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|Born||9 August 1983|
|Died||18 May 2013 (aged 29 years, 282 days)|
Max (9 August 1983 – 18 May 2013) was a beagle, dachshund and terrier mix whose owner claimed that it had lived 29 years and 282 days.[unreliable source?] His owner, Janelle Derouen, adopted him from a Louisiana sugar cane farmer in 1983.[unreliable source?]
In August 2009, The Telegraph reported that Max had veterinary records proving his age and that at 29 he was the world's oldest living dog. He was 3 years older than Pusuke a Shiba Inu who, at 26 years of age, had previously been considered the oldest living dog.
On May 15, 2013, the Guinness World Records organization was purported to have approved a claim made by Janelle DeRouen for Max to be recognized as the World's Oldest Dog. However, just three days later, on May 18, Max died of a Tonic–clonic seizure.
- Sarah Blanchard. "Max misses 'World's Oldest Dog' title". The Daily Iberian. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
- Eims, Penny (September 10, 2011). "Holy smoke - that's an old dog!". Family & Home Examiner. Retrieved June 2, 2013.
- "World's oldest dog turns 26". Retrieved 13 October 2016.
- Faulk, Laura (September 20, 2009). "The top dog? Max , 26, could be world s oldest". Biloxi, Mississippi. Sun Herald. Retrieved June 2, 2013.
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6 September 1998 – 18 May 2013
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