Contact Us

We Say Goodbye to the World’s Oldest Dog Who Died at 26

Pusuke, World's Oldest Dog, Flickr

As the theory goes, when a dog lives for 26 years, he’s actually lived the equivalent of 182 people years. That’s a long time for anyone and it was a long time for Pusuke, the world’s oldest dog, who passed away Monday.

The old pooch, an adorable mix of midget Shiba and an unidentified mixed-breed, was named the World’s Oldest Dog by The Guinness Book of World Records last year. He resided in Japan with his human companion Yumiko Shinohara, a 42-year-old housewife.

Shinohara said Pusuke had been in good spirits, eating regularly and taking his normal walks on Monday. He later refused to eat and had some difficulty breathing. According to his owner, the pup died peacefully on Monday afternoon after she returned from running some errands.

“I think Pusuke waited for me to come home,” Shinohara said. The faithful dog lived a long life and Shinohara is thankful for the many good memories he has given her throughout the years.

[International Business Times]

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for TSM Interactive quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!