Great Dane

Great Danes are a breed of giant German dogs known for their imposing size and weight paired with a sweet and gentle demeanor. Originally bred for the hunting of bears, boars, and deer, the Great Dane today has adapted to domestic life and is comfortable in a variety of environments from large houses to small apartments. With a loving and friendly temperament, the Great Dane is often referred to as the “world’s largest lapdog.” Great Danes have a variety of coat colors from the iconic harlequin and black patterns, to fawn and brindle, and blue coats.

The average Great Dane has an overall height of 42.5"-49.5" (108-126 cm), withers height of 28.0"-32.0" (71-81 cm), and body length of 35.5"-43.0" (90-109 cm). A typical Great Dane weighs between 110-175 lb (50-79 kg) and has a lifespan of roughly 7-10 years.

Collection of drawings of a Great Dane from various sitting and standing poses

Great Danes are a breed of giant German dogs known for their imposing size and weight paired with a sweet and gentle demeanor. Originally bred for the hunting of bears, boars, and deer, the Great Dane today has adapted to domestic life and is comfortable in a variety of environments from large houses to small apartments. With a loving and friendly temperament, the Great Dane is often referred to as the “world’s largest lapdog.” Great Danes have a variety of coat colors from the iconic harlequin and black patterns, to fawn and brindle, and blue coats.

The average Great Dane has an overall height of 42.5"-49.5" (108-126 cm), withers height of 28.0"-32.0" (71-81 cm), and body length of 35.5"-43.0" (90-109 cm). A typical Great Dane weighs between 110-175 lb (50-79 kg) and has a lifespan of roughly 7-10 years.

How big is a Great Dane?
Great Danes have standing heights of roughly 44” | 112 cm with males having a withers (shoulder) height of 30"-32" | 76-81 cm and females with a withers height of 28”-30” | 71-76 cm. Males weigh between 140-175 lb | 64-79 kg while females weigh from 110-140 lb | 50-64 kg.
How long does a Great Dane live?
Great Danes have an average life expectancy of 7-10 years.
What is the temperament of a Great Dane?

Despite their imposing size, Great Danes have a loving and friendly temperament that has earned them the nickname, “The World’s Largest Lapdog.”

Details

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Height: 
42.5"-49.5" | 108-126 cm
Width:
Depth:
Length:
35.5"-43.0" | 90-109 cm
Withers Height
28.0"-32.0" | 71-81 cm
Weight:
110-175 lb | 50-79 kg

Male:
Height (Withers):
30.0"-32.0" | 76-81 cm
Height (Standing): 46.0"-49.5" | 117-126 cm
Length: 
38.5"-43.0" | 98-109 cm
Weight: 140-175 lb | 64-79 kg

Female:
Height (Withers): 28.0”-30.0” | 71-76 cm
Height (Standing): 42.5"-46.0" | 108-117 cm
Length: 
35.5"-38.5" | 90-98 cm
Weight: 110-140 lb | 50-64 kg

Color: Fawn & Brindle, Harlequin & Black, Blue
Temperament: Friendly, gentle, adaptable
Uses: Hunting, catch, companion (today)

Lifespan
7-10 years

Drawings include:
Great Dane side elevation (standing), side (sitting), front (standing), front (sitting), laying down (side)

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