Scooter is a seven-year-old Chinese Crested dog. His body is hairless, but he has a thin mane of spiky white hair on his head. His rear legs face backward, and his tongue hangs out of his mouth constantly. Scooter's special looks won him the 2023 World's Ugliest Dog contest.
Published in June 2023
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