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    ‘Yoda’ Named World’s Ugliest Dog

    Yoda, a 14-year-old Chinese Crested and Chihuahua mix, prepares to compete in the 2011 World's Ugliest Dog Contest on Friday, June 24, 2011, in Petaluma, Calif. The winner of the competition, hosted at the Sonoma-Marin Fair, wins $1000 dollars and other pet perks.

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    When the owners of “Yoda,” a Chihuahua, found her in an alleyway 14 years ago, they thought at first that she was a rat. "I told her to put it down,” says Terry Devine Schumacher after her daughter brought the dog to her. Over the weekend, Yoda was named the “World’s Ugliest Dog.” Weighing just 1.8 pounds, her eyes are glassy and her tongue lolls out her mouth. She beat 28 other dogs to take the $1,000 prize.

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