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Otto the world's 'oldest dog' is put to sleep

By jim Published: January 14, 2010

A dog from England who was crowned the world's oldest canine has been put to sleep after suffering from stomach cancer.

Otto, a Dachshund terrier cross was 20 years and 11 months old.

He was recognized as the oldest living dog by Guinness World Records in October and enjoyed playing ball with neighbors' children until recently.

His owners Lynn and Peter Jones said he was a "loveable, affectionate rogue".

Read the full story at BBC News

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