Dogs

Dogs have set some incredible records. From the biggest dog in the world and a skateboarding bulldog to the chihuahuas which hold various small dog records and those with record-breaking tongues and ears, breeds of all shapes and sizes have entered the record books for various skills and attributes.

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Keon the Irish Wolfhound has the longest tail on a dog at 76.8 cm
Longest tail on a dog
Otto has held the record for the longest human tunnel traveled through by a skateboarding dog
Otto the skateboarding bulldog
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association had taught an incredible 33,910 graduates by 31 December 2016, earning them a title for the most guide dogs trained by an organisation and a place
How to train a guide dog
When the biggest dog in the world Gibson met the shortest dog, Boo Boo
Tallest and shortest dogs meet (former record holders)
Mochi possesses the longest tongue on a dog at 18.58 cm (7.3 in)
Longest tongue

Dog records

Longest tongue on a dog (current)

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Longest tongue on a dog (current)

The longest tongue on a dog measures 18.58 cm (7.31 in) and belongs to Mochi, a female St. Bernard…

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Largest litter - dog

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Largest litter - dog

The largest litter of puppies is 24, all of whom were born on 29 November 2004 to Tia, a Neopolitan…

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Tallest dog ever

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Tallest dog ever

The Tallest dog ever is Zeus (USA), a Great Dane who measured 1.118 m (44 in) tall on 4 October 2011…

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Fastest 10 hoop/tyre slalom by a dog

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Fastest 10 hoop/tyre slalom by a dog

The fastest 10 hoop/tyre slalom by a dog is 8.58 seconds and was achieved by Neo and his owner…

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Smallest service dog

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Smallest service dog

The smallest service dog is Cupcake, a female long-haired chihuahua, who measured 15.87 (6.25 in)…

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Most balls caught by a dog with the paws in one minute

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Most balls caught by a dog with the paws in one minute

The most balls caught by a dog with the paws in one minute is 14 and was achieved by Purin and her…

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Longest ears on a dog ever

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Longest ears on a dog ever

The longest ears on a dog measured 34.9 cm (13.75 in) and 34.2 cm (13.5 in) for the right and left…

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Tallest dog living (male)

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Tallest dog living (male)

The tallest dog living is ‘Freddy’, owned by Claire Stoneman (UK), who was 1.035 m (3 ft 4.75 in)…

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Longest tail on a dog

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Longest tail on a dog

The longest tail on a dog measures 76.8 cm (30.2 in), achieved by Keon who is owned by Ilse Loodts…

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Most skips by a dog and person in one minute - single rope

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Most skips by a dog and person in one minute - single rope

Most skips by a dog and person in one minute using a single rope is 59, and was achieved by Jessica…

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Most consecutive items caught by a dog

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Most consecutive items caught by a dog

The most consecutive items caught by a dog is 9 and was achieved by Hagrid the dog (UK) in Salford,…

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Smallest dog living (height)

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Smallest dog living (height)

The smallest dog living, in terms of height, is a female Chihuahua called Milly , who measured 9.65…

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