To call a 175-pound dog a 'lapdog' may seem counterintuitive, that is until you meet a Great Dane. Standing at least 30 inches from paw to shoulder, these cuddly canines are often referred to as "the world's largest lapdogs," as they often don't realize their own enormity. Yes, this breed is so large a since-deceased Great Dane by the name of Zeus holds the world record for the tallest dog, standing at 44 inches from paw to shoulder.
According to the American Kennel Club, Great Danes currently rank as the 24th most popular dog breed and once you see one it's easy to see why people love them. GIGGAG has rounded up a collection of adorable and hilarious pictures of these huggable, huge dogs that are sure to bring a smile to your face. Scroll down and don't forget to upvote your favs!
"When you grow, you will also become big paws."
If you read about this. the blind dane was returned to rescue because she began attacking the other dane. so a sad ending to her story.
This needs to be No.1....play bows are adorable, but this.....this is ULTRA!!!
This picture is incredibly comforting and soothing.
I think that the title was supposed to be "I have a fawn Great Dane and a tin of shoe polish..."
That is one massive dog
it's hilarious hahahahaha
nom nom nom nom
Jokes on you guys thats a real sized basketball!
A demonstration of the theorem that attitude is not always proportional to size...
Interspecies friendships are so adorable!
That's what happens when you leave things out in the mid-day sun on a black surface!
I bet his limbs are all over the place when he runs.
Obviously, someone likes munching carrots.
Am I the only one who sees Tom Hanks in the Noble Great Dane? :)
She is still watching you though.....
If that's a small one, how big were the big ones?!
I could watch this all day
Don't mind me im just chilling
Well, that's settled.
The cat's vote is still out....
The dog in the background: "I don't understand, either."
Karen, I've been waiting for you...
He just needs a pipe...
That's not a dog, that's a small tyrannosaurus--rex
uh oh.....isn't that dominance......
when you see it