Yoda, winner of the 2011 World's Ugliest Dog contest, passed away Saturday at the age of 15.
Proud owner Terry Schumacher initially mistook the Chinese crested-Chihuahua mix for a rat when she found her abandoned behind an apartment building.
World's Ugliest Dog of the Day: Yoda, a 14-year-old Chinese crested/Chihuahua mix, was dubbed World's Ugliest Dog at the 23rd annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest.
The contest, held annually at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California, aims to promote pet adoption. Last year's winner, Princess Abby, was also a Chihuahua.
Yoda's owner, Terry Schumacher of H