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Dogs have their day at neighborhood competition in Montebello
Dogs have their day at neighborhood competition in Montebello

The competition was going to be stiff. So Ashley Dutka pulled out all the stops. She put her dog, Chupacabra, in a spiked harness and groomed his white mohawk. To give his ego an added boost, she played "Eye of the Tiger" from the "Rocky III" soundtrack on repeat all the way to the big show. The Mexican hairless dog, also known as a Xoloitzcuintle, vied for the title of Ugliest Dog in a contest Saturday at Grace Baptist Church in Montebello. "I told him, 'You can do it! You're the ugliest!'" said Dutka, a hotel worker from Montebello. Chupacabra was one of nearly 30 other hounds in the neighborhood competition, which also awarded prizes for Cutest Dog, Best Dog-Owner Look-Alike,...

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