Bobi, a 31-year-old purebred Rafeiro do Alentejo from Portugal, recognized as the world's oldest dog, has died.
According to Guinness World Records, he passed away on Saturday at his residence in Conqueiros, Portugal, having lived for 31 years and 165 days.
Leonel Costa, Bobi's owner, mentioned that the dog was always free, never leashed, and in his later years, enjoyed his time in the yard alongside cats.
Costa also noted that Bobi's diet consisted of human food, diluted to remove seasonings, as recorded by Guinness World Records.
Bobi, the world's oldest dog, has passed away at the age of 31 years and 163 days. Rest easy, sweet boy. 14/10 ❤ pic.twitter.com/gwnO84j3xa
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"What we ate, [he] ate too," Costa shared with the organization.
The American Kennel Club describes Rafeiro do Alentejo dogs as medium-sized livestock protection breeds with an average lifespan of 12 to 14 years.
Guinness World Records reports that Bobi's official birth documents indicate a birthdate of May 11, 1992.
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