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Meet Zeus, an awesome Great Dane from Otsego, Michigan who holds the Guinness World Record for ‘Tallest Dog‘. He weight 155 pounds and measures 44 inches from foot to shoulder. But when standing on his hind legs, Zeus measures a whopping seven foot four. And he can drink directly from the kitchen faucet!

Visit Laughing Squid to watch a video in which Denise Doorlag, Zeus’ human companion, describes her family’s enormous dog and shares the history behind his name.

If you’re in the mood for even more world records, the 2013 edition of the Guinness World Records book is now available.

[via Laughing Squid and Telegraph.co.uk]

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Last year we introduced you to Zeus, an awesomely large and handsome Great Dane from Otsego, Michigan. Zeus weighs 155 lbs, measures 44 inches from foot to shoulder, and currently holds the Guinness World Record for World’s Tallest Dog.

Now we’d like you to meet Freddy, another awesomely large and handsome Great Dane. He lives in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England with his sister Fleur and their doting human Claire Stoneman. Freddy is only 18 months old and already weighs 154 lbs and measures 41 inches tall. And he’s still growing, which means he may overtake Zeus and claim the record.

When Freddy stands on his hind legs he stands a towering 7 feet 4 inches tall. Claire takes him on nighttime walks so that other dogs won’t be scared by his size.

‘If he wants to run after a dog I wouldn’t be able to stop him,’ said Miss Stoneman, who is 5ft 4in tall.

He also eats $125 worth of dog food each week - plus the occasional roast chicken or peanut butter on toast as a treat.

Visit Dailymail.co.uk for video footage of Freddy and Claire.

Photos by Matt Writtle.

[via Dailymail.co.uk and The Guardian]

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This is the Guinness World Record’s tallest dog, Zeus. He lives in Michigan. I really want one just like this!

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The Guinness Book of World Records is WEIRD.

Most steps walked down by a dog facing forwards balancing a glass of water  Really! (The record is 10.)

Most popping popcorn caught with both hands I think I might start training for this one. 26 in one minute? Ha.

Longest distance full-body burn without oxygen Annnnd, I’ll probably pass on this one.

Largest gathering of people dressed as leprechauns Okay, you get the point, right? WEIRD.

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Now this is scary!!! Meet the World’s tallest dog..This is no Photoshop!!! .(Photos and Video)

Zeus, the World’s tallest dog has died just days before his 6th birthday. He was 3ft 6 inches tall at the shoulder and when he stood on his back legs was an incredible 7ft 4in high.

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Zeus, tallest dog in the world, has died

WASHINGTON, Sept 13, 2014:

Zeus, the Great Dane who in 2012 earned the Guinness World Record as tallest dog in the world, has died at age five, a local US newspaper said.

Zeus died last week of old age, owner Kevin Doorlag told the Kalamazoo Gazette, a local daily in the midwestern US state of Michigan. He would have celebrated his sixth birthday in November.

The gentle giant, who measured 44 inches at the shoulder and more than seven feet tall when standing on his hind legs, weighed more than 150 pounds, the paper reported.

In 2012, when Zeus entered the records book, Doorlag said his massive canine often sparked astonishment when he took him on walks.

“The most common thing people ask is: ‘Is that a dog or a horse?’” he recounted, according to NBC news.