Great Dane Rescue Information: The Great Dane is an enormous, but extremely gentle breed often referred to as the Gentle Giant. Great Danes are kind, loyal, and sociable. They need to be around people. Great Danes are gentle, devoted, and wonderful with children, but should be supervised with little ones because of their large size. Great Danes should be well trained as puppies. Great Danes can live in an apartment with enough daily exercise but do best with a large yard.
Great Dane Trivia: The Great Dane is the tallest dog in the world. Great Danes are depicted in the wall art of Gislev Church in Denmark, dating back to the early 1500's. Scooby Doo is a Great Dane. Some Great Danes are completely blue. A Great Dane named Gibson was put in the Guinness Book of World Records as the World's Tallest Dog in 2004.