PETALUMA, CA (June 21, 2014) — Meet Peanut! Peanut was just crowned the World’s Ugliest Dog 2014. After enduring horrifying abuse as a puppy, including being seriously burned, Peanut now sports patchy hair, protruding teeth and bulging eyes.
Her owner, North Carolina native Holly Chandler, says she hopes Peanut’s win will shed a light on animal abuse. Chandler plans on donating the prize money toward’s other animals in need of surgery.
The 26th annual contest was held at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma, California.
(Picture via Sonoma-Marin Fair)