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Jani423

That photo is too cute.  I can see how you would love her.  She's big and I'd be afraid she would eat me out of house and home!

 

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Just now, Jani423 said:

She's big and I'd be afraid she would eat me out of house and home!

 

 

She's a svelte 175 pounds.  

 

Surprisingly, Great Danes don't eat as much as you might think.  Bred out of mastiff and greyhound, they don't have internal organs proportional in size to their dimensions.  That's why their lifespan is relatively short.

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Wow that's more than me!   So the greyhound connection is why she looks fairly trim.  I always thought Great Danes were physically larger, i. e. bigger boned breed.   We learn something every day.

 

On another note, I hope the coming wind and rain don't affect you too badly. 


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Kenna Dixon

Rocky (pictured) was the heaviest Dane we've had, at close to 190 pounds.  He was tall, but not particularly bulky.  He would back up and sit next to people on the bench at the dog park.

 

I'm watching the updates on Irma's projected path - hoping for the best but preparing for the worst.

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This is Sammie, my wife's cat.  Although she likes me too!

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We love cats, too.  And we had a couple of males that spent most of their lives with us.  But our current lease allows only two pets, so now there's just Martha and a little Jack Russell/wire-haired dachshund mix.

 

I found a picture of Rocky doing his bench trick.  That's a much younger Martha next to him.

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Well with dogs that large you're certainly getting your money's worth from the two pet rule. 

 

With legs that long, why not back up and take a seat? 

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