This is the oldest dog in the world
Bobi, a 30-year-old, 267-day-old Alentejo Mastiff and resident in the municipality of Leiria (central Portugal), has been recognized this Thursday with the Guinness record for being the oldest dog in the world.
"Bobi (born May 11, 1992) nor is he just the oldest living dog, but the oldest to date", published the organization of the award on its website.
They explained that Bobi has lived with the Costa family all his life in the town of Conqueiros (municipality of Leiria, in the district of the same name) and that his breed, usually used to protect cattle from predators and known in Portugal as "rafeiro do Alentejo", has a life expectancy about 13 years.
have been able confirm your age by being registered since 1992 in the veterinary service of the municipality of Leiria and in the Portuguese national control system SIAC, adds the text.
The record for the oldest dog alive was held so far by Spike, a 23-year-old Chihuahuawhile the record for the oldest to date was held by Bluey (1910-1939), an Australian Shepherd who lived to be 29 years and 5 months.