World's oldest dog dies at 21

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London, September 1 (ANI): The world's oldest dog aged 21(147 in dog years) has died of natural causes.

Chanel, a wire-haired dachshund, took its last breath at Long Island at her owner's home in Port Jefferson Station, a village 50 miles east of New York City.

Guinness World Records had named the pooch the world's oldest dog in May this year during its 21st birthday party hosted by a pet food company at a Manhattan dog hotel and spa.

Owners Denice and Karl Shaughnessy had brought Chanel home from a pet shelter in Newport News, Virginia, when she was just six weeks old, reports the Daily Express.

Meanwhile, an owner of a dog from Louisiana named Max is now claiming the record for his pet. (ANI)

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