Zeus, the world’s largest dog, dies after cancer surgery

Zeus, the three-year-old Great Dane who won the ‘Largest living male dogThe 2022 Guinness World Record sadly died on Tuesday September 12 after a battle with cancer.

According to Guinness World RecordsZeus was recently diagnosed with bone cancer and had to have his right front leg amputated.

After the operation on September 8, the dog developed pneumonia. After veterinarians discovered Zeus’ cancer, the dog’s owner, Brittany Davis, created a GoFundMe to raise donations so she could provide the best care possible for the gentle giant.

Sadly, on September 12, Davis shared the terrible news of the dog’s passing. GoFundMe page.

“Our little boy is gone. Our hearts are broken. He had the best doctors who would sit on the floor and cry with us,” Brittany wrote.

She continued, “He fought hard but the pneumonia was just too bad. He no longer suffers. He is resting peacefully.

Brittany also thanked everyone who donated to support Zeus’ medical bills during his heartbreaking battle with cancer. The fur mom wrote: “All the donations went to him and we appreciated every one of them. It made our hearts a little lighter to know that there are so many good people in the world willing to help those in need.

In a Guinness World Records report, Brittany also shared that “Zeus died with his head in his mother’s lap, clawing at her ears and kissing her until the very end. He was three and a half years old. »

“We know Zeus is in a better place now, running free and eating the good stuff off the counters of heaven. We will never forget it. Goodbye Zeusy, we love you! Cancer sucks! »

Zeus was named the tallest living male dog in 2022. He was a gray and brown Great Dane from Bedford, Texas, United States and stood 1.046 meters (3 ft 5.18 in) tall.

The gentle giant was a gift to Brittany, who said she always dreamed of having a Great Dane from her brother.

Rest in peace, Zeus! You will forever be in our hearts.


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