Posted by: Linda Trunell | December 6, 2013

Friday Fact – World’s Tallest Dog

Giant George

Verified as the world’s tallest dog by Guinness World Records.


(Photo Credit: Zuma/Newscom)

The Great Dane was 3 feet, 7 inches from paw to his shoulder and almost seven feet long and was actually the runt of the litter.  George passed away on Oct. 17, 2013 – one month before his 8th birthday.

His owners, Dave and Christie Nasser, say he was “Eager to play … this big Great Dane was scared of water, scared of dogs a fraction of his size and, most of all, scared of being alone.”

You can learn more about Giant George at


  1. I remember about Giant George and how sad I was as I read that he passed away.


    • Such a magnificent dog – and he was the runt of the litter!


  2. so sad he passed. I remember giant George.



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