Great Dane

The ultimate warm and loyal, gentle giant!

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Description

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Life Expectancy
7-8 years
Learning Rate
High
Litter Size
5 to 12
Size
Huge
Weight
Dogs: 120-200 pounds
Bitches: 100-130 pounds
Height
Dogs: 30-34 inches
Bitches: 28-32 inches
Other Names
Deutsche Dogge, German Mastiff, Grand Danois
Country of Origin
Germany
Groups
AKC Working Dogs, FCI Group II.: Pinscher and Schnauzer- Molossoid Breeds - Swiss Mountain and Cattle Dogs, TKC Working
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The Great Dane is a giant dog that combines nobility with robustness and power with elegance. It is regal in appearance, having dignity, strength and elegance. This breed is the tallest of dog breeds with its great size and well-formed muscled body. The Great Dane is known as the friendly giant, it should show no unprovoked aggression.

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This breed is gentle, loyal, affectionate, and patient; it makes a great family dog. It makes a perfect companion to children. Adapts well to city life if given plenty of space and exercise. Despite its large size it should not be kenneled but kept indoors as a member of the family.

Temperament

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The Great Dane loves everyone and needs to be around people. It is brave, loyal, responsible and dependable. The Great Dane does not bark much and only becomes aggressive when the circumstances require.

It makes a good watchdog. Because of its giant size, the Great Dane should be thoroughly obedience trained when young so it will be manageable when fully grown. It may be stubborn, but early training will help alleviate this problem.

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It is important to teach this giant dog not to lean against people, especially children.It may be dog aggressive, especially with same sex dogs. It is good with other dogs if it is raised with them from puppyhood. The Great Dane truly loves the comforts of home and you may find it sleeping in your big easy chair. This breed needs plenty of exercise, minimal is a long daily walk.

Colors

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Brindle, fawn, blue, black or harlequin.

Coat

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Short, dense, smooth, sleek. The coat is easy to groom. Comb, brush and dry shampoo when necessary. Keep nails trimmed. Comb and brush with a firm bristle brush and dry shampoo when necessary. This breed is an average shedder.

Health Issuess

Health Issues

The Great Dane is not a long-lived breed. Beware of hip dysplasia. To help prevent the chance of hip or elbow dysplasia developing make sure your dog is on a healthy, well proportioned diet, and avoid excessive running and jumping while still a puppy as this can be hard on the developing joints. Do not jog with this dog until it is at least one year old. Be aware that due to their size they have an increased chance of bloat, leading to a twisted stomach, feed two or three small meals a day, instead of one large one. Tumors, heart disease, and tail injuries can occur.  To minimize the risk of your Great Dane developing any hereditary health issues, you should buy a Great Dane puppy from a reputable Great Dane breeder.

Living Environment

A Great Dane will find apartment life acceptable as long as it is given sufficient exercise. It may be relatively inactive thus a home with a large yard would be better.

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