In order to win the records, Jiff had to run the two races in front of the Guinness judges in under ten seconds.
Jiff succeeded in breaking both records on the first try; he completed the 10-meter hind leg race in 6.56 seconds, and the 5-meter front paw race in 7.76 seconds.
“When Jiff first walked into our offices, we weren’t even sure he was real!” Guinness World Records Editor-in-Chief Craig Glenday said. “He looks like a living, breathing cuddly toy. He might be tiny but he’s got a huge personality, and his wealth of talents can’t be doubted.”
Jiff’s records are the first reveal in the 2015 edition of Guinness World Records, which unveils its 60th-anniversary issue this September.
Jiff was born in Illinois, but moved to Los Angeles in 2013 to pursue his acting career and is now represented by Zero Gravity Management.
In addition to being able to walk on his front and back legs, Jiff can walk backwards, crawl, roll up in a blanket like a burrito, and even ride a skateboard.
The young Pomeranian has appeared in commercials for Target and Banana Republic, was recently featured in Lucky Magazine, acted in the family movieAdventures of Bailey: A Night in Cowtown, and is a regular on ABC’s Good Morning America.
Jiff’s most well-known role is in Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse,” which recently won MTV’s Video Music Award for best female video.
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