White Great Dane dogs often suffer deafness and blindness due to the same genetic conditions that are responsible for their non-standard coat coloring. Breeding of Harlequin and mantle Danes is the most likely cause of these genetic conditions, according to the Great Da...
The six main types of Great Danes are black, blue, harlequin, mantle, fawn and brindle. Harlequin Great Danes are white with black patches, and mantle Great Danes are black and white with solid black torsos.
An American Great Dane is actually a German breed of dog whose origin dates back to the Middle Ages. It is one of the giant working dogs, often used in hunting and as a guardian, and is one of the tallest breeds, according Animal Planet.
A Great Dane likes spending time with their owner and soon becomes a member of the family. By making sure your Great Dane gets exercise and is fed appropriately, you can ensure his mental and physical well-being.
Chocolate is an unofficially recognized brown color of coat that occurs when specific recessive genes are expressed in the Great Dane. Great Danes are an extremely large breed of dog, capable of standing over 30 inches tall at the shoulder and weighing up to 200 pounds.
According to Rocky Mountain Great Dane Rescue, a Great Dane, on average, lives between seven and 10 years. However, some live until age 13 or 14.
According to the Dog Breed Info Center, a Great Dane can grow to 30 inches or more in height, with males on average being larger than females. Adult males are usually between 30 and 34 inches at the shoulder, while females grow to between 28 and 32 inches.