The official name of these handsome men is the Great Danes.
These are huge stately dogs, the standards of their breeds were first approved in Berlin in 1880 and since then has been repeatedly changed.
The most important misconception is to think that the frightening dimensions of the Great Dane match his character. In fact, these are very sociable and friendly dogs, characterized by patience.
German Great Danes are the ideal pets for the family. They are gentle and affectionate, faithful and sociable. They like to spend a lot of time at home with their families.
There are, of course, difficulties in educating theseDogs. First, they are more suitable for people who already have experience with dogs. Sometimes mastiffs can be rather wayward and independent. In addition, the German mastiff does not fit as a companion for those people who are not at home for a long time - the dog constantly needs a company.
In general, the royal dog is suitable as a guard dog. It barks very little, but it will be necessary to bark at strangers, in addition, strangers are already frightened by the very size and appearance of the dog.
In terms of care, the Great Dane is not too fond of it. Dogs almost do not shed, to care for the hair, it is enough to clean up the wool with a rubberized brush from time to time. To bathe dogs is not recommended because of the large sizes and features of wool, it is better to use a dry shampoo.
It is also recommended that the claws are not cut off from time to time.
Danes should regularly brush their teeth and conduct an examination of the ears, nose, paws and eyes.
Another feature of the mastiff with which to beCautious - the dog simply does not realize its huge size, so easily can knock a person off their feet, joyfully jumping for greetings. On a walk, dogs can get very dirty, and they also have increased salivation.
Like any dog, the Great Dane needsBegin to educate from early childhood. Due to the nature of his character, the dog should never be screamed and applied to her by other severe punishments.
It is worth remembering that mastiffs are affectionate and sensitive dogs, so they take over the owner's emotions, this also needs to be taken into account in upbringing.
On the street, dogs are very active, but before reaching the age of two, this activity should be limited in order to prevent the development of bone and joint diseases.
Dogs like to spend on the street for several hours, excluding cold wet weather.