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English bulldog crowned world's ugliest dog

World / Offbeat Jun 24, 2018

English bulldog crowned world's ugliest dog

A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma. The dog's owner, Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, will receive $1,500 for ...

Bali's Kintamani dogs seek global recognition

Asia Pacific Jun 8, 2018

Bali's Kintamani dogs seek global recognition

When in Bali's Kintamani highland, take the roads less traveled, for this will let you see more than just the beauty of mountains and lakes. One road will lead you to the village of Sukawana, where you can meet with another kind of beauty: ...

Bear dogs help resort town coexist with nature

National Jun 5, 2018

Bear dogs help resort town coexist with nature

Hoping to promote coexistence, a resort town in a mountainous area of Nagano Prefecture is using a rare breed of dog to chase bears away from areas where people live. Karuizawa had been struggling since 2000 with bears entering the town to scavenge for food, ...