Zeus, the seven-foot-tall dog, died. This dog had earned the Guinness World Record in 2012 after measuring 44 inches in height. The dog breed is a great dane. Zeus, who lived in Otsego, Michigan., was named the world's tallest dog. Standing on his hind legs, he hit 7-foot-4 feet in height. He eventually died of natural causes. Zeus was also a local celebrity outside of Kalamazoo, Mich., where he enjoyed serving as a therapy dog, visiting area schools and hospitals, his owners said.
Zeus died at the age of 5. The sight of the huge hound often provoked reactions from stunned locals. The most common thing people ask is: 'Is that a dog or a horse? The Great Dane was officially the world’s tallest canine according to the record book. Was said to of died from symptoms of old age. the average lifespan for the breed is just six to eight years). COMMENT BELOW. SUBSCRIBE.