The former reality TV star said the dog "was more than just a pet; she was family."
“Most of our family knew that Spike was old but didn’t know he had a shot at being the oldest in the world,” his owner told Guinness World Records.
“It was like a 2- to 3-second struggle," said the dog walker. "He had Piper in his mouth. I didn’t even hear him. I never had a chance” to save the dog.
Pictures show the little stowaway popping out of a cowboy boot inside the suitcase.
“Prancer is almost a distant nightmare to me now," wrote the foster caretaker whose brutally honest adoption ad went viral.
She slammed the Chihuahua-stuffed backpack into tables and benches, witnesses said.
Orson William Black, who fled sex charges in Arizona 15 years ago, was turned over to police.
A police raid that included Mexican and American law enforcement officials caught the wanted man, who years ago fled Arizona on pedophilia charges.