Hybrid Breed

Great Dane + Poodle


Great Dane and Poodle Mix - a hybrid breed

The Great Dane Poodle Mix is an unusual cross between the tall, proud Great Dane and the smart, short-legged Poodle. These new mixed breeds have many advantages that make them attractive to a household with children. Most Great Dane- Poodle mixes retain the most intellectual and loyal character of both breeds. They are lively, affectionate and energetic, but due to the lighter weight and size of the Poodle, they can be very easily guided and assisted in fun activities. They are also hypoallergenic, which makes them especially interesting for families. Despite its size and strength, the Great Dane- Poodle mix has a calm and loyal personality that makes it a very lovable companion for any family member.

Alternate Name -
Origin Germany
Life expectancy 8 - 15 years
Care requirements low-maintenance - high-maintenance
Activity level average to high - high
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Great Danoodle - Such is probably its nature.

A Great Danoodle is a unique and beautiful animal. This breed combines the characteristics of the two breeds in a unique combination.

Great Dane is a stately, powerful dog breed. Her character is gentle, distinguished and strong-willed. It is loyal, gentle and affectionate. The Poodle is an intelligent, alert and self-confident breed. It is very active, adaptable and very well behaved.

A Great Dane and Poodle mix embodies all of these qualities. A reliable protector that wants to take care of its owner and family, the Great Dane and Poodle Mix is very loyal and faithful. He likes to be challenged and kept busy, but also requires a lot of affection. He is outgoing, friendly and playful, but also becomes experienced, calm and relaxed when he feels safe in his environment.

Keeping a Great Danoodle is quite involved. He needs daily exercise to dissipate his energy, regular grooming and lots of love. It is important that he learns how to behave in different situations and places. He will be a loving and loyal companion, but also hard to handle if you don't take care of him. A Great Danoodle needs a lot of control and consistent training.

The Great Dane in mix with a Poodle is an incredibly lovable dog, but a big responsibility. You should be aware of what you are doing before you get a dog like this. With regular training and a consistent management style, one can ensure that he will be a wonderful companion.

What diseases can occur in Great Danoodle

The Great Dane Poodle Mix is a popular hybrid dog breed that is often described as a healthy, intelligent and loyal companion. Although usually healthy individually, dogs associated with the breed can be subject to certain health problems. In this article, some of the most common diseases of the Great Dane Poodle Mix will be described.

One of the most common health problems in Great Dane Poodles is hip dysplasia. This condition is a degeneration of the hip joints that causes damage to the cartilage and can cause pain and limited movement. It can also cause inflammation and arthritis. Unfortunately, it is not always possible to prevent it, although there are breeds that are less prone to this problem.

Another common problem in the Great Dane - Poodle mix is allergies. About a third of all Poodle mixes are allergic to certain foods or substances, and some of them can have serious effects, such as itching, hives or even asthma. To prevent the allergens, owners need to regularly check their dog and make sure they follow an allergy-friendly diet.

Another common problem in Great Danoodle is epilepsy. This condition causes seizures and can lead to sudden loss of consciousness. Although it is difficult to diagnose and treat, it can occasionally be treated with diet, medication and stress reduction. Early detection and treatment of the condition can help prevent serious consequences.

Not all Great Dane-Poodle mixes suffer from disease, but it is important that owners have their animals checked regularly and make sure they are both physiologically and emotionally healthy.

A Great Dane-Poodle mixed breed usually has a fluffy coat. It is usually short, but it can be longer in some places. The coat usually has a nice sheen and it can vary from a light cream tone to a dark chocolate brown variety. Some specimens are also coated with a beautiful silvery sheen. The shade depends on the particular dog, but generally the color of the coat of a Great Dane-Poodle mix dog is lighter than the color of a purebred Great Dane.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

A Great Danoodle has a considerable size, as they can grow to an average height of 55 to 80 cm and reach a weight of 25-45 kg. They have an athletic build and their coat is usually long and curly, usually mixed with white, black, cream or tan patterns. Their ears are usually medium sized and stick out on the sides of the head.

Fur length short - medium
Fur flat coated - curly
Ear shape Floppy Ear
Tail lang
Anatomy slim, strong, sporty, square, slim, sporty
Size ♀ 45 - 86 cm
Weight ♀ 18 - 59 kg
Size ♂ 45 - 81 cm
Weight ♂ 18 - 90 kg
Suitable For -
  • Gastric torsion

    Gastric torsion is a disease in which the stomach rotates around its own longitudinal axis. The cause of the disease is not known.

  • Cancer

    May be common in older dogs.

  • Bone Cancer

    May occur with age.

  • Ataxia

    Ataxia (from Greek ἀταξία ataxia 'disorder' 'irregularity') is a generic term in medicine for various disorders of movement coordination. Ataxia can occur even when there is no paralysis (paresis), that is, when there is normal muscle strength.

  • dilated cardiomyopathy

    Dilated cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscle in which it becomes enlarged (dilated) and shows poor contraction (poor pumping ability).

  • Joint problems

    Especially due to overweight, joint problems can occur in dogs.

  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Cataract

    Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)

    Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.

  • Patellar problems

    Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • The average Great Dane Poodle mix usually grows to be around 10-15 inches (25-38 cm) tall.

  • The Great Dane Poodle Mix can have a curly, smooth or shaggy coat depending on the dysplasias it inherits from its parents.

  • A Great Dane Poodle mix can live up to 10 years.

  • A Great Danoodle needs a healthy diet with high quality proteins, carbohydrates and fats. Different nutrients should be considered in the diet of the dog.

  • Great Danoodle usually require more grooming than other breeds because their coat is subject to higher maintenance requirements. Since she tends to become overweight, one must also make sure that she gets enough regular exercise and stamina.

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