Ellie May up for "World's Ugliest Dog" contest. (Photo: Sonoma Marin Fairgrounds & Event Center)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A special dog from Arkansas is in the running for the famous "World's Ugliest Dog" title.
Ellie Mae is an 8-year-old Chinese Crested hairless dog from Gurdon, Arkansas. Her owner is the Animal Control officer and shelter manager for Gurdon.
Her owner says Ellie Mae is a great ambassador for the shelter, and helps her owner teach responsible pet ownership at business and schools.
Ellie Mae is already a contest winner, winning first place in the "Most Unusual" category in a photo contest at the Clark County Fair.
She is up against some stiff competition with 27 other dogs. You can vote online now! Click here: http://www.sonoma-marinfair.org/ugly-dog-gallery