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Dogs break barking world records
Updated: 2009-06-23 14:12

Dogs break barking world records

A British dog has set a new Guinness World Record for the loudest bark in history before joining over 50 canines to also beat the existing collective record.

Daz from London tipped the meter at 108 decibels at the event organised by Disney to mark the DVD and Blu-ray release of Bolt.

He then took part in the group effort which reached 115 decibels, four higher than the previous record set last year in the US state of Vermont.

Marco Frigatti of Guinness World Records said: "Dogs bark for a variety of reasons, to attract attention or express excitement. Today they barked to become Guinness World Record holders. Congratulations."