Animals >>

Great Dane

Great Dane
[Jump to Article]

Great Dane Facts

Common Name:
Most widely used name for this species
Great Dane
The area where the animal first came from
How long (L) or tall (H) the animal is
81cm (32in)
The measurement of how heavy the animal is
45kg (100lbs)
How long the animal lives for
7 years
The domestic group such as cat or dog

Great Dane Location

Map of Great Dane Locations
Map of Europe

Great Dane

The Great Danes large and imposing appearance belies its friendly nature, the breed is often referred to as a gentle giant. Great Danes are generally well-disposed toward other dogs, other non-canine pets, wild animals, and humans (including strangers and children).

Some Great Danes, as with dogs of any breed, may have dominance issues, may be aggressive with other dogs of the same sex, or chase small animals, however, this is quite rare.

Note, this article is flagged as incomplete and is scheduled to be updated.

Are you Safe?

Are you Safe? is an online safety campaign by If something has upset you, the Are you Safe? campaign can help you to speak to someone who can help you.

Are you Safe?

Great Dane Comments

"The cute it's thinks in the world "
"i love that you can always find what you need here!" "
"i love that you can always find what you need here!"
Showing 3 of 3 comments.

Post Comment

Please enter a nickname which you can use to identify your comment, but which others can not use to identify you. Please do not use your online usernames/handles which you use for social networking.

Article Tools

Add to Phobia Filter
Update your Great Dane phobia filter.
Print Article
View printer friendly version of Great Dane article.
Source/Reference Article
Learn how you can use or cite the Great Dane article in your website content, school work and other projects.

First Published: 10th November 2008, Last Updated: 10th September 2018

1. David Burnie, Dorling Kindersley (2008) Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 10 Nov 2008]
2. David Burnie, Kingfisher (2011) The Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2011]
3. Dorling Kindersley (2006) Dorling Kindersley Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 10 Nov 2008]
4. Richard Mackay, University of California Press (2009) The Atlas Of Endangered Species [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2009]
5. Tom Jackson, Lorenz Books (2007) The World Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 10 Nov 2008]
Subscribe to A-Z Animals and enjoy our website without advertising! Subscribe Now