The Annual World’s Ugliest Dog contest was held during the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California.
Prior to arriving for the contest, all the dogs in the contest must provide a veterinarian’s paperwork asserting that they are healthy.
The World’s Ugliest Dog Contest follows up with a vet check on-site just prior to the contest.
The Sonoma Humane Society is also on site with information showcasing adoptable pets.
Contestants were judged for their “natural ugliness.