Zeus, world's tallest dog, dies at age five
Features Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:30
The News Minute | September 12, 2014 | 07:59 pm IST Zeus, the world's tallest dog, died in Michigan last week at the age of five. He held the Guinness World Record for the tallest living dog. He was owned by Kevin and Denise Doorlag of Otsego, Michigan, USA. A Great Dane, Zeus was 44 inches tall at the shoulder, 7 feet, 4 inches on his hind legs and weighed 155 pounds, states Guinness World Records. He ate around 12 cups of food a day (equivalent to one whole 30-lb bag of food). ( All images courtesy: Guinness World Record ) Kevin Doorlag told Michigan Live that he will remember Zeus as a 'wonderful dog'. "We'll really miss him," he said. Zeus, who also served as a therapy dog, died just two months short of his sixth birthday from symptoms of old age. Watch this video of Zeus by The Guinness World Record.