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A Tennessee dog became the oldest golden retriever in history when she turned 20

August, a golden retriever living in Oakland, Tennessee, recently became the oldest known golden retriever ever, according to GoldHeart Golden Retrievers Rescue.

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August, a golden retriever living in Oakland, Tennessee, recently became the oldest golden retriever to ever live, according to GoldHeart Golden Retrievers Rescue.

The dog's owners, Jennifer and Steve Hetterscheidt, call her "Augie." The elderly golden retriever turned 20 on April 24.

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The Hetterscheidts adopted Augie when she was 14 years old, the GoldHeart Golden Retrievers Rescue told WTHR. Golden Retrievers usually live to be about 10-12.

GoldHeart Golden Retrievers Rescue said on Facebook that Augie celebrated the big day with a safe-for-dogs carrot cake and a hangout session with her siblings, Sherman, Belle and Bruce.

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