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Great Dane puppies and dogs in Charlotte, North Carolina

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TALL TITAN

Great Dane

Male, Adult
Charlotte, NC
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Tall Titan, is a strong and remarkable  Warrior, a dog that has fought to be alive and walking  today on this earth.  He has willed himself to come from the depths of pain and starvation to become this handsome boy that you see right now.  He is our Super Hero Pup and our example of a creature that has never given up even when it would have been easier to just go to sleep and never wake up.  When Titan came to a rescue lady’s house that Critter Cavalry knows, this boy was malnourished and just a skeleton of the puppy he should be as a Great Dane.  The lady has a love for the Danes and she asked CCR to please take him into our rescue before she fell in love and couldn’t let him go.  She had enough dogs and just felt the temptation to keep him was too great.  We agreed and soon Titan was ours to raise and get prepped for a new home and family.  Shortly afterwards his foster family noticed he was struggling to walk and his joints were inflamed. Titan was taken to several vets before receiving the diagnosis of  Hypertrophic osteodystrophy (HOD). He has been put on a regimen of medications, high calorie food and hydrotherapy and is now running, jumping and playing with other dogs. His favorite things to do are play with toys, run and nap in the sun. Titan is a large dog and will do best in a home with another large dog or two that he will be able to play with. He will continue to need medication intermittently for some time and to be followed by a veterinarian.  If you have large breed dog experience and are willing to take on this fellas special needs please contact Critter Cavalry Rescue. He is not house trained to hold longer than 4 hours.  He needs to eat separately at mealtimes and he needs to learn better how to play with his toys in a group setting if there are other dogs.  If he is the only dog then there is no special monitoring.  Titan rides like a champ in the car or truck and he is definitely crate trained with good dog/name recall.  He would be easier to watch in the yard if you had a real physical fence installed since he likes to wander off out of curiosity.   Please email Critter Cavalry at ccrnewengland@gmail.com if you are interested.  He is great with young children/boys that are rough and tumble and lots of noise. PLEASE NOTE:  Our dogs are transported from Tennessee to meeting places in the states where we have posted.  Further information about us is given on our Adopt-A-Pet site.  The adoption fees vary and will be provided as well as noted on the application you receive.  Contact us at 615-661-5333 or ccrnewengland@gmail.comMay 18, 2024, 8:13 pm
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LAYLAH

Great Dane

Female, Adult
Charlotte, NC
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Laylah is a beautiful pure bred Great Dane that is 129 pounds and 4yrs young.  This girl lost her home because the other female Great Dane was jealous of her and jumping on her to create a fight.  The family could not afford for them to seriously hurt each other. It was best to have Laylah leave the home for her own safety. She is totally vetted and  spayed and is up to date on vaccines.  She came in scared and unsure of everything because of the turmoil she has been experiencing at her home.  After some work and socializing, she has come out of her shell and she loves to be by her person's side and will make a great companion for someone.  She would most likely need to be an only dog since she is still suffering from the fear of being attacked again by another dog.  She does not show fear to all dogs…but some of the larger ones she is defensive at the moment. She hasn't been off leash around cats but seems to not mind them walking by, even appeared playful through the glass with a cat in the cat colony. She has done well meeting new people but gets nervous if her secure shelter person leaves the room.  She shows this by waiting nose to the door until her person comes back. She walks great on a leash and hops right in the car and rides well. She loves to lay on her stuffies and play with her toys, just playing never destroys them. She will carry around the toy in her mouth just to show everyone what she has. In the mornings she gets the pony girl zoomies where she just yeehawws around the yard until she wears out then she is pretty reserved the rest of the day hanging out behind the shelter desk. When too many dogs are going in out it stresses her so she gets put up in an office until things settle down.  She doesn't seem to mind kids and she will greet them gently. Another plus is that she is also housebroken.  PLEASE NOTE:  Our dogs are transported from Tennessee to meeting places in the states where we have posted.  Further information about us is given on our Adopt-A-Pet site.  The adoption fees vary and will be provided as well as noted on the application you receive.  Contact us at 615-661-5333 or ccrnewengland@gmail.comMay 18, 2024, 8:13 pm
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Athena Darla

