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Great Dane

They are gentle giants, also known as the 'Apollo' of dogs.


Average Size:

Weight Range:
Male: 54 - 90 kg

Female: 45 - 59 kg

Height Range:
Male: 76 - 86 cm

Female: 71 - 81 cm

8 - 10 years

Bred For:
They were originally bred to hunt wild boar.

Despite their size and appearance, they are friendly, sociable, mild-mannered and easy-going dogs.

Compatibility With Pets/Children:
They love to play and are good with children and other pets.

Health Risks:
Bloat, hip dysplasia, cardiomyopathy, allergies, osteosarcoma

Grooming Requirements:
They require regular brushing.

Exercise Requirements:
They require 30-60 minutes of daily exercise, in the form of long walks or at a large yard to play in.

Nutritional Requirements:
They require protein, carbohydrates and fat.

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