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Great Dane Dog for adoption in Indianapolis, Indiana - FFGDR
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Forever Friends Great Dane Rescue - Indiana

Facts about FFGDR

  • Breed: Great Dane
  • Color: Merle
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
  • Sex: Male
We’re Growing! Volunteers & Foster Homes Needed!

Here are just a few of the many Great Danes who were surrendered and adopted out during this year (2015). They are happily living in their forever homes. Check out the links below while they were fostered by several of our FFGDR volunteers.


Darla (white Great Dane who is blind & deaf)

Malachi & 6 mos old Dane-elle (both former FFGDR fosters)

Duke playing with St. Bernard

These are our current high medical needs foster Great Dane dogs

We, at FFGDR, are talking to you. You…yes, we’re talking to you.

We, as volunteers of the Forever Friends Great Dane Rescue (FFGDR), know you are our wonderful, potential FFGDR volunteers.

We know your daily life with work and family tends to take over at times and give you a very little free time to stop and take a breath. If we could have it our way, we’d provide you a very loving Great Dane laying or sitting next to you, to comfort you and to be a good companion to you.

Unfortunately, such loving Great Danes are needing your help first. They are in dire need of being surrendered, to be rescued from neglect, abuse and/or needing medical help.

We, at FFGDR, know every one of you out there has some type of talent, or degree, or an experience in something. Or, you are looking for an opportunity to gain knowledge and experience.

It might be something in which you use every day or maybe you never have at all, but you've been thinking about doing this.

FFGDR has been vastly growing (now serving Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Missouri) and we are in dire need of more volunteers.

We need someone to help with any of the following:
Fostering (Great Dane puppies and/or adults)
Transport (picking up and delivering Great Danes)
Seeking small and big grants
Fundraising Events
Educational Events (i.e. talking to school children, etc)
Public Relations
Social Medias
Promotional Events
and other needs (i.e. websites, special fun events, etc)

While we need volunteers of any titles and in all four states, there is one thing we need the most: Foster Homes

Because we are sorely lacking in Foster Homes, it is heart-breaking that we’ve had no choice but to turn away new surrenders. If you would step in and provide your home to new Great Dane surrenders, please know that the average stay of foster dogs is about 3 weeks. Without a doubt, there will always be more incoming surrenders, waiting to be rescued.

Please, please, please become our foster parents! At the same time, you are certainly welcome to help us out in other area of interests within the FFGDR.

FFGDR volunteers are very flexible to your needs and wants.

Please sign up at the FFGDR Volunteer link:

We promise you —- All Great Dane puppy and adult surrenders will be so grateful and happy to see you! You’ll be saving their lives!

About Forever Friends Great Dane Rescue - Indiana

About Our Rescue Group...

Forever Friends Great Dane Rescue (FFGDR) was founded by a small group of people dedicated to the great dane breed. Our goal is to help neglected, abandoned, and abused great danes find their forever homes while educating the public. We believe that every animal deserves a forever family to love them unconditionally for the rest of their lives.

We are a small start up group with many years of experience with great danes and rescue. Our collective experience with Dane rescue will allow us to continue our desire to make an impact on the lives of the great danes we can take in and help. Currently, we accept surrenders from families and shelters and adopt to forever homes in Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, and parts of Wisconsin.. With the help of our supporters, we hope to eventually grow our group, spread our message, and rescue great danes.

FFGDR specializes in great danes. We accept great danes of all ages and from all types of situations. We are not a shelter, our dogs live in foster homes as part of a family until their medical and emotional needs have been met and they are ready for their forever homes.

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Our Adoption Process...

Interested applicants must complete an adoption application and pay a non-refundable $25 application fee. We verify references and then either a home check is scheduled or a letter is sent explaining that the application has been denied. Once the home check is performed and approved, the adopters are contacted by the adoption's coordinator and presented with a dog.