Pebbles, world’s oldest dog, dead at 22: ‘She will be deeply missed’

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Farewell aged girl.

Pebbles — the world’s oldest dog astatine property 22 — died Monday astatine her location successful South Carolina, conscionable months distant from her 23rd birthday, said the dog’s Instagram account.

The 4-pound artifact fox terrier, who won the rubric of oldest canine past May from Guinness World Records, passed distant of earthy causes aft spending her last months alongside her owners Bobby and Julie Gregory, according to a property release.

“She was a once-in-a-lifetime companion, and it was our grant to person had the blessing to person had her arsenic a pet, and household member,” wrote Julie Gregory. “She volition beryllium profoundly missed.”

Pebbles was calved connected March 28, 2000, successful New York and was awarded the Guinness rubric erstwhile her owners realized their pup was older than the erstwhile grounds holder, TobyKeith — who was 21.

“Bobby was sitting connected the sofa and friends and household started texting and calling astir a communicative they saw astir a 21-year-old canine getting the record,” Julie Gregory told Guinness World Records.

Pebbles -- the worlds oldest canine  -- died Monday astatine  the property  of 22 owed  to earthy  causes.Pebbles — the world’s oldest canine — died Monday astatine the property of 22 owed to earthy causes. Guinness World Records

“When I saw TobyKeith’s communicative each implicit the news, I applied.”

Pebbles and her precocious spouse Rocky — who died successful 2016 — some enjoyed listening to state euphony and had 32 puppies together.

According to the dog's Instagram account, the pup passed distant  owed  to earthy  causes. According to the dog’s Instagram account, the pup passed distant owed to earthy causes. Guinness World Records

On her past birthday, Pebbles enjoyed a bubble bath and sheet of ribs.

“She impacted everyone she encountered,” wrote Gregory.

“There was ne'er anyone who met Pebbles that didn’t emotion her. She volition beryllium profoundly missed.”