Great Dane: Weight charts, life expectancy, size, and more

Discover everything about the Great Dane, including weight charts, weight progressions of registered dogs, life expectancy, size, and other useful information.

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Head of the dog breed Great Dane
  • 71 - 81 cm
  • 99 - 130 lbs
  • 8 - 10 years
  • from 19 months
  • 76 - 86 cm
  • 119 - 198 lbs
  • 8 - 10 years
  • from 22 months

Size, development and life expectancy of Great Danes

The Great Dane is one of the large dog breeds. As soon as he is fully grown after a maximum of 24 months, the Great Dane reaches an impressive size of 71 - 86 cm.

The Great Dane is characterized by an average life expectancy of 8 - 10 years. This makes it one of the dog breeds with a typical lifespan. The final weight varies depending on gender, ranging between 99.2 - 198.4 lbs. Male Great Danes are usually around 19.8 lbs heavier than females.

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Male Weight Curve: Development of the Great Dane from 2 to 24 Months

A male Great Dane reaches an impressive weight of 45,4 lbs after only 3 months, exceeding the weight of many adult dog breeds. At the age of half a year, the weight increases rapidly to 89,1 lbs. After the rapid growth phase, the Great Dane grows another 16 months and finally reaches a final weight of 119.0 - 198.4 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 44.09 lbs
3 Month 59.52 lbs
4 Month 74.96 lbs
5 Month 97.00 lbs
6 Month 108.03 lbs
7 Month 123.46 lbs
8 Month 133.38 lbs
9 Month 145.50 lbs
10 Month 152.12 lbs
11 Month 165.35 lbs
12 Month 174.16 lbs
13 Month 178.57 lbs
14 Month 181.33 lbs
15 Month 183.53 lbs
16 Month 185.74 lbs
17 Month 187.39 lbs
18 Month 188.23 lbs
19 Month 189.86 lbs
20 Month 190.99 lbs
21 Month 191.47 lbs
22 Month 193.35 lbs
23 Month 194.78 lbs
24 Month 197.31 lbs
25 Month 198.42 lbs

Female Weight Curve: Development of the Great Dane from 2 to 22 Months

Female dogs of the dog breed Great Dane are also among the heavier dog breeds. They reach a weight of 32,8 lbs after 3 months. Another 3 months later, they weigh an average of 70,3 lbs. After an additional 13 months, Great Dane females ultimately reach their final weight of 99.2 - 130.1 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 17.86 lbs
3 Month 34.72 lbs
4 Month 50.04 lbs
5 Month 64.82 lbs
6 Month 78.48 lbs
7 Month 83.44 lbs
8 Month 88.07 lbs
9 Month 93.26 lbs
10 Month 97.00 lbs
11 Month 100.75 lbs
12 Month 104.28 lbs
13 Month 108.03 lbs
14 Month 111.44 lbs
15 Month 114.42 lbs
16 Month 117.18 lbs
17 Month 119.93 lbs
18 Month 121.81 lbs
19 Month 123.68 lbs
20 Month 125.66 lbs
21 Month 127.54 lbs
22 Month 129.52 lbs
23 Month 130.07 lbs
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Precise prediction of the final weight of Great Danes

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Great Dane: Frequently asked questions about the dog breed

How much does a Great Dane puppy weigh?

Typically, a Great Dane puppy weighs around 17,5 - 45,4 lbs at 2 months old and continues to gain an additional 29,54 lbs over the next 2 months. By approximately 18 weeks, when the puppy reaches the adolescent stage, a Great Dane puppy weighs about 46,5 - 77,5 lbs.

What is the typical size of a Great Dane?

The size of an Great Dane can vary depending on gender and genetics. Generally, male Great Danes reach a shoulder height of approximately 81 cm, while females have an average shoulder height of around 76 cm.

When is the dog breed Great Dane fully grown?

The dog breed Great Dane usually reaches full physical maturity at about 22 to 22 months of age. However, this may vary from individual to individual, as each dog has its own growth rate.

What is the average weight of a fully grown Great Dane?

The weight of a fully grown Great Dane dog can vary depending on factors such as gender and genetics. On average, male dogs of this breed typically weigh between 119.0 - 198.4 lbs. Female dogs, on the other hand, usually have a weight range of 99.2 - 130.1 lbs.

What is the average lifespan of a Great Dane dog?

Great Danes generally have a life expectancy of approximately 8 to 10 years. With proper care, nutrition, and regular veterinary attention, they can lead happy and healthy lives.