Jo’s 5th Annual Ugly Dog Contest

Oct 30 | 12:00 pm - Oct 30 | 3:00 pm Jo’s Coffee Red River 1000 E. 41st Street
Austin , TX 78751 United States 512-383-5211

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Things are about to get ugly in a very, very adorable way. It’s time again for the **drumroll please** 5th Annual Ugly Dog Contest at Jo’s Red River.
? If your pup’s looks are a little “ruff”, you can submit them online (link in bio), at $5 per entry ($10 day-of), for one of 4 categories: Ugliest Dog, Best Costume, Best in Show, or Doggelganger.
⭐️ Dogtestant photos for Ugliest Dog will be on display at our Red River location from October 17th-30th. You can vote for your favorites at the register for $2 a pop.
? On Sunday, October 30th, join us at Jo’s Red River from 12 – 3 PM to see the finalists in person, put in those last-minute votes and enjoy a parking lot party full of adoptable pups, local vendors, live music, hot dogs, face-painting, and balloon animals.
And don’t forget, the pawsitively best part about all of this is that all funds raised from entries and votes go straight to our friends at @austin_humane!
For questions or information on vending opportunities, please reach out directly to the AHS Events Team at or 512-685-0118. To all the #UglyDogs out there, you’re a special canine snowflake and we love you just as you are. Best of luck!