How Big Does a Great Dane Bed Need to Be?


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Since adult Great Danes grow to measure a 28 to 30 inches at the shoulder, keep this size in mind when selecting a dog bed. Dog bed retailers offer extra-large beds, for large dog breeds, that measure approximately 50 to 55 inches long by 36 to 42 inches wide.

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How Big Does a Great Dane Bed Need to Be?
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Be sure to include ample room around the dog bed for the dog's head and neck, so the dog can lie comfortably stretched out on its side or stomach. The dog bed should provide ample cushioning. Dogs, especially puppies, sleep together as a family, so place the bed where the dog feels secure but is not isolated.

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