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Photos: We Went To The World Dog Awards And Met Some Awesome Dogs
Hollywood might be buzzing with anticipation for the Golden Globes, but yesterday's most prestigious awards show was held in Santa Monica: The World Dog Awards.
It was a rainy Saturday afternoon at the Santa Monica airport, and the Barker Hangar was decked out for the CW's World Dog Awards. We checked: the name of the hangar was not an intentional pun.
The dogs and their humans walked down a green carpet and paused for photos ops and questions. Bodhi was described to us as an Instagram-famous Shiba Inu, and we were also introduced to Duke, a 7-year-old dog who was elected mayor of Cormorant, a village in Minnesota. We also met Peanut, the 'World's Ugliest Dog.' Before making fun of Peanut's appearance, though, remember that this little survivor was set on fire as a puppy and lived to bark about it.
We also saw Paris Hilton's new dog, which is said to have cost $25,000 and fits in the palm of her hand. She apparently has eight dogs total.
Jiff the Pomeranian was also in attendance, though he did not walk the carpet. He was moved about in a chair and we were told he does not do interviews.
The World Dog Awards hosted by George Lopez airs on the CW on January 15, which is where you'll have to go if you want to find out who won in categories like Dog of the Year, Best Actor Playing a Dog and Most Dog-Like Cat.