Push The Button wrote:
Do we know for sure that it was Porthos that nuScotty lost in his transporter experiment? Scotty said that it was Adm. Archer's prized Beagle, but Porthos would have been about 100 during the timeframe of ST09.
Screenwriter Roberto Orci, responding to a question about whether it was Porthos, and whether veterinary science had advanced enough for a dog to live over a hundred years. He answered "YES!", however, it should be noted that the individual who asked the question pleaded for the writer to "please say yes." I'm all for it being the same dog.