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2007 Ugliest Dog Dies in the Arms of His Owner

Fifty-two-year-old Karen Quigley was holding her Chihuahua and Chinese Crested mix-breed dog, Elwood, during his last moments. The 8-year-old dog had been the 2007 recipient of the famous California World’s Ugliest Dog contest, and remained a public favorite. “It was very sudden.” Quigley said of the Thanksgiving tragedy before adding, “He was in my arms.” Elwood, at only five pounds, …

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‘2007 Ugliest Dog’ Elwood Dies at 8

The ‘2007 Ugliest Dog’ title winner, named Elwood, died on Thursday. The Chinese crested and Chihuahua mix had suffered from some health issues in recent months, but owner Karen Quigley believed he’d been doing well. Quigley rescued the little hairless dog, who was affectionately called E.T. or Yoda, back in 2005. His breeder had planned to euthanize him. Elwood had …

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The World’s Ugliest Dog’s Beautiful Life has Ended

On June 22, 2007, a dog resembling a punk-rock Yoda going by the name of Elwood took The World’s Ugliest Dog contest in California by storm. Robbed of his glory a year before, Elwood took three prizes back to New Jersey that year: First Place Mutt, Ugly Dog of 2007 and the highest award, the World’s Ugliest Dog. The title …

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