The world's oldest canine simply celebrated his thirty first birthday with dancing and all of the human meals he wished

  • The world’s oldest canine turned 31 years outdated on Thursday.
  • Bobi, a purebred livestock guardian canine, had a “very conventional” Portuguese social gathering on Saturday.
  • Bobi’s proprietor, Leonel, informed the Guinness World Data that Bobi solely eats human meals.

The oldest canine in recorded historical past, Bobi, celebrated his thirty first birthday with a “very conventional” Portuguese social gathering on Saturday.

Bobi is a 31-year-old Rafeiro do Alentejo, a purebred livestock guardian canine. He has lived all 31 of his years within the village of Conqueiros in Portugal, in accordance with Guinness World Data.


His proprietor, Leonel, informed the outlet that he deliberate a “very conventional” celebration for Bobi with a lot of native meat and fish for visitors and Bobi too. Leonel informed the outlet that Bobi solely eats human meals.

In line with the Guinness World Data, Leonel additionally booked a dance troupe to carry out at Bobi’s social gathering and Bobi was in a position to participate in one of many dances they carried out.

“Greater than 100 folks” deliberate to attend the social gathering, a lot of them flying in from international international locations, Leonel informed the outlet.

Leonel stated that since Bobi was named the oldest residing canine in February 2023, folks from all around the world have contacted him.

He took Bobi to the vet not too long ago after rising involved about his psychological and bodily well being from assembly so many guests, however he says Bobi is in good well being now, in accordance with the Guinness World Data.

“There have been a number of photos taken and he needed to stand up and down many instances. It wasn’t simple for him,” Leonel stated.

Bobi was born on Could 11, 1992, making him the oldest canine now residing and likewise the oldest canine to ever stay. Beforehand, the oldest recorded canine was an Australian cattle canine named Bluey that stay for 29 years from 1910 to 1939.

Bobi has far exceeded the typical lifespan of a Rafeiro do Alentejo, which is 12 to 14 years. In line with Guinness World Data, Leonel has owned a number of older canine, together with Bobi’s mom, Gira, who lived to be 18 years outdated.

“We see conditions like this as a standard results of the life that they’ve, however Bobi is considered one of a sort,” he stated.