Video: Meet Tigger the bloodhound who has the longest ears on a dog ever

Video: Meet Tigger the bloodhound who has the longest ears on a dog ever

Published 21 July 2016

While taking a look through the huge Guinness World Records video library we found this amazing clip of Tigger the Bloodhound who holds the record for the Longest ears on a dog ever.
 
 
His super-long lobes measure a total of 69.1 cm (2 ft 3 in).
 
His left ear is 34.2 cm (13.5 in) long and his right ear is even longer at 34.9 cm (13.75 in).
 
Longest ears on a dog ever Tigger portrait

 
Tigger won many show titles including over 180 Best of Breed awards. He was even inducted into the Bloodhound 'Hall of Fame' in 2003.
 
Tigger with owners

 
This incredible canine is owned by Bryan and Christina Flessner who are from St Joseph, Illinois in the USA.
 
Bryan told Guinness World Records that he had to spend a lot of time cleaning and looking after the dog’s record-breaking ears.
 
Longest ears on a dog ever Tigger header

 
Tigger met fellow record-setting pooch Sweet Pea during a photoshoot for the Guinness World Records 2010 book.
 
Tigger and Sweet Pea

 
Tigger sadly passed away in October 2009 - but his name lives on in the history books.
 
Tigger longest ears

 
A black and tan coonhound named Harbor has the Longest ears on a dog living, with measurements of 31.1 cm (12.25 in) for the left ear and 34.3 cm (13.5 in) for the right, as of 8 June 2010.
 
This breed is traditionally a hunting dog and is famous for its droopy ears which it uses to sweep up scents from the ground. However, with his Guinness World Records title Harbor is way ahead of the pack.
 
Harbor Longest ears on a living dog

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