Guess the breed…
The New Megatherium Breed Standard
the house help
is your dog running downhill even on level ground ? Here’s why…
the 52nd National Specialty of the Great Dane Club of Canada, September 10, 2016
127 years separate these two pictures.
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a short video
The present, and any future the Great Dane may have, is in your hands.
Is it going to be a future worthy of its past, or a future filled with pain and suffering?
It’s your decision.
Thank you for your attention.
source BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY Dogs of this generic mastiffoid hyper-type became popular at the latter half of the 20th century. …
dog show standards, breed standards
Athleticism, Trainability, Versatility are essential Great Dane traits and elements of Breed Type.
Animal abuse, vulgarity and poor education seem to go hand in hand
why don’t you try them on and “see”?
Origin and History of the Great Danish dog.
Norwegian Great Dane Club Specialty – Pinsetreffet 2016
Great Danes behind the Iron Curtain
The Duchess and the Poet, the Dane and the Greek, history, preservation breeding and, perhaps, some hope for aboriginal landraces…
Dogue ‘Allemand’ peut-être, mais pas plus Grand Danois.
Why some dogs look a picture stacked but fall apart when they move?
Very Fine Wine …
…a singularly non-informative expression and thoughts borne by it.
Great Dane skeleton drawing. Free to download.
an old postcard
early Doggen in art, boarhunting and musings of a Great Dane nature
of the Englische Docke, the Deutsche Dogge and the boarhunters in 18th century Germany
a note of the first American Great Dane standard and its reference to the Bull Terrier
the Great Dane & the Molosser malarkey
Heiko & the pseudo- Dane. A brilliant cartoon by R. Stolzewski.
The importance and function of the dog’s loin
Irrefutable scientific proof that the Great Dane is NOT a mastiff-type breed. Visit the post for more…
The reasons for the Type Deviation in the Great Dane breed.
The Great Dane in Europe is at breaking point. Visit the post for more…
The real history behind the Great Dane Color Code.
Typical Movement of the Great Dane – part I
A friend sent me this picture the other day. Well now, I know, I know…it’s supposed to make a point; …
Identifying an ancestor
the current versions of the American, British, Canadian and German Breed Standards for the Great Dane
frontispiece celebrating the Dansk Kennel Klub’s 100th Anniversary (founded 1897) Standard of the Danish Dog (Grand Danois, Great Dane) Country of …
Breed Standard of the Great Dane Published in 1892 in “Bench Show and Field Trials Records and Standards of …
In the May-June 1985 issue of the Great Dane Reporter the following English translation of the first German Great Dane (Deutsche Dogge) Breed Standard appeared. Part 1.
What does a Boar Hound look like ?
A challenge for Hyper-Typer dogs fans
A mere 30 years separate the two dogs above, yet so much damage has been done in so little time – …
Mrs Horsfall’s …
The term “hyper-type” is currently used to describe animals that exaggerate the expression of their breed’s morphological type overall, …
(updated) The first Great Dane (Deutsche Dogge) breed standard is the German standard, in 1880. It was published in “Der Hund” …
The painting is of the old Frederiksborg Castle, Hillerød, Denmark, painted in 1584 or ’85. It depicts King Frederick II of Denmark …