Great Dane

Female, Young
Charlotte, NC
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Quick Facts: Estimated Birthday: 1/24/2023 Breed: Great Dane Mix Size: roughly 100 pounds House Trained: Yes Athena came to the rescue after an amazing bystander overheard her owners planning to dump her at a dog park! This hero bystander jumped in and contacted us about taking in the dog. Athena may be a big girl, but she only has two speeds: 1. Play like crazy with her foster dog brothers, and 2. cuddle on the couch with a chew toy. Her favorite activity is playing with her foster dog brother, who is roughly about her size. She loves to cuddle with him and run in the yard with him. She is also a trained shadow… some may say “velcro dog”…and will follow you around the house. Athena is very dog-friendly to both large and small dogs. She walks well on a leash but does not enjoy car rides. She won’t fight it, but it’s her least favorite activity. She has not been cat tested. Athena is fully potty-trained, but she firmly believes that the rain will kill her, and sometimes, getting her to go out in storms can be a challenge. Athena would probably not be best left alone without supervision. She is a bit of a chewer. She is crated trained and sleeps in her crate. However, Athena is very smart and has learned how to escape a regular crate. She will need a heavy-duty, double-enforced one in her new home. Before emailing- please read: - Yes, this dog is available for adoption - The adoption fee for Athena is $465 - Apply at c2cnd.org - The adoption fee covers their age appropriate shots, microchip, deworming, spay/neuter, and any other medical expenses while in our care. - Local adopters only. Due to our thorough adoption process including home visits, we limit our adoptions to local families in the greater Charlotte area. - If you have any additional questions, email us at dogs@c2cnd.org and we will respond as soon as possible!
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DREIDEL

Great Dane Labrador Retriever

Male, 8 yrs 5 mos
Charlotte, NC
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Please contact foster parent at jsworl@gmail.com•Housebroken•Non-destructive•Dog friendly•Good with kids•GREAT in the car•Loves walks•Low/medium energy•Couch potato•Happy + loving guy•Big head + droopy eyes•Walks well on leash•NO cats**
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KIEL

Great Dane

Female, 8 mos
Charlotte, NC
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
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Maddie

Great Dane

Female, 2 yrs 1 mo
Waxhaw, NC
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet Maddie, the charming 2-year-old Great Dane who is eagerly searching for her new forever family! With her heartwarming demeanor and irresistible charm, Maddie is the perfect addition to any loving household. Her big smile is sure to brighten your day. She is a constant source of happiness, and the best girl you could ever ask for. Her playful spirit knows no bounds, and she delights in every moment spent with her loved ones. Her ideal forever home includes a fenced-in yard where she can play and explore to her heart’s content. She thrives in an environment where she can stretch out her legs and soak up the sunshine. When she is done with her fun-filled day get ready for some big bear hugs. This lovable girl is also super smart and very treat motivated which makes training sessions a fun experience for all. This gentle giant is great with everyone she meets, from children to adults, and even other pets! Her friendly nature and welcoming attitude make her an instant hit wherever she goes. She is fully grown weighing 120lbs, spayed, current on vaccines and microchipped. If you are looking for a new addition to your family, devoted friend and companion, Maddie is your girl. Contact us today at adopt@carolinapaws.com to make Maddie part of your family
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Poppy

Great Dane

Female, Adult
Iron Station, NC
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet Poppy! Poppy is a 3 year old Dane that was at a local surrender as a stray. We don't have a lot of info on her previous life but we do know she has had several litters. Poppy evaluated well at the shelter but sometimes in a shelter environment you don't always get a good read on a dog because they are stressed. Now...don't take that wrong...she is an amazingly sweet sweet girl! But... she is not so great with other dogs IN the home. She can go out in public and be around other dogs with a confident owner that is good at reading her signals if she is stressed. She doesn't bark or lunge or any of that nonsense unless she is with a "soft" owner and one where she feels they are not in control or confident. But... if a dog invades her space or their energy is too much she will let them know and fire off. Poppy LOVES her people and wants to be as close as she can. She is a first class cuddler! You need to keep food off the counters because this girl came in hungry and even though she is now getting regular meals she can counter surf like a pro! Since Poppy was a little rough around the edges we sent this beauty off to training. While she was there they worked on her being able to be OK around other dogs in public and also worked on desensitizing her on storms. Sister has some storm anxiety but if she is in her XXL kennel will settle. If you are at home and a storm rolls up...just put her in place with her place command and she will lay down and you won't hear a peep! Did we say how incredibly smart this girl is?? She is food motivated and would be great with a family that would want to continue training and keep her mind stimulated! Her trainer had a 5 month old and she was great with them...even gave her sweet kisses! Poppy rides great in the car, house trained and good on leash. Poppy is up to date on all vaccines, spayed and has had her stomach tacked to prevent gastric torsion. Poppy is being fostered in Concord NC with her trainer. He will provide extra training to her new owners and work with them and her on acclimating into a new home. Poppy needs a dog savvy owner that is confident and sets boundaries for her so she doesn't feel she needs to step up to do that. Poppy will require a fenced yard and no kids under the age of 12yrs. While she has been great with kids a home with lots of new kids in and out all the time would stress her. If interested in Poppy send us an email at  greatdanefriends.com*****Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love covers NC and surrounding states for adoptions. We require a fenced yard (exceptions made on a case by case basis - NO exceptions for puppies or deaf/vision impaired dogs - no invisible fencing), that stairs in the home be covered with some sort of slip resistant material to prevent injury, that all other animals in the home be up to date on vaccinations as well as spayed/neutered and that all dogs live inside as a part of the family. Our approval process consists of an application, vet and reference checks, phone interview and house check. Please email us for an application or if you have any questions.*****   May 14, 2024, 12:00 pm
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Bob

