Latest News
Headlines

This Dog May Be the World's Oldest Pooch... and You Won't Believe Who She Belongs To

Playing This Dog May Be the World's Oldest Pooch... and You Won't Believe Who She Belongs To

Could this be the oldest pooch in the world?

Meet Tara, age 25, making her 175 in human years.

Read: American Travels to Dog Meat Festival in China to Rescue More Than 1,000 Canines

And her owner is Burt Ward, who played Robin in the 1960s hit TV series "Batman."

Ward, who played the caped crusader's sidekick for three seasons, has spent the past 22 years caring for dogs. He and his wife, Tracy, live with 50 canines at their home in Norco, California. 

All were rescued.

Read: Puppy Love: Dogs and Their Dads Get a Special Father's Day Photo Shoot

Tara is Ward's favorite and he credits her long life to a dog food he makes himself called Gentle Giants. It is low-fat, non-greasy canine chow he sells commercially and is also the name of the rescue and adoption refuge he runs on his property.

Feeding all his animals costs $14,000 a month  which covers about 600 pounds of food.

Watch: Golden Retriever Comfort Dogs Bring Relief and Love to Families of Orlando Victims

Share Share on Facebook Tweet Share on Twitter
Receive Breaking News

By signing up, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your e-mail was submitted successfully.
Sorry, your email address was not processed. Please try again.
Around the Web
Comments