The Guinness Book of World Records Remembers Zeus, The World’s Tallest Dog

In honor of its 60th anniversary, the renowned Guinness World Records is looking back on the people, animals, places, and things that helped shape the year. One such story is that of Zeus, the Great Dane who stood over seven feet tall and held the most recent record for “World’s Tallest Dog.” Sadly Zeus passed away in September 2014 at the age of five.

Guinness World Records celebrates the world’s tallest dogs. Hear commentary on Zeus, the tallest dog ever at 44in, and watch his owners fill us in on life with a record breaking pet. Interviews with animal and veterinary specialists give insight into the nature of the Great Dane and what makes this iconic animal so special.