The oldest reliable age recorded for a dog is 29 years, 5 months!

on Jun 18 in Fun Fact

The oldest reliable age recorded for a dog is 29 years, 5 months for a Queensland ‘heeler’ called Bluey in Victoria, Australia. The average dog lives to around 15 years of age.

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