Great Dane

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The Great Dane breed is a Dutch dog popularized in the U.S. after the Great Dane Club of America was founded in 1889.

Great Danes have tall, powerful yet elegant frames. They have long, narrow heads with large nostrils and erect ears. Their eyes are dark, round and have an alert gaze. They have long necks, straight legs and chiseled bodies, medium-length tails and round feet. Their coats are thick, glossy and close fitting. Great Danes can come in fawn, brindle, black, blue, harlequin (white with black patches),mantle and merle. Overall, Great Danes look proportioned, dignified and powerful.

A healthy Great Dane can live as long as 13 years (the average live around 9 years).

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