Do you know about World's Oldest Dog?

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Posted on March 7, 2015, 6:17 am

Max was a beagle, dachshund and terrier mix who lived 29 years and 282 days holds the Guinness World Record for oldest dog. MAX took over the record from Bluey, an Australian cattle dog of age 29 years and 5 months which holded the record until February 2013.

MAX owner, Janelle Derouen, adopted him from a Louisiana sugar cane farmer in 1983. Max, who weighs about 16 pounds,shares home and attention with Murphy, a 4-year-old mixed-Pomeranian. MAX was 3 years older than Pusuke a Shiba Inu who, at 26 years of age, had previously been considered the oldest living dog until his death in December 2011, according to the Guinness World Records.

Max with his owner Janelle Derouen celebrated his 26th birthday

However, On May 18, Max died of a Tonic–clonic seizure. If Max had lived to the following August, he would have been the first known dog to reach 30 years of age.

Some of the Oldest verified dogs by age List
Name Birth Date Death Date Age Breed Country of Death
Max 9 August 1983 18 May 2013 29 years, 282 days Beagle, Dachshund, Terrier United States
Bluey 7 June 1910 14 November 1939 29 years, 160 days Australian Cattle Dog Australia
Butch 1975 2003 less than 28 years,  Beagle United States
Bramble 1 September 1975 31 March 2003 27 years, 211 days Border Collie United Kingdom
Adjutant 14 August 1936 20 November 1963 27 years, 98 days Labrador Retriever cross United Kingdom
Pusuke 1 April 1985 5 December 2011 26 years, 248 days Shiba Inu mix Japan
Sugar 18 August 1952 13 August 1977 24 years, 360 days N/A United States
Piccolo 1 October 1987 26 December 2010 23 years, 86 days Mutt Italy
Kathy T.Dog 8 January 1991 6 February 2013 22 years, 29 days Mutt United States
Mister 28 November 1991 26 October 2013 21 years, 332 days Shepherd mix United States
Dogs are thought to have been first domesticated in East Asia thousands of years ago. People primarily used dogs for guarding the hunters and areas of land.Read More..

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