17 Historical Facts About Great Danes You Might Not Know

At just one glance at this dog, the definition “majestic” first comes to mind. Calm and self-confident, with a regal gait and an intelligent look, impressive size, and ideal body proportions, they are beautiful with a special, mesmerizing beauty and grace. Of course, we are talking about Great Dane, more precisely, about Great Dane.

#1 Today scientists distinguish a whole group of large breeds, united by the name “mastiff-like dogs”.

In addition to the dogs themselves, it includes mastiffs, bulldogs, St. Bernards, Dalmatians, Rottweilers, Newfoundlands, Leonberger.

#2 It is believed that they all descended from one ancestor – the Tibetan mastiff.

#3 This breed is considered one of the oldest service breed, the first documentary evidence of its existence dates back to the XII century BC.

Alice White

Written by Alice White

Alice White, a devoted pet lover and writer, has turned her boundless affection for animals into a fulfilling career. Originally dreaming of wildlife, her limited scientific background led her to specialize in animal literature. Now she happily spends her days researching and writing about various creatures, living her dream.

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