The first 2 lines of links are the
articles from Purina about Health for Great Danes. Below are
descriptions of the other links above.
Here is a good pamphlet to have
available wherever you are with your dog. Save a Life: Learn Animal
The Great Dane Club of America has
developed a set of guidelines for anesthesia and surgery in Great
Danes, aimed at reducing the risk of certain complications that may
be more prevalent in giant-breed dogs. Please reference the link
above fore more details.
First Aid Information on the possibility of
saving your dane from bloat
with pictures and information on where to obtain
a bloat kit.
Proper ear taping is very important if you want to have good looking
ears on your dane. Taping can make or break a great looking
Great Dane. You paid to have them cropped, so don't waste your money
by not keeping them taped up correctly. The link above has a little
information on one way that will help you accomplish this. Click on
the links above.
GDCA ER Vet Listings
Possible Great Dane Vet
Listings and Emergency Vet Listings and map locations are now up on the
GDCA website. These are listings that have been suggested by club
members to help assist anyone that is looking for a vet who is familiar
with great danes. Click on Veterinarians in the Minneapolis Metro Area.
Otherwise if you are on the main GDCA homepage, you can click on "Great
Dane", "Health and Welfare" and then "Emergency Clinics" and
it will take you there also.
GDCA Vet List
This is an ongoing list that will have
PDF files with maps for Vets locations
around the United States and Canada that have been suggested as Vets
that treat Great Danes. It is constantly being revised and updated to
find the best way to navigate the list. Please bear with us as it is
Metro Emergency Vet Services
Metro Emergency Vet Service in the Minneapolis Metro area:
Coon Rapids (north metro),
Eden Prairie (southwest metro),
Golden Valley (Hwy 55-west
metro) and St. Cloud
Click on the link below for more information.
This document is the handout that Dr. Dodds gave us at her
seminar when she was here in November of 2005. It was a very
interesting 2 day experience. She is very knowledgeable in her field
and we could probably have been there at least a week with all that
she had to share with us. It was very worthwhile listening to her speak.
This is a listing of Vets in the Minneapolis surrounding
metropolitan area that members of our Heart of Minnesota Great Dane
Club have used and recommend
for treating Great Danes. Also listed, along with maps of their
locations, are Emergency Vets, which are the same as the listing
above for the Metro Emergency Vet Services. They are just able to be
printed out on this PDF format so you can keep a copy handy in case
you need it. This document also appears on the Great Dane Club of