Minnesota pooch wins World's Ugliest Dog crown

Himisaboo Chinese Crested and Dachshund mix walks onstage during the World's Ugliest Dog Contest. He didn't make the top three

Himisaboo Chinese Crested and Dachshund mix walks onstage during the World's Ugliest Dog Contest. He didn't make the top three

Well, if you're going to compete then you better win and that accolade goes to an English bulldog named Zsa Zsa.

And the precious angel you see pictured above, a 9-year-old English bulldog named Zsa Zsa, was chosen by a panel of judges as the contest's latest victor.

Mrs Kravitz, a Chihuahua, runs on stage during the World's Ugliest Dog Contest.

Rather than poke fun at the dogs, the competition celebrates canines in all their shapes and sizes, many of whom, like this year's victor, come from shelters or puppy mills.

Dogs in the annual competition flaunt their imperfections - some have hairless bodies, others have lolling tongues.

Last year's victor was a 57-kilogram gentle giant named Martha - a Neopolitan mastiff with gas and a droopy face.

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As well as Zsa Zsa, this year's competitors included a blackhead-covered Chinese-crested dachshund mutt and a bulldog bitser with excess wrinkly skin.

The World's Ugliest Dog contest-now in its 30th year-aims to celebrate diversity among pooches.

The contest is usually held on a Friday night, but organisers moved this year's competition to Saturday in an effort to draw a bigger audience. Moe has lost his hearing and sight but his sense of smell is said to still be impeccable.

Wild Thang, a two year old Pekingese, at the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest. He came in third place. The competition itself aims to raise awareness for dog adoption.

Here's a look at some of the contestants.

The panel doesn't just award points for their natural ugliness. Most dogs have been adopted from shelters and rescue homes.

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