Great Dane Breed Information

Great Dane
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
39 664 1,040 8.0 10 19

Schedule of Points

Sex 1 2 3 4 5
Dogs 2 3 4 5 6
Bitches 2 3 4 5 7

Top Kennels in Breed

Rank Username Contact Last Visit
1 Gallaxy send a message to Gallaxysend message 13 hours ago
2 hnc2010 send a message to hnc2010send message 15 hours ago
3 Kizora send a message to Kizorasend message 5 hours ago
4 Gambit Great Danes send a message to Gambit Great Danessend message 9 hours ago
5 Kick Start send a message to Kick Startsend message 17 hours ago
6 K D And E Kennels send a message to K D And E Kennelssend message 2 hours ago
7 Basset Hill send a message to Basset Hillsend message 7 hours ago
8 Treestand Kennel send a message to Treestand Kennelsend message 2 hours ago
9 Rosa Nera send a message to Rosa Nerasend message 4 hours ago
10 Super Uber Kennels send a message to Super Uber Kennelssend message 2 hours ago

Breed Scale of Points

Trait Importance
Head 15
Forequarter 10
Hindquarter 10
Gait 10
Top Neck and Back 20
Coat 5
Size 5
Feet 5
General 20
Breed Colors
Black 15%
Blue brindle harlequin mantle 1%
Blue brindle harlequin 0.00
Blue 0.00
Blue harlequin mantle 0.00
Blue brindle mantle 0.00
Blue fawn merle 0.00
Blue mantle 0.00
Blue fawn 0.00
Blue brindle 0.00
Blue fawn harlequin mantle 0.00
Blue fawn mantle 0.00
Blue harlequin 0.00
Blue brindle merle mantle 0.00
Blue fawn merle mantle 0.00
Blue fawn harlequin 0.00
Blue brindle merle 0.00
Blue (dilute) merle mantle 0.00
Blue (dilute) merle 0.00
Double merle 15%
Brindle merle mantle 0.00
Brindle merle 0.00
Brindle 0.00
Brindle harlequin mantle 0.00
Brindle harlequin 0.00
Brindle mantle 0.00
Fawn merle mantle 25%
Fawn mantle 0.00
Fawn merle 0.00
Fawn harlequin mantle 0.00
Fawn harlequin 0.00
Fawn 0.00
Harlequin 25%
Lethal White Harlequin 0.00
Harlequin Mantle 0.00
Mantle 15%
Merle 3%
Merle mantle 0.00
White 1%
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Lifespan
Lifespan refers to the earliest age (in months) that Great Dane dogs can die on Showdog.com
"General" Factor
The "General" factor takes into account such things as show shine and temperament in addition to the other genetic traits.
Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.