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RIP: World's Ugliest Dog dead at age 9

News Desk

Agence France-Presse

Washington, United States | Thu, July 12, 2018 | 05:07 am
RIP: World's Ugliest Dog dead at age 9

Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog, winning The World's Ugliest Dog Competition in San Francisco, California on June 23, 2018. The nine-year-old canine died in her sleep Tuesday morning. (AFP/Josh Edelson)

Zsa Zsa's 15 minutes in the limelight are over: the copiously drooling English bulldog named the World's Ugliest Dog just weeks ago has died.

The nine-year-old canine died in her sleep Tuesday morning, owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota told US media.

"I'm in shock still," Brainard told CNN sister network HLN. "I haven't even processed her winning and fame."

Read also: English Bulldog drools way to World's Ugliest Dog crown

The dog won the ugliness title at a contest last month in Petaluma, California.

Brainard told CNN then that the dog slobbered a lot because it had trouble keeping its tongue in its mouth.

Its upper teeth were almost horizontal and it also had a pronounced underbite.

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