Monday, September 11, 2006


For every ugly dog, there′s a beautiful story!

Meet the contestants and hear their heartwarming tales at the 18th Annual World′s Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California.

Join host Debra Wilson Skelton, as she gets up close and personal with the 18 contenders, including a mutt named Pee Wee, a Chinese Crested named Archie, and a one-eyed Chihuahua named Jake. Visit some of their hometowns and go with them on the journey, meeting the people who took these "ugly" dogs home and made them some of the most well loved pups in the world. It′s a chance to laugh, and sometimes cry, but most of all this is an opportunity to see that beauty truly is in the eye of the beholder!

WORLD′S UGLIEST DOG COMPETITION World Premiere will be Friday, September 29 from 9-10 PM (ET/PT) on the Animal Planet.