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How much do great Danes cost?

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Many factors, including breeder history, bloodline and color, contribute to the cost of a great Dane puppy. Average prices range anywhere from $700 to $3,000, although puppies can be purchased from shelters for less than $300.

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How much do great Danes cost?
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Great Danes are often referred to as "gentle giants" and are extra-large dogs that stand anywhere from 28 to 36 inches and weigh anywhere from 110 to 180 pounds. This dog breed chows down six to 10 cups of food daily and craves human attention and companionship. Great Danes are wonderful protective family pets that require minimal grooming and bathing, but because of their strength and size, it is recommended they attend obedience class.

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