Picture perfect pugs, cutesy kittens and beautiful baby rabbits - the world is awash with adorable pets

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But what about the ugly ones?! From cross-eyed Chihuahuas to hump-backed hamsters, animal lover Caroline Quentin has always had a soft spot for our fugly (fabulously-ugly!) furry friends. And now she’s off to the Mecca of mutt-ugly animals: The World’s Ugliest Dog Contest in Petaluma, California. Starting her journey in the UK, Caroline will meet some of the country’s ugliest pets, learning about their unique personalities and meeting each pet’s devoted and quirky owners, who’ll share how their unconventional animals have opened their hearts - and changed their lives.