PURINA: Your Pet, Our Passion

TO ALL PET LOVERS: We would like to assure you that we are considered an essential business. Purina is operating as normal, our supply chains are open and all efforts are being made to ensure we can keep the stores stocked with product as best as we can during these uncertain times. We ask everyone to shop as normally as possible and to be considerate to ensure everyone can get the food they need for their pets. Please be kind, patient and considerate to other shoppers and all store staff during what is an unsettling time for all. Enjoy the extra time at home with loved ones, your pets will no doubt love having you home. We are still here for you, if you need any assistance our Pet Care Advisors are still available on 0800 738 847 or AskPurina@nz.nestle.com.

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Great Dane

A regal and majestic giant breed, the Great Dane was developed by the Germans to hunt boar. Spirited, courageous and dependable, the Great Dane is known for his elegant appearance and friendly, energetic personality. His gentle, loving disposition makes him an ideal family companion. Though their short coats require little attention, Great Danes need daily exercise.
Living Considerations
  • Good with children
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Suitable for apartment living
Did you know?
The popular cartoon character “Scooby Doo” is a Great Dane.
Also Known As:
Deutsche Dogge
German Mastiff
Great Dane
  • Size Giant
  • Height Males – at least 76 centimetres at the shoulder
    Females – at least 71 centimetres at the shoulder
  • Weight Males - 61 to 77 kilograms
    Females - 45 to 66 kilograms
  • Coat Short
  • Energy Medium
  • Colour Brindle, fawn, blue, black, harlequin, or mantle
  • Activities Agility, Obedience, Rally Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both