Listings for Great Danes which have been adopted.

Unlike other Rescue organizations, we do NOT post our available Danes on PetFinders.

You must complete and submit our Adoption Application to be considered for a rescue from us.


Meet Lincoln, a sweet boy looking for his forever home. Lincoln is a 4 year old handsome boy, looking for a new home as he is a bit too energetic and rambunctious with his two young human siblings. He would do best in a home with no children. He is very energetic and will need […]


Arlo is a sweet and playful young lad with a heart full of love and puppy energy. Despite not having the best start in life, he is eager to please and always up for a treat. Arlo is currently working on improving his leash manners and controlling his excitement around other dogs, especially the smaller […]


*** I’ve been adopted! *** Meet Lady! A beautiful two-year-old Merle Great Dane with a heart as big as her size. Lady may have had a rough start in her previous life, but her spirit remains resilient and full of love. Lady is accustomed to being crated and finds comfort in having her own safe […]


Thank you! I’ve found my forever home! FRANKIE This beautiful gal is looking for a home where she will be the ONLY dog. She wants to have ALL the attention, ALL the affection and ALL the toys to herself. Now, outside of her home she does well with other dogs…bigger is better! The girl knows […]


This beautiful brindle girl is 2 years and 2 months old. Luna was adopted from Danes in Distress in May 2023 to a very loving couple who have given her everything a Dane could possibly want and need. Unfortunately, for Luna and her family, a serious of health issues has forced Luna’s mom into finding […]


**** Adoption Pending *****   Introducing Keava!  A beautiful Great Dane/English Mastiff mix.  She is a sweet girl who will thrive in a home where she can be the solo pet and bond closely with her human family.  A devoted companion and a huge cuddler, she gives her love unconditionally.  Keava can be shy when […]


Hey everyone! 👋 We would like to introduce you to Onyx! Onyx is a 2 yr old, fully vetted and neutered male Great Dane, and boy…is he a stunner. Onyx is well loved and has been well trained, but due to a change in family dynamics, he is now conducting interviews for some new peeps. […]


Bonjour everyone! My name is Jimmy and  I came to Danes in Distress after finding myself at a shelter in the Ottawa area. We are not quite sure of my age, I think I’m between 2-4 years old. I’m am pretty fluent in French but picking up English quickly. I’m a quick learner! I’m a […]


My name is Willy and I have just recently come into DiD! My foster Mom tells me I am about as sweet and affectionate as they come! In fact, if you look up ‘sweet’ in the dictionary, my pic is what you’ll see! At 13 months old, I am a giant puppy. I am a […]


**** Adoption pending **** Meet Nova! This sweet one year old girl has had a rough start in life, originating from a puppy mill/hoarding situation, but that hasn’t diminished her loving personality. Nova can be a bit shy in new environments, but with patience and trust-building, she blossoms into a confident and playful pup. She […]


I’ve been adopted!   Meet Axel! This handsome boy is looking for a foster or a foster-to-adopt home. Axel is a is a gentle giant with a loyal and calm temperament. A typical Dane who doesn’t know his size and loves to cuddle and sit on your lap. He’s great at walking on a leash […]


Luna is currently in a foster to adopt home.


Thank you, I have been adopted!   If Jolly was asking she’d say, “Don’t forget to tell them I like lots of loving, a warm lap, and how clever I am with my puzzle toys …. Oh and do you think they might have a dog brother for me who will be my BFF?” This […]


*** Goliath has found his forever foster family ** Stay tuned for updates!!   Calling all special humans! Are you looking for someone to love? Or are you looking for someone to love you unconditionally, and accept you for who you are? Are you looking for a relationship that’s fulfilling with a splash of slobber [...]


