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World's Tallest Dog - Is it Titan or George or Zeus?
World's Largest Dog Zeus - Guinness Book World Record Holder - Taller
then George and Titan
The Guinness World Records 2013
book published Thursday recognizes Zeus of Otsego, Michigan as the world's
Tallest Dog. The 3-year-old measures 44 inches from foot to shoulder, but
only 155 pounds. Standing on his hind legs, Zeus stretches to 7-foot-4 and
towers over his owner, Denise Doorlag. Zeus is just an inch taller than the
previous record-holder, Giant George.
Old Record Holders
Titan and George
Titan the Great Dane has something to really bark about – he's just been named
the World's Tallest Dog by the Guinness World Records, reports Sign On San
Diego. At 42.25 inches tall, the 4-year-old dog from San Diego is deaf,
epileptic and partly blind, Titan's proud owner Diana Taylor told Sign On San
Diego. Taylor adopted her 190-pound Great Dane in 2005 from a rescue group in
Tennessee. "It's not just wonderful for Titan," she told Sign On San Diego.
"It's wonderful for all dogs."
Is it George?
The owners of George told the Arizona Daily Star he's taller than Titan, the
Great Dane named the tallest dog last week by Guinness World Records. According
to the story, Dave Nasser said jokingly:
"George feels he needs vindication." Nasser and friends Paul O'Rourke and Dana
Murray, who are campaigning to get George into the record book, are taking
responsibility for not completing George's application in time to take down
In order to get the most accurate (and flattering) measurement possible, the
team took longer to get a veterinarian to verify that George is 43 inches tall
at the shoulder, rather than 42 inches flat or 42.625 inches, as previous
measurements found. Titan, owned by Diana Taylor of San Diego, is 42.25 inches