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Someone Help!!! Worlds Ugliest Dog

heidiho
August 17th, 2005, 05:46 PM
The videois on msn.com,but i do not know how to get the link here,you have to see this dog..OH MY GOD!!Can someone figure it out>>>>

Puppyluv
August 17th, 2005, 06:51 PM
Is it the one from California that has won the "worlds ugliest dog" contest for three years running?
http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/uglydog.asp
http://samugliestdog.com/

puppy4ever
August 17th, 2005, 07:01 PM
Yikes...that doesn't even look like a dog!

happycats
August 17th, 2005, 08:17 PM
He looks like a rabid Gremlin!!
But seriously, those nails look painfull, someone should really clip them.

heidiho
August 18th, 2005, 01:56 PM
Yes that is him ,they have a video on msn of him,wow he is ugly......

Puppyluv
August 18th, 2005, 01:57 PM
Now now, his mommy thinks he's beautiful and that's all that matters....

heidiho
August 18th, 2005, 02:01 PM
OH i do agree,i would love him to,but my god he is a sight to see. :D

Luvmypit
August 18th, 2005, 02:52 PM
HOnestly that is thee ugliest dog I have ever seen! I didn't even think that when I read the thread that I would be seeing something so ... oh dear I dont even know what to call it.

heidiho
August 18th, 2005, 02:58 PM
That was to funny,he is a scary lookin guy :eek: :eek:

chico2
August 18th, 2005, 03:56 PM
Poor little guy,yes,he's ugly,but he's old and blind..I hope he'll find some peace soon :pawprint:

Prin
August 23rd, 2005, 12:14 AM
I liked this bit- takes the scariness away...
And then there are the Austin Powers teeth that jut at odd angles :D :D Poor doggy. In his next life he'll be a dane. :)

shannonRN
August 23rd, 2005, 01:52 AM
:sick: My gosh, that sick looking thing could give children nightmares :sick:

Prin
August 23rd, 2005, 02:02 AM
I can see it now... "Eat your broccoli now or I'll invite SAM over!!!!" :evil: :evil:

shannonRN
August 23rd, 2005, 02:35 AM
Hee hee hee...
Although there is nothing apparently 'normal' about that "dog," is it normal for the breed to have all those dew claws (dew talons???) up their front legs??

That's not a dog, it's a pterodactyl...

Prin
August 23rd, 2005, 12:40 PM
LOL Shannon! That's hilarious!! :D Oh, and I am sure he's beautiful in the inside too. :)

toby's tracy
August 23rd, 2005, 12:51 PM
Here's a link to some CBS footage. He's rather creepy, yet...sweet at the same time!

http://www.cbsnews.com/htdocs/search/search.php?num=10&offset=0&source=cbsvideos&section=&type=any&sp-s=1&searchString=%22hairless+pooch+is+ugliest+dog%22&x=34&y=13

Prin
August 23rd, 2005, 02:07 PM
Remember the dog that attacked his own foot for trying to steal his bone? Somehow, I picture this guy doing that and it freaks me out. :D

dogs-n-me
August 23rd, 2005, 02:54 PM
I had to check out the picture, and could tell as soon as I opened it, I was looking at a very senior Chinese Crested. It made me feel sad for a moment, but then I felt pretty good, because that old dog, was still someones beloved companion. Not to get on a soap box, but there are a lot of unattractive dogs in shelters, with beautiful souls, if people would just get past the looks. too bad we take the same criteria we seem to use on people and now transfer it to the animal world. The world's ugliest dog, looked quite beautiful to me.

Me and Kayla
August 23rd, 2005, 10:41 PM
I agree with you Dogs n me. The uglier and the more pathetic the animal, the more I am inclined to see the 'good soul' behind the mask. Hence, the dog becomes beautiful. I don't think I would have ever agreed to owning a pitbull if I had based my original judgement of the dog on 'looks'. Before I really knew the breed, they scared the willies out of me.

Me and Kayla

Donna Marie
August 25th, 2005, 05:26 PM
I admit I have called this dog ugly, I have passed on his pics to my friends and family via email.

