Beagles

photo by laRuth

Beagles have made their way into homes all around the world. They were originally bred to track as well as hunt and they have the ability to do both very well. Although they are great hunters and trackers, they are not always used for this purpose. However, if you have a beagle, don’t be surprised if you see their nose to the dirt as they track a rabbit in the backyard. Continue reading “Beagles”

Great Dane

Photo by deanna_

The great dane has a prestigious spot in the large dog breeds. This breed was originally for hunting the wild boar however today it is well known for being great companions. The large size of the great dane can be very intimidating but they are little softies with a lot of love to give.

The great dane is well known for its height. This breed can get as short as 30 inches tall or as large as 42 inches tall. The weight is different from a male and female. The male can weigh anywhere between 140 and 175 pounds while the female weighs between 110 and 140.

The coat of a great dane is short but it is thick. When healthy, it is shiny and smooth feeling. The great dane can be of different colors. The most popular color is white, brindle, fawn, and black. Continue reading “Great Dane”