Great Dane

Male, Young
Iron Station, NC
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet Bob!He is a 18 month old neutered male Dane. Bob is such a special guy! Bob has survived a significant amount of trauma in his short life. His previous family's home was lost in a fire. Thankfully, all 4 of the family's dogs were able to get out alive. However, once in temporary housing, the family was no longer able to keep the dogs. The 3 little dogs were sent to a rescue, but Bob was left abandoned in the backyard after the fire. Bob was terrified when he was brought into rescue. Since being in his foster home, Bob has made huge strides coming out of his shell. He absolutely loves small dogs and cats. He's learning how to be with big dogs, as his foster home has dogs of all sizes, including another Great Dane. He enjoys car rides and rides calmly in the car. When first put on a leash, he melted onto the floor. He's learning how to walk on a leash with a lot of positive reinforcement, but it's something that does make him nervous. He's a love bug with so much life in him! He just needs someone patient to help him learn how to trust again! He would do well in a home with another confident dog to help guide him, but this isn't necessary for adoption. He is house trained and has lived with kids and was good with them. Since Bob has been through so much and needs to build some confidence we would recommend kids 8 yrs and up. He is being fostered in Asheville NC and will require a fenced yard. If interested in Bob you can email us at info@greatdanefriends.com for an application. *****Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love covers NC and surrounding states for adoptions. We require a fenced yard (exceptions made on a case by case basis - NO exceptions for puppies or deaf/vision impaired dogs - no invisible fencing), that stairs in the home be covered with some sort of slip resistant material to prevent injury, that all other animals in the home be up to date on vaccinations as well as spayed/neutered and that all dogs live inside as a part of the family. Our approval process consists of an application, vet and reference checks, phone interview and house check. Please email us for an application or if you have any questions.*****   May 14, 2024, 12:00 pm
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Jackson

Great Dane

Male, Adult
Iron Station, NC
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet Jackson! He is a 2 1/2-3 yr old stray, who was found hiding under a tree, on the side of a highway. He had no microchip & was weighed in at only 70lbs. He has been steadily gaining weight (97lbs now) & enjoys fresh foods added to his regular dog food. Nothing but the best for this boy! He also takes treats very gently & is learning basic commands. He would love a family who is willing to continue his training & work on his socialization. He loves praise & is attentive to learning. When he landed in rescue, he was scared of everything, even squeak toys. But he loves bones, a stuffed Kong, & some plush toys. Jackson is currently being fostered with a cat & does well...until the cat decides to be the Cat BOSS...causing him to retreat to safe quarters. He is not confrontational at all. Jackson does well with other dogs & is so cute when he play bows with them. He also rides in the car like a champ. And did you notice his Merle marking freckles on his muzzle & ears? So handsome!  Jackson is being fostered in Thomasville NC.  If interested in Jackson you can email us at info@greatdanefriends.com for an application. *****Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love covers NC and surrounding states for adoptions. We require a fenced yard (exceptions made on a case by case basis - NO exceptions for puppies or deaf/vision impaired dogs - no invisible fencing), that stairs in the home be covered with some sort of slip resistant material to prevent injury, that all other animals in the home be up to date on vaccinations as well as spayed/neutered and that all dogs live inside as a part of the family. Our approval process consists of an application, vet and reference checks, phone interview and house check. Please email us for an application or if you have any questions.*****   May 14, 2024, 12:00 pm
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Gus

Great Dane

Male, Puppy
Iron Station, NC
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Gus is a ~seven month old Dane who came in very underweight and is now living his best toddler-teen Dane life. Full of energy and mischief, he is doing his best to learn boundaries and be a polite leash walker. He is crate trained and while he does do well out and about and takes redirection well, he’s also very agile and delights in squirming into exactly the places he shouldn’t be in so continued training, awareness and ability to keep him in a safe place while you are gone (crating or otherwise) is a must. He is a roughhouser and loves wrestling with his doggie foster siblings and playing with toys. He would do well with other dogs, or as an only dog in a home able to dedicate time to expending his high puppy energy! Due to his rambunctious nature and rough and tumble large puppy energy, he would do best in a home with no children or older children/teens. He is very sweet and cuddly in between bursts of energy, and his quick learning is serving him well as he grows. He will be (and already is) a magnificent dog!  **Giant breed experience required and a fenced yard.  If interested in adopting email us at info@greatdanefriends.com for an application*****Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love covers NC and surrounding states for adoptions. We require a fenced yard (exceptions made on a case by case basis - NO exceptions for puppies or deaf/vision impaired dogs - no invisible fencing), that stairs in the home be covered with some sort of slip resistant material to prevent injury, that all other animals in the home be up to date on vaccinations as well as spayed/neutered and that all dogs live inside as a part of the family. Our approval process consists of an application, vet and reference checks, phone interview and house check. Please email us for an application or if you have any questions.*****   May 14, 2024, 12:00 pm
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Valentino

