Great Dane
German Mastiff, Deutsche Dogge

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Great Dane
German Mastiff
Deutsche Dogge

Germany, Middle Ages.
This breeds origins can be traced to the dogs brought to Europe by the Alans, these mastiff dogs were probably crossed with greyhounds to create the great dane

Companion, Guarding

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 10 years of age

Weight & Height
100 to 150 pounds & 28-34 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Bloat, Hip Dysplasia & tail injuries, Osteosarcoma, Wobbler Syndrome.

Physical Description
Very large, muscular and squarely built dog with a big, rectangular head and drop ears that are natural or crop. The eyes are dark and almond-shaped and the tail is long and tapered.

Lovable gentle giants. Affectionate companion & loyal guard dog. loves children and can be a very gentle playmate and loyal guardian for them. This breed may be distrustful with other dogs


Living Conditions
This is a breed for the Suberbs, Not the city

Only light brushing needed

Adults need strenuous daily exercise

Coat Texture
Short, smooth coat

Coat Colors






5-12 pups per litter. Needs early obedience training

Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club


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Great Dane

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