Find out what our customers have to say about our service.Read more
Ugly Mugly misses top dog prize
Friday July 27th 2012
Mugly, the ugliest dog in the world, has come runner-up in Drontal's national Give Your Dog a Bone Awards.
The male Chinese Crested dog, who is hairless except for one eyebrow, was crowned the ugliest dog in the world last month.
Despite this he claimed the runner-up prize in the Drontal awards, which marked the launch of its new bone-shaped worming tablets.
Thanks to voters Mugly beat Britain's most pampered pooch and fellow Chinese Crested, Prince, onto the leader board.
Mugly's owner Bev Nichols entered her unusual-looking pet because of the bond they share and the good he does.
On her competition entry form, Mugly's owner said: "Mugly was a rescue pup, totally hairless, well, all but an eyebrow! He is now proud to be a Pets As Therapy Dog who represents the charity at Crufts & Discover Dogs but most importantly he is part of the Read to Dogs Scheme.
"Reluctant readers respond so well to reading him a story, Mugly doesn't judge them, just listens and helps keep them calm and comfortable. He makes an amazing difference to them."
Copyright Press Association 2012
Protect yourself from large, unexpected veterinary bills with a Lifetime Pet Insurance policy from helpucover.