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Great Dane

Great Dane is one of the giants and large dog breed in the entire world which is commonly referred as a gentle giant. Another name of Great Dane is German Mastiff.  His great size, powerful strength and the muscular body appears to be a dangerous dog but in reality, he is a very friendly dog.

Great Dane

He is a gentle, sweet, affectionate pet who loves to play with your children and one more thing which you should like about him that he loves people a lot including strangers.

Life Span 8 – 10 years
Color Brindle, Fawn, Black, Harlequin, Blue, Mantle
Temperament Devoted, Reserved, Gentle, Confident, Loving, Friendly
Height Male: 76–86 cm Female: 71–81 cm
Weight Male: 54–90 kg Female: 45–59 kg
Origin Germany
Group Working Group

His pleasing personality and nature help him to welcome visitors happily.In reality, Great Dane was originally bred for hunting purpose but today he would not be a good fit for it.

Have a look at some cute cuddles below…

Great Dane is a sweet and fast learner and can be easily trained in-house which is a positive point for him but it requires a lot of space.  Owing a big dog increases everything cost from a collar, dog food, and veterinary care .

Great Dane Breed Characteristics

Adapts well to Apartment Living
Sensitivity Level
Tolerates being Alone
Kids Friendly
Dog Friendly
Friendly toward Strangers
Easy to Train
Intelligence Level
Easy To Groom
Exercise Needs
Energy Level
Exercise Needs

If you want to take him on a trip then your vehicle should be an SUV.  Like many other giant dogs, he is a Short-lived dog which is a sad truth.

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