Great Dane Rescue/Adoption

People who want a Great Dane usually search to buy a puppy – this is a common and accepted pattern of thought. There is indeed a great bonding there when a puppy is brought home and seen through the growing pains, trained, loved, corrected, cared for. You also learn to understand what it likes and what it does not like – it becomes an integral part of your family.

Would A Great Dane Rescue/Adoption Be A Better Option

Before you decide, try considering this. For every puppy that you will find available, there may be 5-10 adult, rejected Great Danes languishing in animal shelters, waiting to be rescued. These giant animals who are nothing but overgrown puppies in their temperament, suffer greatly in the confinement of the animal shelter and pine for people’s companionship. Would it not be better to choose one from these unfortunate Great Danes, instead of buying a puppy?

Take into consideration the problems and headaches that come with a growing puppy at home. There are also a number of uncertainties that loom large when you go for this method of acquiring a Great Dane. You will wonder whether the puppy’s temperament will be good when it grows up, whether it will be trained properly, whether all the efforts involved is really worth it, when there is a simple alternative – to get an already grown up Great Dane from a rescue home.

A Great Dane rescue/adoption would offer you a readymade alternative – you will get what you see and more often than not, you will enjoy all the happiness and pleasure of having a Great Dane without having to go through the trouble of raising a puppy. This could be an excellent solution for people who have limited time on their hands to spend on such a huge task.

And There Is More –

- a Great Dane rescue/adoption would make you feel wonderful everytime you look at the giant that curls quietly at your feet; you saved this huge animal’s life and it feels great to know that;

- this dog is very sensitive and will know that the second lease of its life is owed to you; as a result of which a special bonding will be created that cannot be expressed in words – it can only be experienced.

- the adult dog will almost always be excellently trained and have a very balanced temperament - life can be pretty simple with a Great Dane rescue/adoption

- you could often get a purebred adult Great Dane from the a Great Dane rescue/adoption centre at one fraction of the cost that would be involved in buying and bringing up a purebred puppy

These are solid reasons for which you should definitely at least think of considering adopting a Great Dane from the animal shelter. At the same time, you should ensure that you are aware of the top ten Great Dane rescue mistakes that people normally do.

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