Life span: 6-8 Years
Height: 30 – 34 inches (male), 28 – 32 inches (female)
Weight: 120 – 200 lbs. (male), 90 – 130 lbs. (female)
There are few dog breeds that match the overall size of the Great Dane, which can grow to heights of over 34 inches at the shoulders. The Great Dane originated in Germany, and along with its immense size, it is known for being friendly and dependable. The short coat of the Dane ranges in colors and patterns, such as black, brindle, and harlequin; the latter being one of the most recognized patterns of the breed.