Boston Terrier Bruschi Sets Guinness World Record for Dog with the Largest EyesPublished May 30, 2012
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That's right: a new Guinness World Record holder was crowned when Bruschi, a Boston Terrier, measured in as having the largest eyes for a dog. Bruschi's eyes measured an incredible 28 millimeters across in diameter. That's larger than the average human eyeball!
Despite some who may have made fun of his looks, Bruschi's likely proud of the honor that has been bestowed upon him. Lucky for the U.S., this prestigious prize goes to an American, as the 4-year-old Boston Terrier calls Texas his home. His owner, Victoria Reed, is proud of Bruschi's accomplishment, citing this moment in time as a moment she's been striving for.
Although she apparently didn't notice the size of her dog's eyes, Reed was spurred to strive for the Guinness World Record after many made remarks about the size of Bruschi's eyes. After many comments, she made the official application for a world record for Bruschi. The measurements proved Reed's hunch right, and Bruschi sits crowned as the newest member of Guinness' exclusive club.
The dog's oversized eyes do have one medical setback, in that Bruschi only has peripheral vision out of his eyes. But, despite a scare in which his bulging eye actually fell out of the socket, he has a clean bill of health. Adopted a little over two years ago, Bruschi looks to continue to live out his days with his owner Victoria, where he will hopefully be able to defend his record for years to come.
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