Heaven Sent Brandy

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Heaven Sent Brandy
SpeciesCanis lupus familiaris
BreedLong-haired Chihuahua
Born31 December 2003
DiedJuly 2014
Largo, Fl
Known forSmallest dog living (length)
TitleSmallest dog living (length)
Term31 January 2005 –
OwnerPaulette Keller
ResidenceHudson, Fl

Heaven Sent Brandy is the world's smallest dog by length, measuring 15.2 cm (6 in), according to the Guinness Book of World Records.[1]

Brandy was bred by Marlene and Matthew Ritzenthaler. Her sire was an AKC registered Chihuahua, Sevenbark Devil's Gold, a UKC Best in Show winner and AKC Champion producer. Her dam is Creel's Carmelita, a pointed AKC Chihuahua and AKC Champion producer. Heaven Sent Brandy faced a challenge from Tom Thumb, a Jack Russell terrier-Chihuahua mix puppy.[2]


  1. ^ "Smallest dog living (length)". Guinnessworldrecords.com. Retrieved 2012-09-24.
  2. ^ "Teacup dogs vie for 'World's Smallest Dog' title - latimes.com". Latimesblogs.latimes.com. 2009-07-14. Retrieved 2012-09-24.
Preceded by
Smallest dog living (length)
31 January 2005 –
Succeeded by