Giant among all dogs is certainly Dane. At first glance, for someone frightening for some even unattractive compared with a cute poodle or cheerful cocker.
DANE AND SIMILAR DOGS: HISTORY
The Himalayas are many popular area thanks to the Tibetan dogs. It is very popular breed in Europe from the end of the last century.
This animal is a true giant. A similar band can be found on the reliefs of the Babylonian ruler and in the books of the old Persian philosopher Zoroaster. This dog has grown Mollo’s tribe in Epirus. Caesar introduced the dog to his legions and with their help conquering Gaul. Remnants of these dogs have created many other breeds of dogs. Until recently were used to hunt bears, wolves and wild cattle. But at the same time are used for the taming of bulls or fighting with other dogs. They were really strong dogs. A sense of power and superiority were generally peaceful and often phlegmatic and very peaceful.
DANE AND SIMILAR DOGS: PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTIC
As for the looks, there is one physical characteristic that does not have any of the other breeds. This is a unique way of compound forelegs over the blades on the fuselage or on the chest. The compound is extremely soft, which looks a bit messy when the dog is in standby mode. But allows the generous move of the front legs and their use not only in the mobility but also in the combat. A similar feature can be seen in some breeds of a shepherd, which proves their common origin.
DANE AND SIMILAR DOGS: BODY SHAPE
Dane has a strong skeleton, strong muscles, the typical shape of the head and a square body. For some types of events these properties vary but essentially preserved. The most visible change in the shape of the head, or only partially. At all events, the head is heavy and massive, with a pronounced frontal part. Strong muzzle, square and deep. Through thousands of years of development of the breed, the differences are the result of impact origin, breeding, and mutation.
Among Danes of known species stand out Deutsche Dane, Dogue de Bordeaux, English Mastiff, Mastino Napoletano, Deutscher Boxer, English Bulldog and Franch Bulldog (Bouledogue Francais).