According to Guinness World Records, the title of the oldest living dog in the world has recently been awarded to 23-year-old chihuahua mix Spike.


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According to a Guinness representative, Spike, estimated to weigh 13 pounds and was born at least 23 years ago, received his certification in December 2022.

Spike’s owner claimed she discovered him in a parking lot about 14 years ago and gave him the name of a cartoon canine named “Tom & Jerry.”


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Spike’s owner said that despite his near blindness and hearing impairment, he still enjoys spending time with other farm animals and humans he knows.