The Great Dane and Dalmatians, better known as gentle giants are very sweet, affectionate and playful. Due to their size, they should always be supervised around children, but they are generally well mannered. This breeds are commonly used as a watch or guard dog and they do that very well.
These are very responsible and dependable breeds, making them great family pets. This breeds should be extensively trained during puppy-hood so they do not lean on people, especially children or have any behavioral problems in the future.
Does your Great Dane or Dalmatian bark, howl and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
The sheer size makes this breeds very intimidating, however this dogs are very gentle and loving. They can do well around other dogs, but should be socialized to prevent them becoming dog aggressive. The Great Dane and Dalmatian are very playful and loyal breeds.
Combing and brushing the short coat of this breeds regularly is acceptable for this giant breed. Rubber brushing also does well in removing any loose hair. Bathing a Great Dane or Dalmatian can be difficult due to their size, but is a relatively clean dog.
If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet.
The Great Dane and Dalmatians have a very short and thick coat, which should retain a glossy appearance. A relatively clean dog, this breeds do not require much coat maintenance.
The Great Dane and Dalmatian requires a dominant handler and firm yet gentle training. Obedience training at an early age is best, as this breeds can prove difficult to train fully-grown. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new Great Dane or Dalmatian puppy. Consider crate training if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
The Great Dane and Dalmatian should have a large sized yard and plenty of exercise room. A very large breed, he requires very long walks regularly. This breed proves to be a good jogging companion and does well running alongside a bike. Socialization is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Male: 30-32; Female: 28-30 inches
brindle, black-masked fawn, blue, black, harlequin (white with irregular black patches)
11.5 kg for the smallest individuals and 22.3 kg for the largest individuals
19 to 23 inches (48 to 58 cm) tall, with males usually slightly larger than females.
Liver and White & Black and white Color(s)