Great Dane
Great Dane
Size
Giant
Height
Males – at least 30 inches at the shoulderFemales – at least 28 inches at the shoulder
Weight
Males - 135 to 170 poundsFemales - 100 to 145 pounds
Coat
Short
Color
Brindle, fawn, blue, black, harlequin, or mantle
Energy
Medium
Activities
Agility, Obedience, Rally Obedience

A regal and majestic giant breed, the Great Dane was developed by the Germans to hunt boar. Spirited, courageous and dependable, the Great Dane is known for his elegant appearance and friendly, energetic personality. His gentle, loving disposition makes him an ideal family companion. Though their short coats require little attention, Great Danes need daily exercise.

Did you know?

The popular cartoon character “Scooby Doo” is a Great Dane.

Training Great Danes

Whether it's basic obedience, flying disc or running, it's easy to unlock your dog's hidden potential with our free Purina Pro Plan P5 training app, available for IOS and Android.