Great Dane


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Great Dane

a very large (28-32 inches tall) dog with broad head, small ears carried erect but folded over, a long neck and long tail. Called also German mastiff. The breed is predisposed to cystinuria, spondylolisthesis, osteochondrosis, hypertrophic osteodystrophy and gastric dilatation.
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Great Dane, harlequin.
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RECOVERING: The great dane pup was stolen and dumped at Forfar loch, above, after the thief failed to sell it for just pounds 50
Great Dane, a manufacturer of dry van, refrigerated and platform trailers, has long been regarded as the industry leader in technology, innovation and quality.
Later he is comforted by Ashley; STRICKEN BY GRIEF: Chesney, played by Sam Aston, sobs as he tries in vain to revive his pet Great Dane Schmeichel after he is knocked over by Claire's bus
Great Dane Power Equipment, which had nearly $23 million in sales in 1999, was incorporated in 1996 by Dane Scag.
Researchers found owners of the giant Great Danes, which weigh about 120lbs, fork out on average pounds 670 over its lifetime in ripped sofas and chewed cables.
until their Great Dane decides to get in on the action; THE WOOF CAVES IN; Chesney and Kirk can only look on in astonishment as the tub, with Les, Cilla and the dog, comes through the ceiling
Greg Scoggins, another private investor and National Account Manager of Great Dane Trailers, adds, "The talent that Jim Deupree has assembled at ePlaced.
Cecil harbours Group-race aspirations for Great Dane this year and, as the Danehill colt is up against a few questionable characters today, he should make light of his penalty under Kieren Fallon.
Jackie would not reveal how much the pups cost, but normally Great Dane pups would be sold for around pounds 500 each.
In addition to its Great Dane Trailer and sheet metal stamping subsidiaries, the company also has an approximate 44 percent share of the Chicago taxicab market through its Yellow Cab Company subsidiary, and also owns a small insurance company which provides property and casualty insurance.
But just like that other famous Great Dane - cartoon favourite Scooby-Doo - Macey doesn't doo things by halves.
nKieren Fallon rode one of his strongest hands-and-heels finishes to win yesterday's Group 3 Prix Andre Baboin at Lyon Parilly on Great Dane, who paid odds of just over 5-2 for a win on the Pari-Mutuel, writes Desmond Stoneham.