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  • Who: Sweet Pea

  • What: Most steps walked up by a dog going backwards balancing a glass of water

  • Where: Germany

The most steps walked up by a dog facing backwards while balancing a 141 g (5 oz) glass of water is 10, achieved by Sweet Pea, an Australian Shepherd/Border Collie owned by Alex Rothacker (USA), at the Sport und Schau Show, Verden, Germany, on 05 January 2008.

Sweat Pea also has a record for Most steps walked down by a dog facing forwards balancing a glass of water with the same number of steps.


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