The world’s tallest female dog

This Great Dane is officially being recognised as the world’s tallest female dog – standing 5ft 11in on her hind legs.

The world's tallest female dog
Nova, with owner Ann Suplee, became a world record breaker after the previous holder died

Weighing more than 11 stone ‘Super’ Nova, who lives with owner Ann Suplee in Addison, Illinois, was only recently given the title by the Guinness Book of Records.
Four inches taller than her father and eight inches taller than her mother, Nova eats up to 30lbs of food a week.

Nova perches on the edge of the breakfast bar at home.
The world's tallest female dog
Nova climbs into the back of her owner’s car in Addison, Illinois.