What are we waiting for? As the many thousands of the readers and followers of this blog know, the Great …
dog breeding practiced under the auspices of the FCI or any other registering body, does not guarantee quality, or ethical management, of dogs.
Earth’s ecology has been so severely disrupted by human activity that we are teetering on the brink of irreversible collapse. If we don’t curtail our damaging behavior and repair the climate our descendants will inherit a living hell, a dystopia of our own making. Everyone has a role to play and as dog lovers we have to assume responsibility for our actions.
There has been no real improvement on the Great Dane since the golden era of …
front cover of the Club Magazine of the Great Dane Club of Denmark A very important meeting took place …
I can’t believe it’s finally here: I knew it had been in the works – and now the single most significant …
It’s been a year since I lost Lucy. I have been mourning. I still am. I have lost a piece …
PETITION LINK: SIGN & SHARE ! Dear FCI, Dear VDH, Dear DDC: The original Great Dane breed standard contained …
… I have a few questions for you. For your Board of Directors and your members and your lawyers …
I would support a unified, universal, simplified and sensible, Great Dane standard.
One breed, one standard.
And here’s what I’s consider “sensible” (read on)
Guess the breed…
Great Dane Art, Craft & Education
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“When I die, I’ll be a dog again”
The New Megatherium Breed Standard
the house help
Samia, 3, with her Great Dane Roxie, 8 years of age. Photo by Claire Collins, Springdane taken at Ballykealey Manor Hotel, …
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.
“Why??? Why are you breeding pet quality Danes?? The only point in breeding pet quality Danes is to make money. …
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”?
waking up is hard to do…
We need to LEAD, not follow.
Is the Great Dane going to follow the Dobermann down the slippery slope?
Lulu is 10 years 5 months today ❤
Origin and History of the Great Danish dog.
Norwegian Great Dane Club Specialty – Pinsetreffet 2016
Great Danes behind the Iron Curtain
are we doing our best?
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 …
Great Danes & Llandoddies in Cymru
…a singularly non-informative expression and thoughts borne by it.
Great Dane skeleton drawing. Free to download.
this German painting speaks Italian
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 puppy weaved into the memory of the heart
A new insight into the heterozygosity of pedigree breeds. The Great Dane’s position in the heterogygosity vs inbreeding chart and information about other breeds from DNA data.
a note of the first American Great Dane standard and its reference to the Bull Terrier
the Great Danes of the Baskervilles
the Great Dane & the Molosser malarkey
Originally posted on a thoughtful eye:
Whether you love them for their grace and beauty or for their unwavering loyalty, dogs are…
For a puppy that left too soon
BREAKING NEWS: A MAJOR Breakthrough on Bloat ! Sharing Recommended !
Heiko & the pseudo- Dane. A brilliant cartoon by R. Stolzewski.
The Earl of Wemyss and March commissioned this sculpture in bronze to be placed outside his home, Gosford House in East Lothian, after it was rebuilt. Apart from his interest in field sports, and his career in politics, the Earl was also an amateur sculptor. He and his family were active patrons of modern art. In choosing Bates, he turned to one of the most advanced British sculptors, a former pupil of Dalou and Rodin. Bates, at the end of his short life, was interested in classical subjects, and this athlete echoes models by Michelangelo. It was studied from the life, and one of the Great Danes died while clamped into position.
The importance and function of the dog’s loin
a Persian tail…
a little bit of history, from 83 years ago.
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…
Why Breeding Dogs Better is better than Breeding Better Dogs