Bobi, the World's Oldest Dog Ever, Dead at 31: 'His 11,478 Days on Earth Would Never Be Enough'

Bobi, the world’s oldest dog has died at the age of 31.

According to , Bobi died on Saturday in Conqueiros, Portugal where he lived with the Costa family.

“Is there ever enough time? I think not, veterinarian Dr. Karen Becker - who interacted with Bobi on multiple occasions - wrote on on Sunday. “Last night, this sweet boy earned his wings .”

“Despite outliving every dog in history, his 11,478 days on earth would never be enough, for those who loved him,” she added.

Back in May, Bobi with "more than 100 people" traveling to Portugal to attend the dog’s celebration. 

His owner Leonel Costa told at the time that Bobi would have a "very traditional" Portuguese party.

"We've had a lot of journalists and people come from all over the world to take a picture with Bobi," Costa said. "They've come from all over Europe, as well as the USA and even Japan."

Bobi only ate human food and was treated to local meats and fish on his birthday. 

The historic dog was given the in February, despite being of the Rafeiro do Alentejo breed, which has a life expectancy of 12-14 years.

He replaced former record holder Bluey - an Australian cattle dog, who died in November 1939 at 29 years and 5 months.

"Bobi has been a warrior for all these years; only he knows how he's been holding on, it must not be easy because the average dog's life span is not that high, and if he spoke, only he could explain this success," Costa told Guinness World Records. "We are very happy and grateful to life for allowing us, after 30 years, to have Bobi in our daily lives."

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