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The ugliest of them all

They say beauty is in the eyes of the beholder but there was general agreement Friday night in Petaluma about what constitutes ugly.

A beagle-bassett-boxer mix with an oversized head, humped back and drumstick legs got the nod, beating out hairless, drooling pooches of all kinds to be named the World's Ugliest Dog.

2013 World's Ugliest Dog Contest


"He reminds me of Arnold Schwarzenegger," said Tammie Barbee of Chico, owner of the 4-year-old mutt, Walle. "That's what everybody says."

Contest emcee Sheri Lynch, co-host of the nationally syndicated Bob & Sheri radio show, said he "looks like someone Photoshopped him."

Petaluma political consultant Brian Sobel, who served as a judge, also chimed in about the oddly bred hound with disproportionate features.

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