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Great Dane Growth Chart

Use our Great Dane growth chart to compare your dog with breed average, or estimate the future size of your new puppy.

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Our Great Dane growth chart is based on averages.

Newborn black Great Dane puppy.

That is, the average rate of growth for a Great Dane. Remember, every dog is different and develops at his or her own rate. Great Danes grow very quickly especially the first year, you will be amazed as they put on weight and shoot up like a tree:)

Proper nutrition is very important to maintain the desired steady growth that leads to a healthy adult Dane. Don't miss the Feeding Great Danes section of our site for more help on working out the best diet for your Great Dane.

Our Great Dane growth chart is typical for most Dane dogs.

Your puppy will continue to mature until age 2 to 3 years of age. Certain Danes may grow slightly taller over the second and third year and most will fill-out, adding additional body weight.

Growing a Great Dane puppy? Our designed for Danes feeding towers are guaranteed to last the life of your dog!

Ever wonder about life with such a huge dog?

Don't miss a personal perspective on Great Dane size available at the Great Dane Care area of our website, you're going to love it!

Tip: Height is measured at the withers, the highest part of the back between the shoulder blades.
Great Dane growth chart puppy to adult.

Our Great Dane growth chart is based on averages, many of you may have a dog that is heavier, smaller, taller, or shorter. Final size is never a sure thing and is affected by many variables, genetics and nutrition playing the largest factor.

This chart has recently been updated as a result of the many Dane size and weight measurements received over the past year with apparel orders :)

How does your Dane's size compare to the chart? If it is a little off in either direction don't worry. We know a few male 2-year-old Danes that are less than 33-inches and under 120-pounds. As well as, a particular female friend that is 35" and 146-pounds.

Keep your Dane lean, properly nourished and cared for. Don't worry how big or small, at what age, let them reach their full grown size naturally. Remember, every Great Dane is different and the final size and weight of a full grown adult is based on its litter's lineage.

Concerned about the size or development of your Dane puppy? Stop by our friendly Great Dane online discussion forum for help from our community or send us a note by visiting our Contact Page located in the top navigation menu on every page.

And start from our homepage for more Dane fun!