Dapper Dachshund Is World's Oldest Dog!

By Meera Dolasia on March 25, 2009

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Though she may not look a day over 21 (3 in dog years), Channel is all set to celebrate her 147th birthday (21 in dog years) on May 8th, and has just received a certificate from the folks at the Guinness Book of Records, confirming her status as the oldest dog in the world!

The wire-haired dachshund, who lives in Port Jefferson Station, Idaho, belongs to 51-year old Denise Shaugnessy, who adopted Channel, when she was just six weeks old.

Denise says that besides being a little hard of hearing and suffering from cataracts in her eyes, Channel is quite healthy.

According to Denise, the secret to Channel's longevity is a lot of pampering, which include a body massage after every run, as well as, giving her the choice between eating dog food or human food, which includes macaroni and cheese!

Chanel's new status has brought her a lot of fame and it is rumored that she may even be jetting off to Los Angeles, California, for an interview with famous talk show host, Jay Leno. However this doesn't seem to faze this 147-year old regal pooch, who spends her days wearing her cool shades and lounging on the sofa.

Sources: sfgate,com, dogmagazine.net

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  • smileyface4life
    my dog died and he is 91
    • lpslover5/27/2014
      wow
      • abigaild707
        abigaild7075/14/2014
        he doesn't look that old
        • christina4/17/2014
          that was me by the way
          • krish10
            krish104/16/2014
            Wow!
            • nhi244
              nhi2444/8/2014
              cool
              • krisdakid1001
                cool
                • sarah3/19/2014
                  cool
                  • mintygirl300
                    mintygirl3003/13/2014
                    Awwwwwwww good for him!!!!!!!!!!!!@
                    • krish10
                      krish104/16/2014
                      Its a her!
                    • Tomas3/12/2014
                      That is awesome

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