Latest Denice Shaughnessy Stories

2009-09-01 11:32:50

A 21-year-old dachshund officially named the world's oldest dog has died at her family's home in Port Jefferson, N.Y., her owner said. Chanel, who rode in a stroller when she could no longer walk and wore sunglasses for her cataracts, died Friday, Denice Shaughnessy said. She just inhaled and took her last breath, Shaughnessy said.

2009-05-06 13:17:58

The owner of the world's oldest dog said the elderly canine is marking her 21st birthday with a party in New York. Denice Shaughnessy of Port Jefferson Station, N.Y., said her dachshund, Chanel, would celebrate 21 years -- 147 dog years -- at a party in New York's Manhattan borough with a few of her closest canine comrades, the New York Post reported Wednesday. Chanel was named the world's oldest dog by the Guinness Book of World Records after a 28-year-old beagle died last year. Shaughnessy,...

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.