The Great Dane is a German breed of domestic dog known for its large size.The record holder for the tallest dog ever is a Great Dane called Zeus (died September 2014; aged 5), who measured 111.8 cm (44.0 in) from paw to shoulder. The tallest living dog is another Dane named Freddy, measuring 103.5 cm (40.7 in).
Also known as
This breed is also called Boarhound, Brindlequin, Deutsche Dogge, German Mastiff, Grand Danois, Great Daine as well as Great Dane.
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