Great Dane

The Great Dane breed became lovable during the 1700s. However, they have been around for many centuries. This breed is active, affectionate, friendly, easily trainable, sociable, etc. Also, they are not meant for small spaces like apartments because of their size. However, this breed belongs to the working dog breed group. Also, the Great Dane breed costs around $1000 – $2000 depending on every breeder. 

Breed Information

Dog SizeGiant
ColourWhite, Black, Blue, Brindle, Fawn
Dog Breed GroupWorking
Height28-34 inches
Weight100-200 pounds
Coat LengthShort
Life Span7-10 years
CharacteristicsThe Great Dane breed holds characteristics like sociable, affectionate, eager to please, relaxed, etc.
HistoryThe history of the Great Dane breed can be seen in the artefacts of Egyptians of 3000 BC as well as Babylonian temples which were created during 2000 BC. This breed is also known as Boar Hounds and became famous during the 1700s.
PersonalityThe Great Dane breed is known to be best-natures as they are affectionate, sweet, relaxed, and likes to please people including strangers, etc. However, they do need socialization as well as proper training at an early age.
HealthThe Great Dane breed remains healthy and active most of their lives. But they can also face some health issues like any other breed. The health conditions can be hip dysplasia, gastric torsion, bone cancer, heart issues, etc. Taking them to a vet regularly can be helpful.
CareThe giant size of the Great Dane breed creates no hindrance for them to be nice house dogs. However, they are not suitable to stay in an apartment. Also, during winter they can feel cold and likes to remain indoors with daily 60 minutes of walking.
FeedingThis breed requires proper feed to stay healthy and live a long life. It is mandatory their feed should be of top quality and should be decided by a vet. Plus, the feed should be according to their weight, metabolism, age, etc.
Coat Color And GroomingThe Great Dane breed has a short coat which is available in colours like fawn, brindle, harlequin, black, blue, mantle, etc. Also, they require proper grooming from time to time which includes brushing o their teeth, nails trimming, etc.
Relationship with Children And Other PetsThis breed is of good nature and can be great around kids or adult children. They are gentle as well as sweet which is why they also easily gel up with other pets or animals. However, they can be protective sometimes.
Temperament and TrainingThe Great Dane breed is gentle and of nice nature. They can be trained easily as they are sociable, friendly, etc. Also, the training should be reward-based and consistent.
PriceAround $1000 - $2000

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