Sam... :sorry: After watching that video, and hearing her story and how much she loves him and he loves her....that's it. He may not be the most physcially appealing creature, but he is truly beautiful.

babyrocky1
August 25th, 2005, 05:54 PM
I saw him on City t.v. last night or thie night before. I would have felt guilty calling him ugly if he was in a shelter or some poor homeless pup but he is loved and happy so it was a great story :love:

doggy lover
August 25th, 2005, 06:12 PM
He is so ugly that he is cute, yeah gremlin rings a bell. :eek:

BullLover
August 25th, 2005, 06:30 PM
That has got to be one of the strangest dogs I've ever seen! I still think he's cute. Kind of looks more like a rat though (not that that's a bad thing).

shannonRN
August 26th, 2005, 02:11 AM
Gee whiz, I'm starting to feel bad for picking on the sad little dog.
http://fool.exler.ru/sm/velo.gif

chico2
August 26th, 2005, 07:22 AM
I too saw him on TV a few times and I actually felt kind of sick about the whole thing.
The owner says she loves him,said he's sensitive about his feet,but yet she keeps bothering his feet to make him growl for the audience.
He to me looked like he would just like a nice big bed to crawl in to..no more cameras,just peace :sad:
I don't know enough about the owner,but she is a breeder of the Chinese Crested,maybe this little"ugly"dog was just a way to make $$$$$.
I know,I am the forever cynic :mad:

CyberKitten
August 26th, 2005, 08:17 PM
No Chico, I wondered the same thing. If not the money, she cerainly likes the attention - he has a web site and all of that. http://www.samugliestdog.com/

I felt so sorry for the poor little guy when she kept rubbing his feet and he growled in obvious pain. She certainly gains publicity for her breeding biz. She was on CNN with him this week!! And he is old and blind and sick!! He needs care, not all this stress!!

Prin
August 26th, 2005, 08:59 PM
Pain? Was it really pain? Just because Jemma's feet get itchy from the ragweed and after 2 years of checking them, she growls full-out when you look like you might go near her paws. She doesn't do anything, just growls, and we find it funny... So we touch her feet....

But I mean, she growls for hugs, for Boo walking in the room, for talking to her while she's eating, for poking her lips, for asking her if she's crabby... Come to think of it, it's hard to make her not growl... :o :D

So ya, if it was me, and Jemma was ugly (not in this lifetime) then I'd probably show you how she growls too... ***shrugs***

CyberKitten
August 26th, 2005, 09:19 PM
I guess it's all in the eye or ear of the viewer. We are subjective beings and see the same situation based on our own experiences. It's why so many witnesses provide unreliable accounts and 5 ppl watching the same situation describe it differently.

chico2
August 27th, 2005, 07:35 AM
CK,nobody can tell me this old,blind dog would not rather be laying in the grass,than being lugged around from one noisy place to another,poked and touch by strangers,regarded as a freak.
Sure,he's ugly,but still only a dog wanting love and care,being nearly blind and old,I am sure he's terrified of what is happening around him,IMHO the owner is doing this purely out of greed,not for the wellfare of this poor little ugly dog.

Lucky Rescue
August 27th, 2005, 01:58 PM
Awww, poor baby! Actually, he reminds me a lot of a naked mole-rat.

shannonRN
November 24th, 2005, 01:00 AM
I read in ?Monday's paper that Sam has now passed on. He was PTS because of heart failure, apparently.
RIP Sam. No one will make you growl any more.

chico2
November 24th, 2005, 06:31 AM
Shannon,I think it's the first time I am happy to hear a dog has passed.
Now he'll find forever peace:love: R.I.P Sam.:love

doggy lover
November 24th, 2005, 07:46 AM
RIP you little darling may you run free at Rainbow Bridge.

Shaykeija
December 1st, 2005, 02:04 AM
this poor litle soul passed away last week. Race to the bridge baby.:sad:

Shamrock
December 1st, 2005, 03:26 PM
There are no "ugly" dogs at the bridge, Sam..You will not be presented up as an item of curiosity to shock, repel, or amaze. You will just be a sweet dog.

