World’s ugliest dog is dead

March 15th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS  

London, March 15 (IANS) A dog named Yoda that won an “ugliest dog” contest last year has died. She was 15.

Yoda, a Chinese crested and Chihuahua mix, died in her sleep March 10, The Sun reported Thursday.

The dog’s owner Terry Schumacher, from California, found her abandoned behind an apartment building and took her in despite thinking she looked like a rat.

She was named Yoda after the “Star Wars” character of the same name.

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