Oldest dog dies aged 26 in Japan

Click to follow
The Independent Online

The world's oldest dog has died in Japan aged 26 years and eight months. Pusuke, a fluffy tan shiba mix, died after suddenly falling ill and refusing to eat.

According to Guinness World Records, the dog was born on 1 April 1985. The record is 29 years, set by Bluey, an Australian cattle-dog who died in 1939.