Is this the smallest pooch on the Fylde coast?
She is six months old, 13cm tall and weighs less than a bag of sugar – and her owners think she could be the smallest dog on the Fylde coast.
Bibity Bobity Boo is an adorable chihuahua of tiny proportions and according to Ron and Susan Lingham, the smallest dog they have ever seen.
The couple believe she could be one of, if not the smallest dogs in the region.
Ron, 67, of St Chad’s Road, South Shore, Blackpool said: “She only weighs just under two pounds.
“She is just tiny. She must be one of the smallest dogs in Britain. I do not think she will grow any more.”
Boo, who measures eight inches in length, was bought by the couple earlier this year.
The average chihuahua weight is six pounds – Boo weighs just under two pounds.
She is 13cm high – with the average chihuahua breed 20cm in height.
Earlier this year, a Polish couple claimed to have the smallest chihuahua in the world.
At 12-weeks-old Toudi was 7cm tall and weighed just 300g.
According to the Guinness Book of Records, the smallest dog in terms of length is Heaven Sent Brandy, a female chihuahua from America who measured 15.2cm (6 in) from the nose to the tip of the tail in January 2005.
The smallest dog living, in terms of height, is a female Chihuahua called Milly from Puerto Rico, who measured 9.65cm (3.8 in) tall on February 2013.
Ron said he was very protective of his cute pooch – admitting he treats her like a child.
Ron added: “We are not looking for over publicity, but just thought it would make a nice story. At the moment we have kept her under wraps so to speak. She is like family to us, like a child.”