Anglesey's record breaking dog

Ozzy, a border collie/kelpie crossbreed born in Anglesey, enters the Guinness World Records for achieving the Fastest Crossing of a Tightrope by a Dog.

Angelsey-born Ozzy enters Guinness World Records

He's had two hundred thousand hits on the internet and has appeared on the Jonathan Ross show.

Now, Ozzy a border collie/kelpie crossbreed from Anglesey, is even a world record breaker.

The four year old, who now lives in Norwich, managed to cross a 3.5 meter rope in 18.22 seconds during his record breaking stunt.

His owner, carpenter Nick Johnson, has no formal dog training experience, but learned the techniques from the internet.

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Ozzy the record breaking dog

Ozzy the record breaking dog! Credit: ITV News Anglia

Ozzy, a border collie/kelpie crossbreed, has entered the world famous Guinness Book of Records for achieving the Fastest Crossing of a Tightrope by a Dog.

The four-year-old crossed a 3.5m rope in 18.22 seconds during his record breaking stunt at the Faith Animal Rescue Centre in Norfolk.

Performing another of his tricks! Credit: ITV News Anglia

Ozzy, who lives in Norwich with his owner, 51-year-old carpenter Nick Johnson, who has no formal dog training experience but learned the techniques from the internet.

He said: "Ozzy is most happy when he's working on the tricks that we do and regards it as a game.

"It makes me feel so happy and proud, that Ozzy and I have such a strong friendship and relationship we can work together on tricks and games that get the recognition of Guinness World Records."

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Ozzy the dog tightropes way into world records

Ozzy, a border collie/kelpie crossbreed, has entered the world famous tome for achieving the Fastest Crossing of a Tightrope by a Dog.

Ozzy the Border Collie from Norwich performing his record breaking feat. Credit: Press Association

The four-year-old from North Wales, crossed a 3.5m rope in 18.22 seconds during his record breaking stunt at the Faith Animal Rescue Centre in Norfolk.

Ozzy now lives in Norwich with his owner, 51-year-old carpenter Nick Johnson, who has no formal dog training experience but learned the techniques from the internet. Mr Johnson said:

"Ozzy is most happy when he's working on the tricks that we do and regards it as a game.

It makes me feel so happy and proud, that Ozzy and I have such a strong friendship and relationship we can work together on tricks and games that get the recognition of Guinness World Records."

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