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Does this miracle puppy measure up as world's smallest pet?

A PUPPY named after one of the world's biggest pop stars could set the world record for the smallest dog.

Animal rescuers in northern California said the female Dachshund mix, named Beyonce, was so small at birth that she could fit into a spoon. At two weeks, she is about the size of a business card. She was born the runt of a litter of five and without a heartbeat but vets managed to revive her.

Now animal welfare want her adopted and have applied to Guinness World Records to see if she is the world's smallest dog.