If you've read Asylum for even a short amount of time, you know we love animals. The more deadly or distinct, the better. While shows of well-bred dogs are all well and good, the one canine competition that seems worthy of our attention is the World's Ugliest Dog competition. Held annually at the Marin-Sonoma County Fair in Northern California, Animal Planet broadcast a show about the event this past weekend, proving once and for all that even ugly dogs deserve a day in their honor.

If you dare, check out the ghastly pets and choose your own favorite ugly dog.

Worlds Ugliest Dogs

    Poppy

    David Paul Morris, Getty Images

    Rascal

    Ben Margot, AP

    Sam

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    Elwood

    AP

    Munchkin

    Getty Images

    Pee Wee Martini

    AP

    Gus

    Crista Jeremiason, The Press Democrat / AP

    Booger

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