Great Dane Information

Great Dane BreedPeople know a Great Dane when they see one. Towering over other dogs, the Great Dane is an elegant, lean dog with a gentle personality. Their strong large, bodies are surprisingly agile, and their personality is dignified and spirited.

The Great Dane is an old breed with a history dating back at least 400 years. At the time, boars were a major food source. They were a savage, swift animal to capture, so Europeans bred a superdog – the Great Dane – to hunt them. You would never know they had such violent origins from their docile, sweet personality today. They are exceptional with children and other dogs.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 2ft 2in - 2ft 11in     Weight: 110-175lbs
Lifespan: 7 - 10 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

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