Log into your Newser account
Joined Newser on:
Find what you're looking for
More about Newser:
Want to contribute?
Suggest a Story
Get our apps:
Install our app:
Dog Dies at Age 8
Jan 30, 2021 6:30 AM CST
World's Tallest Dog Dies at Age 8
Freddy the Great Dane was also the 'dog with the most love and the biggest heart,' UK owner says
- He was born the runt of the litter, but Freddy certainly made up for that over time. The Great Dane from Essex, England, ended up becoming the tallest dog in the world, and that wasn't all that was large about the imposing pooch, who has died at the age...
He Returned From Jail to
Find Wife's Mutilated Body
Nov 5, 2019 10:45 AM CST
He Returned From Jail to Find Wife's Mutilated Body
Ohio's Mary Matthews likely killed by her Great Danes
- A man was released from jail Friday, only to find his wife had been killed the same day, likely by her own dogs, according to Ohio police. Dale Matthews says he called his son to pick him up from Warren County Jail, where he was held on a warrant for...
She Likened Her Dogs to Art, Is
Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty
Dec 12, 2017 1:27 PM CST
She Likened Her Dogs to Art, Is Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty
Christina Fay of Wolfeboro, NH, to be sentenced within 30 days
- Animal cruelty cases are always dismal. This one out of New Hampshire is also somewhat bizarre. Christina Fay of Wolfeboro was found guilty Tuesday on 10 animal cruelty charges related to the 84 Great Danes that were seized from her mansion in June. WMUR reports she ran a kennel called...
Dies at Age 5
Sep 12, 2014 1:00 PM CDT
Zeus, World's Tallest Dog, Dies at Age 5
The Mich. Great Dane towered over his owners at 7 feet 4 inches on his hind legs
- It’s going to be a tall order to replace the Doorlags' dog, if that's even possible. The Otsego, Mich., family is mourning Zeus, their beloved Great Dane, who died last week at the age of 5, the AP reports. The colossal canine—who simply died of old age,...
Great Dane Guzzles 43 Socks
Sep 4, 2014 4:59 AM CDT
Great Dane Guzzles 43 Socks
Dog places 3rd in 'They Ate WHAT?' contest
- It's not unheard of for naughty dogs to gulp down socks—but chowing down on 43 of them is probably the record. A Great Dane in Portland, Ore., brought to an animal hospital with what an X-ray found was "a lot of foreign material in his stomach" had...
Feb 23, 2010 5:04 AM CST
Guinness Crowns George World's Tallest Dog
Arizona Great Dane stands 43 inches from paw to shoulder
- A gargantuan Great Dane from Arizona has been officially named as not just the world's tallest dog, but the tallest dog
. Officials from the
Guinness Book of World Records
traveled to Tucson to measure the behemoth after receiving conflicting measurements. They confirmed that Giant George stands 43 inches from...
7-Foot Dog Has
High Hopes for
Oct 8, 2009 11:42 AM CDT
7-Foot Dog Has High Hopes for World Record
North Dakota specimen, ermm, Boomer, stands 3 ft tall and 7 ft long
- The owner of a North Dakota dog who drinks from the kitchen sink and stares motorists right in the eye thinks he’s a candidate for world’s tallest dog. Boomer, a 180-pound Landseer Newfoundland, measures 3 feet at the shoulders and 7 feet nose to tail. His owner plans...
Popular on Newser
Motherhood May Bring On Interesting Quirk
'Open Secret' at Chicken Slaughterhouses: Kids at Work
In an Unannounced Outing, Carters Attend Plains Festival
Bundchen: 'Now I'm Living,' Not Just 'Surviving'
He's Erasing a 2012 Murder, One Pitch at a Time
On This Day:
10 Years of Headlines
We're glad you're here.
As an ad-supported site,
Newser can't exist without ads.
To read our stories, you'll
need to tweak one thing.
OK, tell me what to do
If you're using:
An ad-blocker, please whitelist Newser
by clicking the ad-blocker icon in your browser.
(Examples: Adblock Plus
, and Ghostery
A DuckDuckGo extension in your browser, please access Newser without it: Either by removing it, whitelisting us, or using another browser.
Thanks so much.