Michigan Great Dane named world's tallest dog
Zeus drinks from the kitchen faucet in Otsego, Mich. / AP Photo/Guinness World Records 2013 Book, HO, Kevin Scott Ramos
(AP) OTSEGO, Mich. - A Great Dane from Michigan is doggone tall.
The Guinness World Records 2013 book published Thursday recognizes Zeus of Otsego, Mich., as the world's Tallest Dog.
The 3-year-old measures 44 inches from foot to shoulder.
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.
Zeus weighs 155 pounds and eats a 30-pound bag of food every two weeks.
Doorlag says she had to get a van to be able to transport Zeus.
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