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Dog World Records (Update)

What would bloggers do without infographics? Here’s a fun one created by Pet365. I’m not sure about the “Fastest car window opened by a dog” record — after all, who knows how many other dogs simply neglected to register their accomplishments? — but I’m proud to note that Giant George, the world’s tallest dog, lives here in Tucson.

Update: I’m sorry to report that Pusuke, the world’s oldest dog, passed away peacefully on December 6.

The dog’s owner, Yumiko Shinohara, said the male cross-breed died at Sakura in the Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo, according to the Kyodo news agency.

Pusuke was reportedly eating well and staying active until Monday, when he lost his appetite and had difficulty breathing.  Pusuke died peacefully, minutes after his owner returned home from a walk.

“I think (Pusuke) waited for me to come home,” she said, according to Kyodo.

R.I.P. Pusuke. You had a very good life and very good death.

Dog World Records Infographic

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9 Comments

  1. Posted November 26, 2011 at 12:01 pm | Permalink

    Lots of interesting tidbits. But my mind is boggled at the thought of a litter of 24 puppies. Poor Puppy Mama!

  2. Posted November 26, 2011 at 12:13 pm | Permalink

    Cute graphics!

  3. Posted November 26, 2011 at 7:57 pm | Permalink

    Hi Y’all,

    That is some fascinating facts. Some of them I did not know, a few I did or had read before.

    Y’all come by now,
    Hawk aka BrownDog

  4. Posted November 26, 2011 at 8:58 pm | Permalink

    Wow some one paid $945,000 for a dog? I seriously think that some people just have too much money – Can you imagine how much it would cost to insure it? I’d hate to be the vet who had to work on him.

    • Edie Jarolim
      Posted November 26, 2011 at 9:41 pm | Permalink

      You said it!

  5. Posted November 27, 2011 at 3:34 pm | Permalink

    Well presented, interesting facts. Some of it scares me…LOL.

  6. Posted November 29, 2011 at 10:12 am | Permalink

    Edie – thanks so much for posting this! We had great fun putting the graphic together (although they’re really hard work) so it’s nice to see that people like them.

    Mark – $945k… you’re right! It’s a stunning dog, very rare, and coveted by the Chinese… but still. I’d buy a yacht instead 😉

    – Matt

    • Edie Jarolim
      Posted November 29, 2011 at 10:51 am | Permalink

      Thank YOU for creating it!

      But — what! — you wouldn’t donate the $945 K to animal welfare? 😉

  7. Posted November 29, 2011 at 1:38 pm | Permalink

    24 puppies? 24? Yikes… I just cannot imagine how that poor mama felt. There are no words…

    While I am proud the window-rolling dog is Canadian, I am unsurprised it is held by a Border Collie. Thankfully my dog has yet to figure out our electric windows, she has jumped through quite enough as it is!

    Thanks for sharing this fun graphic! It gave me something to look at during my mental health break. 😉

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