Miss Ellie (dog)

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Miss Ellie
Miss Ellie dog.jpg
Miss Ellie in 2009
SpeciesCanis lupus familiaris
BreedChinese Crested Dog
Bornc. 1993
DiedJune 1, 2010 (aged 17)
Years active2009-2010
Known forWorld's Ugliest Dog
OwnerDawn Goehring

Miss Ellie (c. 1993 – June 1, 2010), a blind American Chinese Crested hairless dog, was the 2009 winner in the pedigree section of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest.[1][2] She appeared in shows at the Comedy Barn in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and was featured on the Animal Planet cable show Dogs 101. Dawn Goehring rescued Miss Ellie at seven years old. Miss Ellie died on June 1, 2010, at age 17.[1][3][4]

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  1. ^ a b "World's ugliest dog dies – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". ABC News (Australia). Retrieved 4 June 2010.
  2. ^ Oliver, Amy (28 June 2009). "I just had a ruff night! Pure-bred Miss Ellie wins title of World's Ugliest Pedigree Dog". Mail Online. Daily Mail. Retrieved 4 June 2010.
  3. ^ Miss Ellie, World's Ugliest dog, dies
  4. ^ World's ugliest dog passes away at 17