Meet Lucy: World’s smallest working dog

This exists: “Smallest working dog.” And, the honour bestowed by the good folks at Guinness – the World Records people, not the beer purveyor – belongs to Lucy, a Yorkshire terrier that stands a mere 14.5 centimetres tall. Lucy is a certified pet therapy dog, hospice volunteer and pint-sized fundraiser. She’s also a rescue dog herself, according to her owner, Sally Leone Montufar of New Jersey. The pair travels to nursing homes, rehabilitation centres and schools to entertain the young and old alike.

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Like most celebrities – or those with a fancy titles – Lucy also has her own website, Facebook page and merchandise line.  (T-shirts, naturally, fit a bit small.)

Maybe it’s just more evidence that Guinness is happy to catalogue just about anything. And, a reason to quote Dr. Seuss: After all,  a person’s a person no matter how small. But mostly, it’s an excuse coo over a boatload of cute.

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h/t Huffington Post, Photos Facebook

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