Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Pet Dog Breed – Great Danes

The Great Danes, the well-known giant size dog breed with gentle personality. Great Danes were stated similar and developed from the medieval boarhound, a Mastiff and Irish Wolfhound lines, a large hunting dog of the Danír tribe. Dane is known as the “Apollo of all dogs”. Male Great Dane referred to as “Hund” (the Hunt or Hunter) while female were “grey or grig”.

Danes combined with nobility, robustness and power with elegance. Its neck is long and muscular and its front legs are perfectly straight. It has muscular thighs and round feet with short, dark nails, their hair was short, thick, shiny and close-fitting.

Great Danes are dignified, kind, sweet and affectionate, it is playful and patient with children. Steady, responsible, dependable, brave and loyal, Danes doesn’t bark much and only becomes aggressive when the situation requires. It is perfect to thoroughly train Danes when they are young or on their puppy hood to be more obedient and manageable.

Great Danes, like most giant dogs, have a fairly slow metabolism. This results in less energy and less food consumption per pound of dog than in small breeds. They need plenty of exercise, at the very lease a long day walk.

Physical Appearances of Great Danes:

Height: Male Danes 30-24 inches (76-86 cm)

Female Danes or bitches 28-32 inches (71-81 cm)

Weight: Male Danes 120-200 inches (54-90 kg)

Female Danes or bitches 100-130 inches (45-59 kg)

Colors: Fawn: Yellow gold with a black mask.

Brindle: Fawn and black in a chevron stripe pattern.

Blue: The color shall be a pure steel blue.

Black: he color shall be a glossy black

Harlequin: Base color shall be pure white with black torn patches irregularly and well distributed over the entire body; a pure white neck is preferred.

Mantle: The color shall be black and white with a solid black blanket extending over the body; black skull with white muzzle; white blaze is optional; whole white collar preferred; a white chest; white on part or whole of forelegs and hind legs; white tipped black tail.

1 comment:

  1. Hi
    Im wondering why you have a picture of me and my dog on your website and I was not asked for permission for you to use my promote your website ..
    Can you please either credit me for this pic of myself and my harlequin stud dog Sultan , or kindly remove it from your website
    thank you
    Graysondane Kennels Perm Reg .


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