World's tallest dog dies at the age of 5

06:54 PM | 15 Sep, 2023
World's tallest dog dies at the age of 5
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The passing of Zeus, the remarkable Great Dane who held the title of the world's tallest male dog according to Guinness World Records, has left a void in the hearts of his loving owners. This gentle giant, measuring an astounding one meter in height, was just three years old at the time of his passing, with his fourth birthday just around the corner in November.

Tragically, Zeus succumbed to complications stemming from his battle with bone cancer, a condition that had earned him his prestigious record in 2022. Despite his initial diagnosis, his indomitable spirit shone through as he bravely faced surgery to amputate his front right leg in a bid to conquer the disease.

On a fateful Tuesday morning, he left this world, his head resting lovingly in the lap of his devoted owner, Brittany. Her father, Donnie Davis, shared the sombre news, revealing that Zeus had succumbed to amputation-related pneumonia, a heartbreaking end to a valiant struggle.

In Brittany's own words, expressed on the Guinness World Records' website, "We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our beloved dog, Zeus, the Guinness World Records title holder for the tallest living male dog." She continued, "Zeus was a truly special dog. He was gentle, loving, very stubborn but always happy to see his family and many, many friends on his adventures around Dallas & Fort Worth."

Zeus had lived a life filled with zest and enthusiasm, achieving more in his three short years than many could hope for in a lifetime. He had become an integral part of the community in Dallas and Fort Worth, where people were often enchanted by his presence during his daily walks. Many would jestingly ask if they could ride him like a horse, to which the answer was always a playful "no."

Zeus's charm extended beyond his towering stature. With a laid-back demeanour and an unmistakable streak of mischief, he had the ability to steal hearts and even the occasional morsel of food from countertops. Brittany affectionately described him as "very laid back" yet incredibly strong-willed, his audacious adventures including sipping from the kitchen sink.

Craig Glenday, the editor-in-chief of Guinness World Records, paid tribute to Zeus's infectious spirit, saying, "Zeus always brought a smile to our faces - he was such a larger-than-life character and spread joy wherever he went."

In his memory, Brittany had launched a fundraising campaign to ensure he received the best possible care during his illness, a testament to the love and devotion Zeus had inspired in those who knew him. While he may no longer be with us, the memory of Zeus, the "truly special dog," will continue to live on in the hearts of all who were fortunate enough to cross paths with this remarkable canine giant.

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Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Tuesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.1 for selling and 288.15 for buying purposes for customers.

Euro price moves down by Rs2 to 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling after increase.

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Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 November 2022

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.1 288.15
Euro EUR 312 315
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 362
U.A.E Dirham AED 78 78.75
Saudi Riyal SAR 76.25 77
Australian Dollar AUD 186 187.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 759 767
Canadian Dollar CAD 208 210
China Yuan CNY 39.93 40.33
Danish Krone DKK 41.88 42.28
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.24 36.59
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.55 1.63
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 916.38 925.38
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.44 175.44
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 741.26 749.26
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.63 78.33
Singapore Dollar SGD 210 212
Swedish Korona SEK 26.93 27.23
Swiss Franc CHF 323.37 325.87
Thai Bhat THB 8 8.04

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Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 28 November 2023

On Tuesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,600, and the price for 10-gram gold saw increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,557.

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Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

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Lahore PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Karachi PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Islamabad PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Peshawar PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
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Sialkot PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Attock PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
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Jehlum PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Multan PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Bahawalpur PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Gujrat PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
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Chakwal PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
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