The Competition For Title Of 'World's Smallest Dog' Heats Up!

By Meera Dolasia on November 9, 2012

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Getting into the Guinness World Records is not easy. But never has the competition been so fierce as the current one faced by these small pooches - All vying for the coveted title of 'World's Smallest Dog'.

First came Beyonce - Born in March 2012, the female Dachshund mix dog that weighed a mere ounce when born was so tiny that she could fit on a spoon. The puppy had to be bottle fed every hour on the hour because she could only take in a little food at time. While Beyonce is now healthy she is not expected to grow beyond 1.5 pounds and was thought to be a very possible contender for the prestigious title. The owner even sent in a fast track application to the Guinness Book of Records to try claim the title for Beyonce. However, the officials would not consider it until she turned one, the age at which dogs are considered 'fully grown'.

But before Beyonce reached that magic number, there came news of another contender, Milly. The Puerto Rican Chihuahua, that is older than Beyonce by a few months,  was so tiny when born that she had to be fed with an eyedropper and at three months had only grown three inches tall.

And, the saga does not end there - In July 2012 along came news of another even tinier pooch from Jarocin, Poland. Weighing just 1.58 ounces when born, tiny Meysi was so frail that her owner, Anna Pohl had to feed her with a syringe every half hour, day and night, a routine that was so exhausting that she sometimes skipped work to try get some shut eye.

Of course, all three have to still compete with the current title holder, six year old Chihuahua, Boo Boo, who is just 4 inches tall and weighs a mere 1.5 pounds! So stay tuned to see which of these tiny cute pooches will win the coveted Guinness title - That is, if no other even tinier pooch appears from left field!

Resources: abcnews.go.com, nydailynews.com

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  • AmazeballsSunday, May 24, 2015 at 12:14 am
    SO CUTE!!
    • evening
      eveningSaturday, May 23, 2015 at 1:50 pm
      love tiny dogs but wonder which 1 will win the title of worlds smallest dog
      • hisup12345
        hisup12345Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 10:31 am
        So tiny and adorable. #I have a miniature dachshund
        • eeyore365
          eeyore365Friday, May 22, 2015 at 1:33 pm
          I like the last one because it looks like my current dog, but is SO small and adorable.
          • Puppy love Friday, May 22, 2015 at 5:12 am
            OMG I LOVE PUPPIES I WANT THIS PUPPY
            • jagjan127
              jagjan127Friday, May 22, 2015 at 5:03 am
              I want one so bad
              • katlover98
                katlover98Friday, May 22, 2015 at 4:13 am
                These little puppies are so adorable!!!!!!!
                • brainWednesday, May 20, 2015 at 8:14 am
                  love love love
                  • Crazy girlTuesday, May 19, 2015 at 7:20 pm
                    So cute
                    • livimay
                      livimayMonday, May 18, 2015 at 4:21 pm
                      Eww they look like overgrown rats
                      • winki
                        winkiTuesday, May 19, 2015 at 8:32 pm
                        If you want to say mean things, don't say it.
                        • winki
                          winkiTuesday, May 19, 2015 at 8:30 pm
                          If you are going to say mean things, don't say it.

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