wild Thang had previously placed second in the annual competition three times before.Wild Thang is a survivor of distempter, a viral disease that infects animals’ respiratory system and can also suppress the immune system.

“He survived, but not without permanent damage. His teeth did not grow in, causing his tongue to stay out and his right front leg paddles 24/7″.  Apart from his health issues his is a happy, “glugly” (glamorous/ugly) pup.

He and his owner Ann Lewis walked away with $5,000 in prize money.

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