World's Tallest Dog Dies at Five

by Bidita Debnath on  September 13, 2014 at 11:49 PM Lifestyle News
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The Michigan Great Dane named Zeus - the world's tallest dog - has died at age 5.
 World's Tallest Dog Dies at Five
World's Tallest Dog Dies at Five
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Kevin Doorlag, owner of the dog, said that Zeus, who was 44 inches tall at the shoulder and 7 ft 4 inch on his hind legs, was entered in the Guinness World Records as the tallest living dog the made in 2012 edition, CBS News reported.

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The Otsego resident said that Great Dane, who weighed 165 pounds and consumed a 30-pound bag of food every two weeks, was a local celebrity in the Kalamazoo area and acted as a therapy dog at local schools and hospitals.

Doorlag added that Zeus, who was almost 6 and passed away due to old age, was a "great dog" and would be missed by his whole family.

Source: ANI
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