PETALUMA (CBS/AP) — A 17-year-old Chinese Crested Chihuahua with legs bowed out like a frog and an oozing sore is the winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog contest.

SweePee Rambo took home the title at Petaluma’s annual World’s Ugliest Dog contest Friday night after topping 15 other malformed pooches.

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Judges in the contest, now on its 28th year, take into account bad appearance, including stench, poor complexion and a host of other inherited and acquired maladies.

SweePee has a mohawk and a tongue that sticks out. She is blind in both blue eyes and has to wear doggie diapers.

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Owner Jason Wurtz says he will use the $1,500 the two won to pay for the removal of a tumor that recently popped up on SweePee’s gum line.


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