GREENACRES (CBSMiami) — A Florida dog is officially the oldest living dog in the world, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.
TobyKeith, a 21-year-old chihuahua, lives in Greenacres in Palm Beach County.
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Gisela Shore adopted TobyKeith from a shelter when he was just a few months old.
Guinness confirmed TobyKeith’s age as 21 years and 66 days on March 16 of this year, confirming his status as the oldest dog living.READ MORE: Potential Summer Surge Has Health Experts Urging Vulnerable People To Get 2nd COVID Booster
Chihuahuas typically live to be 12-18 years old.
“People can’t believe how good he looks for his age,” Shore said.
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The oldest dog ever recorded was an Australian cattle dog named Bluey. The canine died at the age of 29 years and 5 months on Nov. 14, 1939.