Your Purebred Puppy, Honest Advice About Dogs and Dog Breeds

How to care for your Great Dane. Honest advice on caring for Great Dane puppies and adult dogs. Feeding, training, and health care.

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Great Dane dog breed

Great Danes...
Advice You Can Trust

By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2014



Great Dane Dog Breed Review

Dog breed reviewWhat's Good About 'Em,
What's Bad About 'Em.


The most honest dog breed review you'll ever find. Temperament, personality, behavior, traits, and characteristics. As an Obedience Instructor and Breed Selection Consultant for over 30 years, I give you my honest opinions about the breed – I hold nothing back.

Great Dane FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of Great Danes (aka German Mastiff or Deutsche Dogge).


Training Great Danes

I'll show you how to teach your Great Dane puppy or adult dog to listen to you and do what you say. My training methods are based on respect and sensible leadership. No hitting, yelling, choke collars, shock collars, or clicker training.

Great Dane Health & Feeding

Learn about the best dog foods, vaccinations and booster shots (needed or not?), natural treatments for Great Dane health problems, spaying and neutering pros and cons, and more.

Buying or Adopting a Great Dane

Good breeders versus bad breeders – how to tell the difference. Adopting your Great Dane from a rescue group. Temperament tests for evaluating Great Dane puppies and adult dogs for sale or adoption.