Whoa, now THAT's a big dog!

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By Animal Tracks
A handout picture released by Guinness World Records taken on Nov. 3, 2011 shows 3-year-old Great Dane called Zeus from Otsego, Mich.Guinness World Records via AFP - Getty Images

With a name like Zeus, this dog was born to tower over all others, and now he’s officially being recognized as the world's tallest by Guinness World Records.

Yup, that's the world's tallest dog -- imagine telling him to heel!Guinness World Records via AP

When the 3-year-old Great Dane stands up on his hind legs, he’s 7-foot-4, beating out the previous record-holder, Giant George, by an inch.

Zues measures 44 inches from foot to shoulder and weighs 155 pounds.Guinness World Records via AP

Owner Denise Doorlag tells the Associated Press that she had to buy a van just to truck this other-worldly, 155-pound hound around. 

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