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How Old is the World’s Oldest Dog?

Central Penn Parent Staff
February 8, 2012

When faced with the death of a pet, many families find the situation difficult to overcome. Pets often become an ingrained part of a familys structure. While the average life expectancy of a dog is generally around 10-12 years, some have beaten the odds and lived well into their upper 20s.

These numbers might seem beyond belief to some dog ownersand for good reason. Over the past few years, multiple articles have surfaced about the worlds oldest dog. Most recently, Uncle Chichi, a dog said to have reached about 26 years of age, was touted as the oldest. But how old is worlds oldest dog truly?

According to the most recognized source on world records, Guinness World Records, the oldest dog to ever live (with a reliable age record) was Bluey. Bluey, an Austrailian cattle-dog, lived to be 29 years and 5 months old in Victoria, Australia. According to Guinness, the dog, worked among cattle and sheep for nearly 20 years.

For more information visit: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/records-1000/oldest-dog/

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