Tennessee dog turns 20, sets record for oldest living golden retriever in history

OAKLAND, Tenn. -- A dog in Tennessee has become the oldest known living golden retriever in history after celebrating her 20th birthday in April, according to a recent blog post from the GoldHeart Golden Retrievers Rescue.

A golden retriever called August, or “Augie," who lives with owners Jennifer and Steve Hetterscheidt in Oakland, Tenn., turned 20 years old on April 24. The couple said Augie was born in 2000 and had two previous homes before they adopted her when she was already 14.