If you already have a Great Dane or are thinking about getting one, then having a great training collar should be top of mind. While Great Dane puppies start out small and cute, they will quickly grow into very large and powerful dogs. Next to a leash, a great training collar is one of the most important tools for training your Great Dane.
Great Danes are one of the world’s most recognizable dog breeds. While many are familiar with their large size and penchant for drooling, there are many more interesting things to know about Great Danes. Keep reading to learn 21 more things about Great Danes.
Hopefully, you are reading this article before bringing home your Great Dane puppy! Next to water and sleep, providing them with food is one of the most important tasks for their survival. Due to the extreme growth that a Great Dane will experience in their first years of life, proper nutrition is critical to their long-term health and longevity. Continue reading to learn more about how much to feed your Great Dane puppy.
Finding the right Great Dane breeder is a very important step in the process of bringing home a new puppy. You will spend the next 8-10 years with your new Great Dane, so making sure that they come from a responsible breeder is critical. While obtaining the puppy from a breeder is not a 100% guarantee against future health issues it does lessen the chances. Keep reading to learn more about criteria to look for when selecting a Great Dane breeder.
Great Dane’s are ridiculously impressive. They exhibit a combination of size, power, and elegance that is unmatched by other breeds. While generally sweet and good-natured companions, an untrained Great Dane is more than a handful to deal with. A well-trained Great Dane is guaranteed to lead a safer, happier, and more fulfilling life than one who is untrained. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of training.
Although crate training remains a controversial topic, there is research to support the positive impact that it will have on your Great Dane’s life. Creating a space inside your home for your Dane to call their own satisfies their evolutionary desire for a den. Click to learn more about crate training and recommended crates for your Great Dane.
The decision to spay or neuter your Great Dane is a big one for owners. With the exception of experienced breeders, most families will opt to have their Great Danes altered. In addition to the prevention of accidental litters, there are also a number of health benefits for your Dane. Click to learn about these benefits, as well the best time to have the procedure performed.
Bloat is a number one fatal medical condition affecting Great Danes. While bloat actually refers to two separate but related conditions, the more concerning one is actually known as Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV). Continue reading to learn more about it, how to identify it, and tips for prevention.
Picking a color for your Great Dane can feel like a big decision. There are seven breed colors that are officially recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC) and Great Dane Club of America. Click to learn more about how to recognize them, and special considerations to account for.
Ear health and maintenance is critical to the health of Great Danes. This applies to Danes with cropped or uncropped ears. Click to learn the three easy steps to cleaning your Dane’s ears. Performing this cleaning on a weekly basis will help ensure their long-term health and happiness.