The Great Dane is the most sought out dog ever for professional grooming.It is a dog with dignity, strength and elegance with huge body and a powerful, smoothly muscled,well-formed body. It is one of the big working breeds, but is unique in that its general conformation must be so well balanced that it never appears clumsy, and may move with a longer reach and very powerful drive. A Great Dane must be spirited, courageous, never timid; always friendly and dependable to a great extend. This physical and mental combination is the characteristic that gives the Great Dane the majesty possessed by none of other breeds. It is particularly true of this breed that there is an impression of great masculinity in dogs, as compared to an impression of femininity in bitches. Lack of true Dane breed type, as defined in this standard, is a serious fault.
The great Dane is a breed that needs plenty of exercise.It should be either taken out for a walk or should be given some serious training everyday. It will be fine in a apartment if it is given exercise to the extend told above.It lives under 10 years.