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Throughout history, the Great Dane has had a noble and illustrious reputation. Great Danes have a long and rich history that is similar to that of any other dog breed. In ancient times, these behemoths were revered and illustrated in ancient manuscripts for their resemblance to the Great Dane.

Boar Hounds were once referred to as “Boar Hounds” because they hunted boars. Their ears were cropped to prevent injury from angry boars. Between the 1600s and the 1800s, several European countries claimed ownership of the breed.
Although it is likely that German breeders developed the regal breed we know today, their name was changed to the “Great Danish” dog in the 1700s. Currently ranking about 24th on the American Kennel Club’s popularity list, the Great Dane is making a comeback as a beloved companion.
Temperament
An extensive and noble history has been written about the Great Dane. Unlike most dog breeds, the Great Dane has its roots as far back as possible. It has been discovered that ancient drawings of dogs resembling the Great Dane date back three thousand years. In the past, they were referred to as “Boar Hounds” because of the prey they hunted and because their ears had been cropped to prevent injuries from angry boars.
Between the 1600s and the 1800s, a number of European countries claimed ownership of the breed. Although it is likely that German breeders developed the regal breed we know today, their name was changed to the “Great Danish” dog in the 1700s. Currently ranking about 24th on the American Kennel Club’s popularity list, the Great Dane is making a comeback as a beloved companion.
Great Danes are often referred to as gentle giants. Their sweetness, gentleness, and ability to interact well with children make them great pet dogs. Due to their desire to snuggle with their owners of the same weight, Great Danes are also known as the world’s biggest lap dogs.
Additionally, they are good natured, which facilitates good training. There is a lot of learning to be done with the Great Dane. There is another side to their temperament when it comes to protecting their families, like many other affable dog breeds.
You can expect your Great Dane to be aggressive if they feel threatened, but not overly aggressive. Their innate goodness can only be fostered by early socialization.

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