Meet Lou, the canine with record-breaking ears featured in Guinness World Information

Lou is a black and tan coonhound from Oregon, USA. Photograph: Courtesy Guinness World Information

A 3-year-old canine, Lou, with the longest ears has made it into this yr’s Guinness World Information.

The 2022 version of the annual publication was launched on Thursday and includes a host of recent record-breakers from world wide.

Three-year-old Lou is a black and tan coonhound. She’s a candy, sassy and good pup, Guinness World Records wrote on its official web site.

Every of Lou’s ears measure 13.38 inches. 

Each of Lous ears measure 13.38 inches. Photo: Courtesy Guinness World Records
Every of Lou’s ears measure 13.38 inches. Photograph: Courtesy Guinness World Information

“Lou is a black and tan coonhound, and all of them ought to have ears that reach not less than to the tip of their nostril.” defined the canine’s proprietor, Paige Olsen, who’s from Oregon, USA.

She stated that each one black and tan coonhounds have stunning lengthy ears, some are simply longer than others.


Paige Olsen, Lous owner, poses with her pup with a copy of the Guinness World Records 2022: Photo: Courtesy Guinness World Records
Paige Olsen, Lou’s proprietor, poses together with her pup with a duplicate of the Guinness World Information 2022: Photograph: Courtesy Guinness World Information

“Their lengthy ears drag on the bottom and fire up scents when they’re monitoring out within the discipline. It makes them nice at following lengthy, very previous or ‘chilly’ tracks that different breeds of canine might not choose up on,” Olsen was quoted as saying by the publication.

Olsen is a veterinary technician. She stated Lou’s ears don’t require any “particular upkeep” due to their size.

Lou’s ears do not require any special maintenance because of their length. Photo: Courtesy Guinness World Records
 Lou’s ears don’t require any “particular upkeep” due to their size. Photograph: Courtesy Guinness World Information

Olsen checks Lou’s ears as soon as a month for cleanliness and, within the winter, makes use of a ear hotter for canine to maintain the pup’s ears from dragging within the snow.

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