Giant George, the word’s tallest dog, passed away just a month shy of his eighth birthday in Tucson, Ariz.

A blue Great Dane, he stood 7-foot-3 tall when standing on his hind legs and was named the "Tallest Dog Ever" by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2010.

Giant George weighed 245 pounds and ate a whopping 180 pounds of food a month.

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