Great Dane Dog Review
Great Dane was dubbed the world’s largest dog breed because of the height can reach 160 cm when measured from ground level to the tip of the ear. This dog will feel most happy when they spend time with the owner and family. This breed is very loving family, including the owner and his family.
Races are popular in the cartoon “Scooby Doo“, representing the race is on screen and wide screen. but in the movie Scooby Doo as a timid dog, unlike the Great Dane. he’s not timid dog like Scooby Doo. In medieval times they used to berbutu boar, so often referred to as the German Boarhound.
Great Dane also found among the royal familiar Europe, especially Germany which is the homeland. So very different from the antics of Scooby that we see so far, right?
Height: Dogs 30-34 inches (. 76-86 cm) Bitches 28-32 inches (71-81 cm.) Weight: 120-200 pounds Dogs Bitches 100-130 pounds (45-59 kg (54-90 kg.) .) Dogs with larger more valuable size.
Its appearance is very elegant, and dignified support to the large size of high, long and strong legs. Great Dane is a noble looking dog and very well proportioned to give the impression of elegant surprise. This is the dog that bit higher with chest high and square appearance. Is a rectangular-shaped head with large ears, triangle, and floppy disks. His tail is broad at the base, narrowed to a point, and reach the hock joint.
Great Dane has a short, soft fur with yellowish brown (tan) with black masks, black, blue, black and gold set in a punctate pattern (golden yellow background with black striping). Coat (black with white trim, including white collar, chest, legs and other signs), and white with black spots (harlequin).
Although white and merle dogs are possible, they are not allowed in the show ring. Harlequins must have the correct patch ragged but not black like Dalmatian spots.
Great Dane Temperament
Great dane has excellent properties, gentle, calm, not aggressive, rarely barks, and easy to train. These dogs tend to be friendly to anyone including the other animals, not a coward and not aggressive. Suited to be combined with any breed, including the world’s smallest dog, Chihuahua. Great Dane is a nice dog, Great Dane has one of the most sincere temperament of all dogs. They also usually behave well with other animals and other dogs.
This breed because of its size, it will take some space so they are not recommended for life in a small flat area require their own garden and feel comfortable.
These dogs are prone prone to hip dysplasia, bloat, heart disease, tumors and head injuries. Bloat is a medical emergency that can cause terrible pain and prove fatal in an estimated 40% of all cases. This is the gastric dilatation of the stomach caused by an unusual accumulation of gas / liquid. It can be dangerous enough in itself, but sometimes it leads to the second stage is called volvulus, which is a stomach turning or torque. It closes the stomach from the rest of the body and prevent any sort of gas or fluid in the accumulation of escape. Growing belly, leaving a series of catastrophic events that in many cases can be avoided only by emergency surgery.
Jogging is not recommended until the dog is at least one year, but walking is required.
Life expectancy at birth:
Average is below 10 years, but few can live up to 12-13 years.
Although the large size, Great Dane does not require a great place for dog care does not require exercise. Over exercise can actually cause damage to the legs.