Meet Augie, the Tennessee-based Golden Retriever who recently turned 20, making her the oldest of her breed in the world. She’s been living with her owners Steve and Jennifer since the age of 14, which is equivalent to about 78 years in human years. Originally from Nevada, it’s a remarkable feat for a breed that often lives for only 10-12 years and frequently suffers from cancer. Steve and Jennifer were concerned about how long Augie would be able to live with them, but she’s defied the odds and continues to enjoy life in her golden years.
After a couple of years with August, the Golden Retriever, it was evident that she was healthy and energetic. Despite being 14 years old when she entered her new family, they all believed she would live for a long time. When asked about the secret to August’s long life, her owner, Steve, assumed that it was due to good genes. Nevertheless, everyone was overjoyed when August turned 20 and became the oldest Golden Retriever in the world.
The kidnapping attempt was unsuccessful during the second stage. However, due to prompt medical attention and prevention measures, her condition remains stable and has not progressed to the severe fourth stage. Steve mentioned that August may have a slight delay in developmental milestones, but she still enjoys engaging in playtime activities.
Augie, the golden retriever, enjoys a variety of activities such as splashing in puddles and unwinding in front of the TV alongside her family. Recently, Augie turned 20 years old, making her the world’s oldest living golden retriever. Guinness World Records acknowledges her as the 19th dog to hold this title.