Dogs make great pets: it’s so nice to snuggle that big, furry bundle. But it’s hard to hug a dog who’s as small as your hand! The world’s smallest dog by length is a Chihuahua named Heaven Sent Brandy. She’s only 6 inches long even though she’s fully grown. Then there’s the world’s smallest dog by height, Milly. She’s a Chihuahua too, and is only 3.8 inches tall. She weighs only 1 pound. Just to compare, the longest tongue on a dog is over 7 inches long, belonging to a St. Bernard named Mochi. Maybe Milly and Brandy want to stay out of his way!

*Wee ones:* If Heaven Sent Brandy is 6 inches long and Milly is 1 inch longer, how long is Milly?

*Little kids:* How many legs do Heaven Sent Brandy and Milly have together? *Bonus:* Which weighs more, Milly at 16 ounces, or 4 iphones at 5 ounces each? Count up by 5s!

*Big kids:* Milly was born in 2011, while Heaven Sent Brandy was born 8 years earlier. How old was Heaven Sent Brandy when she set the world record in 2005? *Bonus:* If Mochi’s tongue is 7 1/4 inches long and Milly is just 6 inches, how much longer is Mochi’s tongue?

Answers:

*Wee ones:* 7 inches.

*Little kids:* 8 legs. *Bonus:* The 4 iPhones are heavier, at 20 ounces.

*Big kids:* 2 years old, since she was born in 2003. *Bonus:* 1 1/4 inches longer.