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9 World Record Dogs

Today is National Dog Day, and that means it's time to measure up the current dogs holding world records, from heaviest to smallest, and everything in-between.

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Dock Jumping: Baxter (Belgian Malinois)

Leaped 29'7" in May 2011, setting the new all-time record.
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Leaped 29'7" in May 2011, setting the new all-time record.

Best Tracker: Sauer (Doberman Pinscher)

A police-trained pinscher, Sauer tracked a thief 100 miles across the Great Karroo in South Africa by scent alone.
Via worldslargestdog1.com

A police-trained pinscher, Sauer tracked a thief 100 miles across the Great Karroo in South Africa by scent alone.

Longest Ears: Tigger (Bloodhound)

13.75" (left), 13.5 (right).
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13.75" (left), 13.5 (right).

Drug Sniffing: General W-235

Enlisted in the US Army, General was the only drug-sniffing dog with a 100% arrest record, with 220 searches, 220 arrests, and more than 330 seizures of contraband. He was put down in 1983, age twelve.
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Enlisted in the US Army, General was the only drug-sniffing dog with a 100% arrest record, with 220 searches, 220 arrests, and more than 330 seizures of contraband. He was put down in 1983, age twelve.

Oldest Dog: Bluey (Australian Cattle Dog)

Born 7 June 1910 in Rochester, Victoria, Australia, Bluey herded sheep and cattle until his death on 14 November 1939, at the age of 29 years, 5 months, and 7 days.
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Born 7 June 1910 in Rochester, Victoria, Australia, Bluey herded sheep and cattle until his death on 14 November 1939, at the age of 29 years, 5 months, and 7 days.

Smallest Dog: Elwood (Jack Russell Terrier)

3.5" tall, 15oz.
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3.5" tall, 15oz.

Tallest Dog: Gibson (Great Dane)

7' tall, 142lbs.
Via worldslargestdog1.com

7' tall, 142lbs.

Heaviest Dog: Zorba (English Mastiff)

343lbs., 8'3" long.
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343lbs., 8'3" long.

Ugliest Dog: Yoda (Chinese-crested / Chihuahua Mix)

This one speaks for itself.
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This one speaks for itself.

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