Elbow and Hip Dysplasia
Homeland and time of occurrence: Argentina, 1920s; height 61-69 cm, weight 36-45 kg.
Description: The Great Dane of Argentina is a solid, imposing dog with a powerful character. The body of these dogs is covered with a short, thick, smooth and shiny coat of white color. Mention is also made of the massive skull along with strong, powerful jaws.
Breed history: In the 1920s, Antonio Martinez, a famous Argentine breeder, developed an original breeding program, the purpose of which was to obtain individuals of dogs capable of preying on such predators like cougars, jaguars, etc. Continue reading