Thursday, November 14, 2013

The world's smallest dog

Image from guinnessworldrecords.com
The world's smallest dog according to Guinness World Records is a 2-year old Chihuahua from Puerto Rico. Milly stands 3.8 inches tall when measured from backbone to paw, and weighs around 1 pound. She is shorter than a soup can.

When she was born, Milly weighed less than an ounce and fit in a teaspoon. She was too small to nurse from her mother, and the family gave her milk every two hours through an eyedropper. Today, she eats twice a day, and prefers salmon and chicken.

The smallest dog in terms of length is also a Chihuahua. Brandy lives in Florida, weighs two pounds, and measures 6 inches from her nose to the tip of the tail.

~ Maria Sadowski ~

6 comments:

  1. I can't imagine! Mom has trouble with 20 lb dogs being so small! Yikes!

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    1. I'd be so worried about losing the dog, stepping on it, sitting on it... Tiny!

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  2. Wow! I'd be nervous too. I love our big dogs - LOL

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    1. Yes... While it would be cool to have a really small dog that could come with me everywhere I think I'd better stick to the big ones.

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    1. So cute! So tiny! =D
      Thank you for coming over! =D

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