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Puteando a Bull Terrier

Is Billy the Terrier the world's oldest dog?

A Yorkshire Terrier from Halifax called Billy could be set to claim the title of the world's oldest dog, after reaching the age of 22.  Billy the Yorkshire Terrier: the world's oldest dog? (Picture: Ross Parry)
Billy may be a venerable 154 years old in dog years, is blind in one eye and only has a few teeth left - but he's still energetic and active, going out for two walks a day and regularly playing with his loving owner, 71-year-old Betty Holdsworth.

He's still able to run around and even jump - despite the fact that he was in a bad state when he was taken in by the local RSPCA before being placed with his new owner.

'His coat was filthy and matted and his nails were so long he couldn't stand up. He was also very underweight and his teeth were rotten,' the RSPCA's Jule Cockroft told the Halifax Courier earlier this month.


And bIlly could be in line to claim the record of the world's oldest dog if his age can be proved. The Guiness Book …

Dog Breeds: Boston Terrier

These cute dogs are a favourite with owners. We've come to Crufts, the world's largest dog show, to find out everything you need to know about owning a Boston Terrier.