spotlight Meet every World's Ugliest Dog Contest winner since 2002 The Associated Press Aug 25, 2019 Aug 25, 2019 Updated Jun 19, 2020 0 Just a little something to get you in the mood for National Dog Day on Monday. 2002 winner: Rascal Rascal won the top prize in 2002. He's shown here with owner Dane Andrew during the 2011 World's Ugliest Dog Contest on Friday, June 24, 2011, in Petaluma, Calif. AP Photo/Noah Berger 2003-2005 winner: Sam Sam, officially named Lil' Sam according to the Sonoma-Marin Fair website, won three years in a row. Sam has a hairless body, crooked teeth and a sparse tuft of hair atop his knobby head. He died just short of his 15th birthday on Friday, Nov. 18, 2005, according to his owner, Susie Lockheed. AP Photo/Santa Barbara News-Press, Rafael Maldonado, File 2006 winner: Archie Archie won big in 2006 after a strange voting scandal rocked the contest. Sonoma-Marin Fair 2007 winner: Elwood Sonoma-Marin Fair 2008 winner: Gus Gus, a one-eyed, three-legged pedigree Chinese Crested from St. Petersburg, Florida, won in 2008. Gus died later that year on Nov. 10, 2008. He was 9. Sonoma-Marin Fair 2009 winner: Pabst Pabst, a toothy 4-year-old Boxer mix, won the 2009 contest. Pabst competed again in later contests but didn't hang onto the title. Sonoma-Marin Fair 2010 winner: Princess Abby Princess Abby is a purebred chihuahua owned by Kathleen Francis, of Clearlake, California. Sonoma-Marin Fair 2011 winner: Yoda Yoda is a Chinese Crested and Chihuahua mix who was 14 years old at the time of the 2011 contest. Sonoma-Marin Fair 2012 winner: Mugly Mugly is a Chinese crested dog owned by Bev Nicholson of Peterborough, England. Sonoma-Marin Fair 2013 winner: Walle Four-year-old beagle, boxer and basset hound mix Walle won top honors in 2013. Walle is shown here "dancing" at the Sonoma-Marin Fair. Kira Stackhouse/Sonoma-Marin Fair 2014 winner: Peanut Peanut is a mutt from North Carolina who was two years old at the time of winning the World's Ugliest Dog Contest in 2014. Sonoma-Marin Fair 2015 winner: Quasi Modo Quasi Modo had also participated in the 2014 contest, but she wasn't quite as successful that year. The crowd seemed so interested in her though, according to the Guardian, that her owners decided to make the trip from Florida to compete for a second year. This time it paid off. AP Photo/Noah Berger 2016 winner: SweePee Rambo SweePee Rambo, a 17-year-old Chinese Crested Chihuahua, won the World's Ugliest Dog Contest in 2016. Sonoma-Marin Fair 2017 winner: Martha Sonoma-Marin Fair 2018 winner: ZsaZsa In this June 23, 2018, file photo, Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog owned by Megan Brainard, stands onstage after being announced the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif. The 9-year-old English bulldog died just weeks after winning the contest. Brainard told NBC’s “Today” Zsa Zsa died in her sleep Tuesday, July 10. AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File 2019 winner: Scamp the Tramp Scamp the Tramp rests after winning the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif., Friday, June 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) Noah Berger 0 comments Tags Wire Pets World's Ugliest Dog Contest Dccdbz Lifestyles Related to this collection Pets Benefits (and some surprising science) about owning a pet Feb 20, 2020 Thursday is "National Love Your Pet Day" in the United States, but every day is "love your pet" day is many homes.