This little dogs got the moves!
This little dogs got the moves! Jiff, a 4-year-old Pomeranian, walks on his two front legs on the floor in his Los Angeles home (AP photos)
This little dogs got the moves!
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Jiff was already cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy, too.

The 4-year-old, 5-pound Pomeranian blazed into the 60th edition of the Guinness World Records book. It comes out Sept. 10.

He can run 10 meters (9.1 yards) on his hind legs in 6.56 seconds and 5 meters (4.55 yards) on his front paws in 7.76 seconds. Both times are faster than any other dog on the planet has clocked.

It's the first glimpse of the new book, and Jiff appears in it in 3-D. He's used to the spotlight, as a regular on television, a model and a social media phenom. His owners have remained anonymous so they don't detract from his popularity.

Besides running, Jiff also shakes, closes doors, covers his eyes, stamps his autograph, bows and skateboards.

Critical thinking challenge: If Jiffs owners revealed their identities, how could that interfere with Jiffs popularity?

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  • tanjanikae
    9/03/2014 - 07:32 a.m.

    He's CUTE! If i had that dog all i know that God created that dog .Yall are favored to have that dog. MY Dad loves dogs .Also may you please bring your dog and your family to Winning soul for the kingdom church (wsftk ) !!!!! Jiff is adorable!!!

  • Kc2014
    9/03/2014 - 09:55 a.m.

    If i had a dog that danced I would post it on the internet. First I would send it to my friends. So good luck dog and keep up those moves.

  • jdogjackson
    9/03/2014 - 12:04 p.m.

    this is the cools thing i had ever seen a dog running on its hind legs and on its front legs that is awsome this dog has proven he is the smarts and talented dog in the world.

  • 20ashley
    9/03/2014 - 01:12 p.m.

    Jiff is an adorable dog no matter how fast he can run. I think that if the owners showed their identities, that nothing would really happen. Everyone is so amazed with Jiff, so his popularity won,t go away. Anyway,he has it all. Jiff is on TV, Jiff is a model, and now jiff is in The Guinness Book of World Records. That is amazing. Any dog that is able to run that fast on its front and back legs just blows my mind.

  • Alecl-OBr
    9/03/2014 - 01:58 p.m.

    Jiff is so cute and awesome! I think that the owners stayed unknown so Jiff's fame rate doesn't go down. I can't wait for the book of world records! I want Jiff to race my dogs, Colfax and Cosmo. Colfax is pretty fast.

  • Karena-OBr
    9/03/2014 - 01:58 p.m.

    I think the owners don't want to reveal their identity because it might effect how people think about the dog.
    The owners of the dog may reveal their identity in the future when they're ready.

  • Alecl-OBr
    9/03/2014 - 02:01 p.m.

    Jiff is so cute and awesome! I think that the owners stayed unknown so Jiff's fame rate doesn't to down.I can't wait for the book of world records!i want Jiff's to race my dogs Colfax and Cosmo. Colfax is pretty fast.

  • softballfreak0143
    9/03/2014 - 02:03 p.m.

    If the owners revealed their identity I don't know why it would effect his popularity. Jiff is a very talented dog that's just my opinion though. This dog must be really talented if he can run 10 meters on his hind legs in only 6.56 seconds and run 5 meters on his front paws in only 7.76 seconds. I love this story it is amazing that a dog is more than just a pet.

  • basketballfreak1014
    9/03/2014 - 02:07 p.m.

    I think that it is amazing that a little dog like that can do that. That's awsome that he can shake peoples hands, close doors, cover is eyes, he can stamp is autogragh, bows and skateboards.I would love to be that dog. That dog really does got moves!

  • samanthpanda200
    9/03/2014 - 02:38 p.m.

    That is such a cute dog. I can't belive that he is in the world record book. I also can't believe that he skateboards, stamps his autograph, and covers his eyes.

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