The 'World's Ugliest Dog' Is Crowned: Meet Sweepee Rambo

PHOTO: Jason Wurtz holds his dog Sweepee Rambo after winning the 2016 Worlds Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 24, 2016 in Petaluma, California. Sweepee Rambo, a blind Chinese Crested dog, won the annual Worlds Ugliest Dog contest.PlayJustin Sullivan/Getty Images
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"The World's Ugliest Dog" has been crowned.

Sweepee Rambo, a blind Chihuahua/Chinese Crested mix was anointed the title Friday at The World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin County Fairgrounds in Petaluma, California.

Dogs from around the globe competed for the title at the annual contest, which honors "homely hounds."

The 17-year-old pooch's owner, Jason Wurtz of Encino, California, tells ABC News that the canine was a gift to his ex-wife, but following the couple's split, he took possession of the dog since she thought Sweepee Rambo was -- you guessed it -- ugly.

Sweepee Rambo has been in the competition three times, but finally won top honors.

PHOTO: Jason Wurtz of Encino, California, with his blind Chihuahua/Chinese Crested mix Sweepee Rambo, who won the Worlds Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin County Fairgrounds in Petaluma, California, on June 24, 2016.Annie Pong
Jason Wurtz of Encino, California, with his blind Chihuahua/Chinese Crested mix Sweepee Rambo, who won the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin County Fairgrounds in Petaluma, California, on June 24, 2016.

“We’re proud to celebrate all dogs and pets by showing that no matter their imperfections, they are adoptable, lovable and a great add to any family,” Erin Post, CEO of the Sonoma-Marin Fair, said in a statement.

Other competitors in this year’s competition are Zsa-Zsa, a 7-year-old English bulldog rescued from a puppy mill, and Himisaboo, a dog whose hairstyle is drawing comparisons to presidential candidate Donald Trump.

ABC News' Annie Pong contributed to this report.

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