Great Dane Puppies are friendly family pet. Here is your informative A-list of Great Dane. The Great Dane is known as German Mastiff, Deutsche Dogge or Danish Hound. This dog breed is normally known as the “Apollo of all dogs”. It is one of the tallest dog breed and one of the very old breed. Some similar dogs to the Great Dane were appeared on Greek currency dating back to 36 B.C. Alans brought some dogs which has Mastiff appearance to Germany. This group of dog is good at killing bears and wild boars. This group of dog mixed with Irish wolfhound and become the dog breed which we called Great Dane today.
Facts about Great Dane Puppies
- Temperament – The Great Dane is known as gentle giant. They are loving, sweet, loyal, courageous, charming and affectionate with family. Great Danes are very kind in nature; they can get along well with children and other pets. It is a must to start obedient training and socialization for Great Dane puppies during puppyhood. Due to their large body size, we must teach Great Dane do not jump or lean on people or objects. They are good in tracking or carting. They are also a good watchdog or guard dog. The Great Dane is not aggressive at all and they seldom bark. The Great Dane is a people-oriented dog and great companion for family.
- Appearance – The Great Dane has a powerful muscular body. They look regal, elegant and noble. The head is rectangular and the muzzle is deep. They have a pair of medium sized dark eyes and the ears usually are cropped. The Great Dane has a long and muscular neck. The tail is broad at the base and tapering to a point. They have strong legs and the front legs are very straight. The coat is thick and short.
Great Dane Breed Information
|Height||76-86cm (male) and 71-81cm (female)|
|Weight||54-90kg (male) and 45-59kg (female)|
|Colour||Fawn, black, blue, brindle, harlequin and mantle|
|Group||Working Breed Dog|
|Life Span||8 – 10 years|
|Exercise Ability||Daily long walk is needed|
|Grooming Requirements||Brush with bristle occasionally. This breed is average shedder|
|Environment||Large fenced yard|
|Recognition||FCI, NZKC, CCR, DRA, NKC, CKC, KCGB, UKC, AKC, ANKC, APRI, ACR|
Some common health issue for Great Dane is hip dysplasia, heart disease and hypothyroidism. The Great Dane is not a long live breed.
If you are looking for Great Dane Puppies for sale, you may try to adopt a Great Dane from your local shelter or look for Great Dane breeders. Here is some sharing about how to take care new Shih Tzu Puppies and how to socialize your Pitbull Puppies.