World’s oldest dog Maggie the Kelpie dies after getting tucked up in bed

Written by on April 19, 2016 in Critter Love, Rare Critters - No comments

Maggie the Kelpie, a dog who was believed to be 30 years old, passed away in her sleep earlier this week.

Maggie’s owner, Brian McLaren, a dairy farmer in Australia, confirmed the news to The Weekly Times Now.Screen Shot 2016-04-18 at 12.11.18 PM

McLaren said Maggie was 30 years old, which would make her in dog years nearly 200!

She was 30 years old, she was still going along nicely last week, she was walking from the dairy to the office and growling at the cats and all that sort of thing.”

Over the last two days, McLaren said his dog started going downhill and he remember thinking ‘She hasn’t got long now.’

McLaren said he tucked Maggie into bed and found her the next morning.

I’m sad, but I’m pleased she went the way she went.”

h/t: Weekly Times Now 

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