Ease of Training
He was developed in Germany
He originated in Wurttemberg and Bavaria and was used as a helper on farms
The Great Dane was used to develop him into the size he is today
He has been used as a police and war dog
Personality and Behavior
He's very intelligent
He's very protective of his home and owners
He's a large and powerful dog
He can be aggressive with other male dogs
He needs plenty of space to romp and run around outside
He's a very healthy breed and lives a long life
He's easy to train because he learns commands at an above average rate.
He sheds virtually no hair. You'll be hard-pressed to find a hair in your home! (Good for clean-freaks.)
Grooming / Maintenance
Option 1: Clip his coat short every few months and then it only needs to be brushed occasionally.
Option 2: Strip his medium-length coat (pluck out the dead hairs) every 6 months and brush it occasionally.
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