Great Dane

Male, Puppy
Iron Station, NC
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Valentino was rescued with his littermate, Clifford in February. At 4 months old, Valentino is nothing short of a gentleman with excellent manners, super snuggling skills, and an easy going personality. He loves to play with the other dogs in his foster home, and does very well with his human foster siblings too. He is crate-trained, almost housebroken, knows basic commands, and walks well on a leash. Valentino is incredibly sweet, very smart, and definitely has “heart dog” potential for one lucky person/family. He is being fostered in Asheville, NC. ***Requires a fenced yard and giant breed experience.  Email us at info@greatdanefriends for an application*****Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love covers NC and surrounding states for adoptions. We require a fenced yard (exceptions made on a case by case basis - NO exceptions for puppies or deaf/vision impaired dogs - no invisible fencing), that stairs in the home be covered with some sort of slip resistant material to prevent injury, that all other animals in the home be up to date on vaccinations as well as spayed/neutered and that all dogs live inside as a part of the family. Our approval process consists of an application, vet and reference checks, phone interview and house check. Please email us for an application or if you have any questions.*****   May 14, 2024, 12:00 pm

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Denver

Anatolian Shepherd

Male, Young
Charlotte, NC
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Denver was rescued from a county shelter after being there over a month. Sadly I have been put in the tough situation to rehome. Denver is a sweet boy who adores other dogs. He will need a string leader dedicated to training. I am happy to chat more about him and our situation.
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Zinnia Noelle

Anatolian Shepherd

Female, Adult
Charlotte, NC
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Zinnia Noelle Breed: Anatolian Shepherd Mix Gender: Female Estimated Birthday: Current Weight: 65 Pounds House & Crate Trained: Yes Adoption Fee: $265 Hi, I’m Zinnia Noelle! I was out on my own as a stray before I was rescued. The humans think I might be about 2 or 3 years old. Now I’m learning a lot at my foster home about good manners and look forward to settling in to my forever home! I’m learning well because I’m easy to redirect and am treat-motivated (yum!). I take some time to warm up to new situations and people. After I feel comfortable, I am lovey-dovey and enjoy being with my people and snuggling. If I want attention, I might paw at you - hey! If I haven’t seen you all day, I might be so excited that I jump (oh right, I’m learning I shouldn’t do that!). I like my foster’s teenager, but haven’t yet been seen around younger kids. I get along well with other dogs and cats. I’m actually pretty curious about cats and squirrels! Playing with other dogs is super fun (if I get rowdy, just redirect me)! I can tend to be on the alpha side and I’ve been seen herding other dogs. To be safe, it’s a good idea to introduce me slowly to larger dogs. I enjoy chewing on bones and toys, so much that I’ve stolen them from my foster sibling, and have even stolen the humans’ shoes and stuffed animals (still learning what’s OK to chew on). I love to be outside, running around and playing with other dogs (I’ve got medium energy). While I adjust to a new home, a 6-foot fence would be preferable, at least until I prove that I won’t run away. I’m totally house trained and also like my kennel. I walk pretty well on a leash, but it’s kind of new so I’m getting better. Let’s be buddies and practice together! Before emailing- please read: - Yes, this dog is available for adoption - The adoption fee for Zinnia Noelle is $265 - Apply at c2cnd.org - The adoption fee covers their age appropriate shots, microchip, deworming, spay/neuter, and any other medical expenses while in our care. - Local adopters only. Due to our thorough adoption process including home visits, we limit our adoptions to local families in the greater Charlotte area. - If you have any additional questions, email us at dogs@c2cnd.org and we will respond as soon as possible!

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Critter Cavalry Rescue -NC

Charlotte, NC 28201

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Critter Cavalry Rescue -NC

Charlotte, NC 28201

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Catering to Cats and Dogs

Charlotte, NC 28215

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Charlotte Mecklenburg Animal Services

8315 Byrum Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217

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Charlotte Mecklenburg Animal Services

8315 Byrum Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217

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20.4 miles

Carolina P.A.W.S.

P.O. Box 365, Waxhaw, NC 28173

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23.3 miles

Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love

Iron Station, NC 28080

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Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love

Iron Station, NC 28080

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Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love

Iron Station, NC 28080

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Iron Station, NC 28080

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