Hurundo, who holds the name the oldest living dog in the world, he died. He was 22 years old.
The 4-pound toy fox terrier died on Monday of natural causes – a month away from his 23rd birthday, according to Guinness World Records. Stones spent his last moments at his home in South Carolina, next to owners Bobby and Julie Gregory.
“He was a lifelong friend, and it was our honor to have him as a pet and family member,” Julie Gregory wrote in one post. press releases.
Pebbles was born on March 28, 2000, in New York. Guinness World Records confirmed that the pup was the largest in the world in May.
After seeing the headlines about TobyKeith, the 21-year-old chihuahua from Florida was named the largest living dog in the worldThe Gregorys realized that Pebbles was older and asked for a record.
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TobyKeith was born on January 9, 2001, which makes him more than eight months younger than Pebbles.
In 2000, the family was looking for a large dog to adopt when they found Stones.
“He was jumping up and barking at Bobby so much that he had no choice but to pick him up and look at him,” Julie. he told Guinness. “It was instant love the second these two met.”
The couple said Matombo was the queen of their house since then.
Stones lived a long life full of love, his family said – noting that he spent his days listening to the music ofcountry, sleeping until 5 o’clock in the afternoon and trying new foods. According to Guinness, Pebbles’ vet put him on cat food for the last 10 years of his life, but he occasionally had fun – like when he got a lot of ribs on his 22nd birthday.
“He spent his days enjoying country music and being loved,” Julie Gregory wrote, adding that the pup “had fun.”
Stones had 32 puppies in her life with her partner, Rocky, the press release said. Rocky died in 2016, but the two “shared many years of friendship.”
“He touched everyone he met,” Julie Gregory wrote. “There was no one who ever met Stone who didn’t love him. He will be greatly missed.”
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Contributor: Asha Gilbert