By Alaa Elassar, CNN
Freddy, a Great Dane celebrated by Guinness World Records as the tallest dog in the world, has died.
The pooch, who lived in Essex, England, with his owner Claire Stoneman, measured 3 feet and 4 inches (103.5 cm) from foot to withers, or the highest spot on a dog’s back. When standing, he towered over people at a massive 7 feet and 5.5 inches tall (226 cm).
Height-wise, Freddy stood somewhere in between NBA greats LeBron James and Shaquille O’Neal.