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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The couple, who have another great dane, 10-yearoild Bronwen, have shown dogs before, but never seriously and never at Crufts.
Even though Bram has the size of a Great Dane, he has the character of a Labrador, he is friendly and calm.
The Great Danes are 250th in the nation in scoring, compared to the Blue Devils, who come in at sixth with 78.
TOP DOGS: Jayne Cameron with Horace, above, and their fellow members of The Great Dane Owners Forum sponsored walk in Redcar
But, alas, the story has been written, and Great Danes do not live forever.
But she wanted to sign for the package and after he handed her the device, one of the Great Danes leapt up.
The 245lb Giant George, who eats nearly 110lb of food every month, beat the previous record holder, Titan, a Great Dane from San Diego, California, by 0.
At Jonesboro, Great Dane Trailers will temporarily shut down its manufacturing facility due to "a significant, continued downturn in trailer orders," according to an article in the Jonesboro Sun.
The 110-pound great dane owned by an Iranian-American girl is one of 100 finalists in the Milk-Bone Spokesdog contest.
This four-year-old great Dane lives with owner Margaret Reid in Stepps, near Glasgow.
She brought with her the basics of civilization--including a portable bowling alley, an ice cream maker, a Great Dane and a full-sized circus tent: hers is a lively, compelling saga indeed.