World’s ugliest dog
People start a competition in Petaluma, California, USA. The competition is for ugly dogs. This is over 50 years ago.
Now, the competition is popular. People like to come with their dogs.
This year, we have a new winner. The dog has a short body. People say that the dog likes to jump and to play. His short body does not stop him.
They also say that he is important. He teaches people about tolerance.
Many of the dogs in the competition come from animal shelters.
Difficult words: competition (a situation in which somebody wants to win), tolerance (when you are OK with difference), animal shelter (a house where many animals live together).
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