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is your dog running downhill even on level ground ? Here’s why…
127 years separate these two pictures.
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source BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY Dogs of this generic mastiffoid hyper-type became popular at the latter half of the 20th century. …
Athleticism, Trainability, Versatility are essential Great Dane traits and elements of Breed Type.
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…
Why some dogs look a picture stacked but fall apart when they move?
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 Danes of the Baskervilles
the Great Dane & the Molosser malarkey
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
This treasured old photo from 1940 is a family heirloom and came to me from a friend with the telling …
What does a Boar Hound look like ?
A challenge for Hyper-Typer dogs fans