The phrase “plug-ugly” came about through an etymology that relates back to street gangs in the 1850s.
However, over the century and half since this reference originated, the term has neologistically mutated into pug-ugly. One look at the number two dog in this list is sufficient explanation as to where that reference originated.
Noted for its sunny disposition and winning personality, it is one of those dogs that comes close to having its nostrils point the wrong way and runs the danger of drowning if it goes out in the rain.
5. Chinese Crested
No one condones picking on the bald – but it’s not natural in a dog. Dogs are supposed to have hair, moult, and need grooming.
They shouldn’t need polishing.
Facially, whippets are one of the most attractive breeds of dog. However, when you see the whole body, the concept of “ugliness” can never be far from anyone’s thoughts.
Whippets are thinner than an anorexic supermodel who’s just undergone liposuction. It’s not a good look.