|Other name(s) Zorba|
Owner Chris Eraclidas
|Species Canis lupus familiaris|
Breed English Mastiff
|Title World's Heaviest DogWorld's Longest Dog|
Similar Antis (dog), Appollo (dog), Arthur (dog)
Zorba - The World's Largest Dog Ever Lived
Zorba was bred by Mrs I. Prosser on 26 September 1981. His sire and dam were Stablemate's Bruno of Kisumu (American import) and Gildasan Valentine Daisy of Aicama. He was owned by Chris Eraclides of London, England.
Zorba initially set the record of heaviest dog in September 1987 at 314.5 pounds (142.7 kg).
In November 1989 Zorba was recorded as weighing 343 pounds (155.6 kg). Zorba stood 37 inches (94 cm) at the shoulder and was 8 feet 3 inches (251 cm) from the tip of his nose to the tip of his tail.