Russia's smallest dog lives in Chelyabinsk. Yorkshire Terrier named Buzzy Wuzzy (Mukha Tsokotukha in Russian) made an entry into the national book of records, TASS reports. The tiny dog is 16 centimeters tall. Buzzy Wuzzy is also Russia's shortest dog - she is only 15.4 centimeters long. The dog weighs less than one kilogram - 913 grams, which is also a record.
Yorkshire Terrier is one of the most popular breeds of "indoor" dogs in the world. It appeared in England in the late 19th century. The breed became very popular after the story of the dog named Smoky, a female Yorkshire Terrier that served in World War II and took part in 12 combat operations with her owner. The dog earned eight stars for the service.
The world's smallest dog - a Chihuahua named Milly - lives in Puerto Rico. She is 9.65 cm tall.