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Anyone who’s ever shared their life with a Great Dane knows they think they’re lapdogs, despite their vast size. You’re sitting on the couch, minding your own business, and your dog is on your lap the next thing you know! Why Do Great Danes Sit on You? Although it may seem like dogs do this out of dominance, this isn’t the case. Dogs, including Danes, have a lot of reasons for doing things like trying…

Great Danes are one of the most exciting dog breeds, perfect as outdoor companions and family pets. These dogs have a range of physical traits that helps them stand out from the crowd, including their usually-erect ears. Is Great Dane ear cropping a significant part of owning these dogs? Most Great Danes have cropped ears, which help contribute to the breed’s overall appearance. Read on to learn more about this breed’s hows and whys of…

Getting Your Great Dane Puppy Crate-Trained Crate training has long been treated as a solution for housebreaking puppies. However, crate training has other benefits besides your dog going potty outside. Training your puppy correctly is essential to this training technique offering the maximum benefit. How to crate train a Great Dane puppy? You’ll need to introduce your puppy to his crate in a way that makes him treat it as a safe space for relaxation.…

What is Great Dane Knuckling, and How Do I Watch for It? If you’re unfamiliar with the term knuckling, you’re not alone. This is a term often used about Great Dane puppies, and you might wonder just what this term means if you’ve never had one of these dogs before. What is knuckling in Great Danes? This term describes a condition where Great Dane puppies have bowed or swollen feet caused by collapse under the…

How Do I Get my Great Dane to Quit Jumping? We all love our Great Danes, but when they jump, they jump! What’s truly cute, playful behavior when these dogs are puppies won’t be as cute when they’re big dogs that can knock you down. How to train a Great Dane not to jump? Several methods can teach your dog that this behavior is not okay but in a more positive, proactive manner. Read on…

How Long Will, Your Female Great Dane, Be in Season? Part of having an intact, or unspayed female Great Dane, is dealing with a heat cycle about twice a year. Knowing how to tell when your female is in heat and how long it will last is something that you need to know about. How long do Great Danes stay in heat? In most cases, the cycle will last two to four weeks. Veterinarians and…