I'd not seen this poor little guy before, and yes.. he certainly is quite shocking looking. But.. though I'm sure his owner loved him dearly, I find this promoting and exploiting of his ugliness to be rather distasteful.
The merchandising of "Sam" gear on his website - $18 t-shirts, calenders, $14 coffee "ugly" mugs and so on -are the proceeds going to a worthwhile charity, animal or other?
Or do people just see a way to convert the "novelty" of Sam's appearance into cash in their pockets?

I've always found the '"freak show" concept rather ugly myself..
Some may say....its "only" a dog..he doesnt know.
Maybe.. but we do.. :sad:

smartie
December 3rd, 2005, 02:28 PM
back in Russia, when my amstaff was still a baby, I have heard a lot from different people - why do you own such an ugly dog?! OMG, she is so ugly...
I used to answer - when was the last time you looked in the mirrow???

there is no ugly babies.. ugly dogs.. ugly people.. there are "ugly" mentalities

StormySkiez
December 21st, 2005, 06:30 AM
There are no "ugly" dogs at the bridge, Sam..You will not be presented up as an item of curiosity to shock, repel, or amaze. You will just be a sweet dog...



I've always found the '"freak show" concept rather ugly myself..
Some may say....its "only" a dog..he doesnt know.
Maybe.. but we do.. :sad:

Well said. I agree with you Shamrock. May Sam "rest in peace".

Beautygirl
January 13th, 2006, 01:17 PM
Jemma looks so mean there. Our last dog, had quite the mean growl too. Of course, she wouldn't hurt a fly.

Pain? Was it really pain? Just because Jemma's feet get itchy from the ragweed and after 2 years of checking them, she growls full-out when you look like you might go near her paws. She doesn't do anything, just growls, and we find it funny... So we touch her feet....

But I mean, she growls for hugs, for Boo walking in the room, for talking to her while she's eating, for poking her lips, for asking her if she's crabby... Come to think of it, it's hard to make her not growl... :o :D

So ya, if it was me, and Jemma was ugly (not in this lifetime) then I'd probably show you how she growls too... ***shrugs***

Prin
January 13th, 2006, 02:52 PM
Oh I should have updated this...:D I have a meaner one now...

Kiss on the beak...:o

Prin
January 13th, 2006, 02:54 PM
But she has a softie side too...

Rolling in the snow/ice...

Prin
January 13th, 2006, 02:56 PM
Sitting pretty...

joeysmama
January 13th, 2006, 10:15 PM
Why do Jemma's very growly faces make me chuckle ???? Too cute !!!

Prin
January 13th, 2006, 10:26 PM
Because they're harmless?:o

catsnatcher-CDN
January 14th, 2006, 07:02 AM
Prin,

It's great the way you trust Jemma, even in her worst moods.

Prin
January 14th, 2006, 03:34 PM
The only time she has ever tried to snap me was when she was being very protective of the man for some reason. We always joke around to get her riled up but one day, she just couldn't take it. Other than that, she seems to growl because she has to, not because she wants to. You can pet her the same way at night as you do in the day, but at night she growls. I think bad things happened to her at night.:confused:

joeysmama
January 14th, 2006, 03:36 PM
Joey was like that at night !! In the day time you could wake him up and he was ready for adventure. At night he just didn't want to be bothered. If it was after 7:00 he wanted to be left alone.

chico2
January 14th, 2006, 04:11 PM
Prin,Jemma is just adorable,they are both very lucky to be with you!! Beautiful dogs!!

Prin
January 14th, 2006, 04:30 PM
Prin,Jemma is just adorable,they are both very lucky to be with you!! Beautiful dogs!!
Thanks Chico! Sometimes when I'm sweeping the floor and I have to pick up around 30 toys, I tell them how lucky they are...:D

Shamrock
January 14th, 2006, 10:59 PM
I agree with Chico on both counts, Prin. Beautiful dogs - so lucky to have you!
And wow! Does Jemma do a good fierce impersonation! LOL.:)

Prin
January 15th, 2006, 12:22 AM
Thanks... And yes, she's scary. She's tiny compared to Boo and people always assume Boo is the one to be afraid of. But Boo is the baby and Jemma is the attack beast...:D