Freddy, the great Dane who was recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the largest dog in the world, He passed away at the age of eight in Essex, UK, on January 27.
In 2016, the animal became one of the most popular dogs, as well as a celebrity on social networks.
Claire Stoneman, its owner, told World Records that her pet “was not only the biggest dog in the world, it was also the most loving one with a big heart.”
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Stoneman fondly remembered his dog He emphasized that he was the one who brought him the most joy in his life.
“It was my life. The reason for me to be. My joy and also my discomfort. My happiness and now is the extreme of sadness. My heart was. He was one in a million and he was loved by the whole world.”
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Craig Glenday, editor-in-chief of the Guinness Book of Records, was commissioned to measure Freddy in 2016.
His height was 103 cm. However, When the dog stood on its hind legs, it reached a height of 203 cm. It should be noted that the measurement that is taken is the measurement of the dog in the normal position, that is, on all fours.
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Glenday also expressed his regret at Freddie’s passing and appreciated the opportunity to meet him.
Measuring the dog’s mountain was an unforgettable and challenging experience. I appreciate those occasions when I was able to spend time with him. Freddy brought smiles on the faces of so many people and we will miss him all. Glenday said, “I am grateful for celebrating his record with him and sharing his story with millions of people around the world. “.
In social networks, his followers also unfortunately shoot. Stoneman appreciated the love and supportive comments he had received since Freddie’s death.
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On Freddie’s Instagram account, his owner shared a photo of one of his footprints on paper, which he managed to paint over the night of his death. The next day, one of her friends noticed that the figure on the paper looked like the head of a Great Dane.
“This was Freddie’s last farewell,” he wrote in his letter.
According to the American Kennel Club, which specializes in dog breed registry in the United States, on average, a Great Dane can live between 8 and 10 years.
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