Things got ugly recently in Petaluma, Calif.

Some of the world's most hideous pooches gathered in a fight to be named "World's Ugliest Dog." Chihuahuas and Chinese Cresteds have dominated the competition over the past few years (it's not hard to see why), but this year a newcomer took home top honors.

Walle, a 4-year-old, duck-footed mutt beat out 29 other dogs to earn the crown.

"People come up to me and say that dog is not right," Walle's owner, Tammie Barbee, told the Associated Press, "but I love him."

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