What Breed of Dog Is Marmaduke?

Marmaduke, the family dog of the Winslow family in the comic strip bearing his name, is a Great Dane. Marmaduke is an important part of the humor in the comic strip and exhibits many characteristics that are not typical of dogs.

The comic strip was adapted into a major motion picture in 2010. The movie was live action, and the dog used to play Marmaduke was a Great Dane voiced by Owen Wilson. In the movie, the Winslow family packs up and moves from Kansas to California, and what follows are the crazy antics of Marmaduke adjusting to life in Orange County, Calif.