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A Few Words With Elwood's Fabulous Tongue

A Few Words With Elwood's Fabulous Tongue

Everyone was clamoring to chat Elwood up at this year's World's Ugliest Dog Competition! Now, maybe it was his bling-y collar, his trademark dangling tongue – it hangs out because he's got no teeth on the bottom left side of his mouth –, or because this was the reigning champion, 2007 World's Ugliest Dog. I caught up with Karen Quigley and her rescue pooch before the show started; coming all the way from New Jersey, the doggie's been quite busy in his year on top! There's a children's book, Everyone Loves Elwood, and celebrity appearances to promote the need to adopt shelter pets. I'd say the take-away message from this event is that all dogs, regardless of appearance, can find loving forever homes with fabulous people. Check out Elwood's flopping, lizard-like tongue flickering at his eye in this video clip when you



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Spectra Spectra 8 years
Isn't it true that Chinese Cresteds tend to lose their teeth when they get older? And that's why their tongues hang out of their mouths? Just wondering.
runnergeek runnergeek 8 years
aww. he's cute!
ValenCina ValenCina 8 years
Wow, he really deserves the title! In a sweet way...
MrsJigglesworth MrsJigglesworth 8 years
oh. my. god. He is SO cute!
wackdoodle wackdoodle 8 years
Ya know that dog isn't really ugly, his face has character and personality! Moreover when I first saw that photo I thought "Why in the world is PetSugar posting a photo of Miles Davis?" I swear I thought Elwood's photo was a photo of jazz great Miles Davis. ROFTLMAO!
kristyy kristyy 8 years
He's ugly in a cute way
fuzzles fuzzles 8 years
I'm lovin' me some Elwood!
Rally-RE Rally-RE 8 years
ah! that's one scary looking pooch. i need a dog with fur - there's no way i could ever own a furless pup.
Angelica Angelica 8 years
Awww I like his book concept!
Dublin62505 Dublin62505 8 years
He looks like a Pug/Chinese Crested creation. He is definitely rockin' the Yoda look. Love, love, love, love dogs!!!!
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