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World’s Ugliest Dog:

On 23 June 2007,Elwood, a two-year-old Chinese Crested and Chihuahua mix, was crowned the world's ugliest dog. Elwood, dark coloured and hairless - save for a mohawk-like puff of white fur on his head - is often referred to as Yoda or ET, for his resemblance to those famous science fiction characters. He was placed second last year. Most of...

World’s Fastest Dog:

Most domestic dogs are able to reach speeds of 19 miles per hour (30.5kms per hour), when running flat out. The greyhound, the king of canine speedsters, is capable of reaching speeds of up to 40 miles per hour (64kms per hour)! The greyhound is not only the fastest dog but second only to the Cheetah as the world's fastest...

World’s Oldest Dog

"Bluey" was the name of the Australian cattle dog that was formerly owned by Les Hall of Rochester, Victoria, Australia. Bluey holds the Guinness world record for the dog with the longest recorded lifespan in history, having achieved the age of twenty-nine years, five months and seven days. He was finally put to sleep due to old age. He was...

World’s Most Developed Dog

The Norwegian Lundehund (lunde: puffin and hund: dog ; also known as: Norsk Lundehund, Norwegian Puffin Dog) is a small dog breed originating from Norway and originally bred for hunting puffins. The Lundehund is the world’s most developed dog, as it has 6 toes and can close its ears! It has a great range of motion in its joints, allowing...
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Rottweiler: The Top Protection Dog!

As with all things German, be that an appliance or a car, perfection is always expected. It is thus not surprising that the Rottweiler is a perfect breed as well. Of German origin, the Rottweiler is one of the most beautiful and most misunderstood dogs. Euro Puppy's top breeders have used this perfection to their advantage to carry on the...

Dog With The Longest Ears

The dog with the longest ears is called Mr. Jeffries, who is a Basset Hound from West Sussex, England. His ears measured 11.5 inches (29.2 cm) in 2002. He is also the grandson of the famous dog from the Hush Puppies shoe ads, which made the Basset Hound famous. His grandad used to hold the record, but when he died...