By Sara Tan
Oct 22, 2012
Suni the tiny terrier hopes to strip Mini the Yorkie/Chihuahua mix of her title as the world's smallest dog, according to the Daily Mail U.K.
Suni weighed 0.1 lbs when she was born. Three months later, she was still smaller than a cell phone!
Now, Suni has doubled her weight, clocking in at 0.22 lbs. Veterinarians in Jarocin, Poland, do not think that she will grow much bigger than that.
When Suni was born, her owner Anna Pohl did not think she was going to even survive due to her tiny size. Now that Suni is healthy and happy, she hopes that she wins the crown.
Suni has to wait until she turns one year old before it can be determined whether she is the world's smallest dog.
"She is a lovely little thing but you have to be very careful where you sit and where you walk," said Pohl.
Pohl hopes that Suni doesn't have a huge growth spurt in the next nine months!
awwwwwwww so cute
as cute as it is, it is so cruel genetically modifying them.. dogs are cute no matter what size they are
There is no such breed as "tea cup" anything. It just means poorly bred or undersized. It's a ploy for backyard breeders (the people placing ads in newspapers) and puppy mills which supply ALL pet stores that sell dogs. You want to find a true, reputable, professional breeder, attend dog shows and AKC sanctioned events. Otherwise, you' re just part of the problem, unless you adopt from shelters and rescue organizations.
It's polish, it doesn't know it is supposed to grow
awww Can I have One?
breeders who intentionly breed mutant dogs ,ie. yorkies,danes etc.are no better than a dirty puppy mill. you are right sobem. no dog is naturally this small and will have a ton of health problems such as tiny heart and all organs,its a crime he looks sweet to bad his life span is short,same as breeders who overbreed the big guys too,they all end up dying or being put down cause of ortho and other problems.we have interfered ed enough in genetics w/ dogs leave them be
I have a 2 pound yorkie that is well over 13 years old. He is healthy as can be. He has NEVER had any health problems! Just because they are small doesn't mean they automatically have issues!!!!
Exactly right. How sad for this cute little pup. It really should be against the law to breed dogs like this.
Come on folks. It's a Yorkshire terrier puppy. They're like hamsters when born and stay tiny till full grown.If it's a "tea cup " dog the breeder ought to be ashamed. That breed is supposed to be five to seven pounds full grown.
what is the story with mutant dogs ,yes it happens naturally but this dog was bred to be the cute little dog .this dog will never be able to go out alone or use stairs or play w/ kids. whats the matter w/ a regular size yorkie its small enough. this little guy is going to spend a lot of time at the vet ,abnormal size heart,and organs as well. its happens with big dogs as well great danes for example are wonderful dogs and they are certainly big enough why breed for bigger when youll have major ortho problems.
Thats a tall nail polish bottle