Harlequin Great Dane puppies have a marbled coat of black and white, floppy ears and a fast growth rate. A Harlequin coat is white with torn patches of black that may cover a large amount of the coat, or the coat may be mostly white, according to ChromaDane.
Harlequin ducks are small sea ducks. Their name comes from the distinct coloration of the male, which has a blue-gray body with white stripes and crescents, white spots on the head and neck, chestnut-colored sides and a blue bill.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.