Meet Mochi, a St. Bernard Who Now Holds the Record for World's Longest Dog Tongue

Oct 05, 2017

(SIOUX FALLS, S.D) — A St. Bernard in South Dakota has set a new, slobbery world record.

Mochi, also known as Mo, holds the Guinness World Records title for having the longest tongue on a dog.

According to Guinness World Records, Mochi's tongue measures in at 7.31 inches (18.58 cm).

Mochi, a St. Bernard, won the Guinness World Record for Dog With Longest Tongue.Mochi, a St. Bernard, won the Guinness World Record for Dog With Longest Tongue. Mochi - Dog With Longest Tongue Guinness World Records 2016 Photo Credit: Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records Owner: Carla and Craig Rickert 

Mochi's owner, Carla Rickert of Sioux Falls, says her dog is happy, but also has some breathing problems because of her long tongue and slobbers more than usual when she's nervous. Mochi also needs to be given treats in a certain way and has problems picking items up from the floor.

The 8-year-old Mochi broke the previous record held by a male Pekingese, whose tongue was 4.5 inches (11.43 cm).

Mochi is listed in the new Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals book.

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