A miniature Great Dane is simply a Great Dane that is smaller than average. The American Kennel Club and the Great Dane Club of America both recognize only one type of Great Dane, a dog standing a minimum of 30 inches hi... More »

Great Danes are one of the largest breeds of dog, standing at a minimum 30 inches at the shoulder for males and 28 inches for females. According to Dane Rescue, the average weight of this breed is 135 pounds, but it can ... More »

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Adopting a Great Dane from the Great Dane Rescue of Tampa Bay, Inc. requires choosing a dog and filling out and mailing an application. The rescue only places dogs in Florida, so applicants must be residents of the state... More »

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The color of a Great Dane, also known as a German Mastiff, does not affect the other features of the dog, but brown is not considered a breed standard color. Brown Great Danes may not be recognized due to this deviation ... More »

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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 t... More »

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The owner of a Great Dane puppy must make behavior training a priority because of how large the dog becomes. A Great Dane that has not been well trained as a puppy eventually becomes impossible to control as an adult. More »

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The Great Dane was bred by German hunters to primarily hunt wild boar. Eventually, the breed was also used to hunt bear and deer. The Great Dane was originally a cross between an Irish Wolfhound and an Old English Mastif... More »