Ugly Dog Contest set

The Del Mar Kiwanis Club is gearing up for this year’s Ugly Dog Contest on March 7 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Activities begin with check-in at 10 a.m. and the contests starting at 11:15 a.m. This year’s competition categories for dogs and their owners include: Best St. Patty’s Day costume, adult’s cutest dog, best costume, most unusual markings, child’s cutest dog, cutest puppy, ugly dog, best trick, most beautiful female, dog that looks most like its owner, most handsome, best mutt, best costume and people’s choice.

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