Meet Pabst, The World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Winner

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Papst Steals The Ugly Show

 

The World’s Ugliest dog contest has been decided … and the result ain’t pretty! Congrats to Pabst, a boxer-mix shelter dog who won the 21st annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California.

 

From the official website:

As the crowd chanted “Pabst, Pabst,” the celebrity judges deliberated between the so-named boxer-mix shelter dog and Rascal, a former world champion Chinese Crested to determine who would be the 2009 World’s Ugliest Dog Champion tonight at the Sonoma-Marin Fair. First timer Miles Egstad from Citrus Heights, California was stunned at Pabst’s win. ” I don’t think he’s that ugly!” he said of his boxer mix whose under bite was his most compelling physical feature. His sweet personality made him an audience favorite…

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Remarkable Photos Of Kids And Their Pets

Remarkable Photos Of Kids And Their Pets

“No symphony orchestra ever played music like a two-year-old girl laughing with a puppy.” Bern Williams

A child’s first pet has become accepted knowledge in recent years that children with pets receive numerous benefits including increased kindness toward other children, increased self-esteem, even stronger physical and emotional development.  (Pics)

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World’s First Transgenic Dog Is A Fluorescent Puppy

World’s First Transgenic Dog Is Fluorescent Puppy

Ruppy the transgenic puppy at 10 days old under ultraviolet light 

A cloned beagle named Ruppy – short for Ruby Puppy – is the world’s first transgenic dog. She and four other beagles all produce a fluorescent protein that glows red under ultraviolet light. (Pics)

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South Korean Firm Delivers First Commercial Dog Clones

 South Korean Firm Delivers First Commercial Dog Clones

But can they create a clone of a clone?

On August 5, an American woman received her five purchased pitbull puppy clones at South Korea’s Seoul National University Hospital for Animals. Bernann McKinney paid the firm $50,000 for the five dogs from RNL Bio, reported as the world’s first successful commercial dog cloning business.

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