They are one of the most popular breeds of large dog in the UK, but how much do you know about the Great Dane?

Here are 10 fun facts you might not know about about the huge and cuddly Great Dane dog

They are one of the UK’s more popular breeds of large dog, but how much do you know about the snuggly and loyal Great Dane breed?

Tuesday, 2nd August 2022, 3:25 pm

The last two years have seen many of us welcome a new four-legged friend into our homes, as the Kennel Club saw dog ownership soar.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your perfect pup.

Those with active lifestyles might want to consider a larger dog, while somebody with allergies will be looking for a hypoallergenic dog.

There’s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Coren’s book ‘The Intelligence of Dogs’ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

One dog that often appears on people’s canine wishlists is the Great Dane – they are one of the UK’s most popular breeds of large dog and have a range of positive attributes that make them a great family pet.

Here are 10 fun and interesting facts about the breed.

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