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Overview of Great Dane



Great Dane dog breed is Pure breed Giant in size. Fur of Great Dane is short, thick, smooth and clean. . Basic origin of Great Dane is Germany. Great Dane is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Fastest and Easiest to train, Great Dane is commonly Devoted, Reserved, Gentle, Friendly, Confident, Loving. Great Dane is also famous with Deutsche Dogge and German Mastiff names. Great Danes are generally well disposed toward other dogs, other non-canine pets, and familiar humans. They generally do not exhibit extreme aggressiveness or a high prey drive. The Great Dane is a very gentle and loving animal and with the proper care and training is great around children, especially when being raised with them. However, if not properly socialized a Great Dane may become fearful or aggressive towards new stimuli, such as strangers and new environments.
Great Dane is available in variety of colors. Colors.

Height and weight of Great Dane

Adult Male of Great Dane is about minimum 120 lb (54 kg) and adult female of Great Dane is about minimum 100 lb (45 kg) in Weight.
Height of Great Dane is commonly minimum 30 in (76 cm).

Common Health Issues of Great Dane


Great Dane has tendency to suffer from hip dysplasia and congenital heart diseases.  

Appearance of Great Dane

This is a tall dog with a moderately deep chest and a square appearance. The head is rectangular and is set on an aristocratic neck; the ears can be natural or cropped, and the tail is broad at the base, tapers to a point, and reaches the Pureoint when carried at ease. The whole dog is well-balanced and well-proportioned, a picture of grace and dignity.

Working Class of Great Dane

Basically Great Dane is Companion dog but is also used as Watch and Hunting and Guard dog.

Training of Great Dane

Great Dane is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Great Dane.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Great Dane should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Great Dane

Daily exercise for your Great Dane is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Great Dane is recommended Fetching,Tuging,Running,Swimming regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Great Dane with children and other pets

The Great Dane is a very gentle and loving animal and with the proper care and training is great around children, especially when being raised with them. However, if not properly socialized a Great Dane may become fearful or aggressive towards new stimuli, such as strangers and new environments

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The Great Dane is one of the world's tallest dog breeds.

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