I found my forever family! Do you live in the country or a rural environment and want to share your home with a GREAT, Great Dane? Well, do we have the boy for you! Stone (3 years, 140 lbs) has been looking for a country home for 6 months now. He’s a big, fun loving […]


***Adoption Pending***   Meet Boris!!   This loveable 19-month-old big boy is looking for a family that can help him continue with his training, and is ready for a strong, growing puppy, full of life and love. Boris has the biggest paws but is very gentle, just wanting hugs and kisses. Boris lives with a […]


*** Currently in a foster to adopt home *** Age: 7 years young Neutered: Yes House trained: Yes Leash trained: work in progress – dog reactive Able to walk off-leash: Yes Good with dogs: Yes. All sizes Good with cats: Yes Good with kids: Yes (8+) Crate trained: No Vaccinated: Yes Microchipped: Yes Thor is […]


Meet Thor! This handsome boy has just come into DiD foster and is settling in well. Thor is a big beautiful boy who just wants to be everyone’s friend! He’s a loveable goofy guy who is almost 7 but doesn’t act like a senior dane. Sometimes he’s even got energy to spare when the zoomies […]


Well, hey there! My name is Mya and I’m a little over 2 years old!  I came to my foster home a few months ago and I’m really proud on how much progress I have made! It took me a little while to learn how to settle and relax in my foster home, but I […]


Moose has made his way to his forever home!   Meet Moose! This handsome 4 year old fawn is looking for his forever home. Moose is a super sweet boy that, like most danes, is not aware of his size.  So, when he gets excited and zoomies ensue, it can be a bit chaotic.  Rest […]


*** Adoption Pending***   Luna (DOB 1.1.2021 / 2 YOA) is a beautiful young girl, with such a love for life and her humans. She lived in a multiple dog household and as Luna matured, one of the female dogs started to physically attack her, causing some significant injuries on several occasions.  Luna is undergoing […]


Dozer’s foster family worked very hard to help him settle into their home and just couldn’t let him go…they have joined the happy world of foster failing and he’s been adopted!! Way to go Dozer!


Thank you! I have been adopted! Hey everyone! I’m Cookie! If you’ve visited this page before you’ll have seen me around. I’ve been learning new stuff and everyone tells me I’m doing great. When I first arrived in my foster home I was a bit overwhelmed. I didn’t know what I was supposed to do, […]

Ben (AKA Dozer)

Ben has gone to his forever home!     Meet Ben! This handsome cross is approximately 1 year old and came to us as a stray from a shelter. If you’re looking for an enthusiastic companion who loves adventure, Ben is your guy! He adores going for walks and hikes, and after a long day, […]


This sweet giant ball of handsome went to his forever family! Adopted.


Minnow is enjoying her new life, with her forever family! Adopted! Introducing Minnow, a beautiful, 4 year old, Blue female Great Dane. She recently came to Danes in Distress and is looking for the right family to adopt her. Minnow is good on leash with a Halti, no reactivity to passing dogs or squirrels, but […]


Opie has moved on to the next chapter…his forever home! Adopted!     Opie is 2.5 years of age and a big (180 lbs) “sweet boy”, very much loved by his family. The decision to surrender him to Danes in Distress has been hard for them. With a busy household of four young children and […]


Molly is a doll of a gal that just came into foster with DiD. Sadly her owner passed and Maverick and her were taken to a shelter.  She is now settling into foster and her bio will be coming soon as we learn more about her. Stay tuned…


Adopted… Meet Rhea! (She answers to Ree!) Sweet Rhea is a cuddle bug, quiet in your pocket Dane, who also loves her zoomies (they don’t last long but boy is she quick!) She is an incredibly loyal, never out of your sight kinda gal! She is learning to love her her people and is best […]


Adopted… Meet Zane!! Zane is a 19 month old Brindlequin.  This boy is full of energy and loves to play! His foster mom says he is a real velcro dog, following her from room to room and such a gentle giant.  Zane came to use underweight but has no health issues, so it’s just a […]


Adopted – 22-Oct-21 Dakota is a sweet 6 year old girl who has just come into DiD as a foster to adopt with her family.  We are not currently accepting applications for her.


Adopted – 06-Oct-21 Ebony is a 8 1/2 year old young female harlequin.  Her foster mom describes her as a sweet, smart loving girl who is perfect in every way.  She is quiet, well behaved and loves everybody. Ebony loves to go for walks and greets everyone with a wagging tail.  She does not get […]


Beamer has already made his way to his forever home! Congrats Beamer!


Athena has found her forever! Congrats!


Hendrix is a lovely 2 year old Dane/ Mastiff cross. He is good with other dogs and can get super excited at times. He is  very friendly and does have a little separation anxiety. Would be best suited to live with a buddy. He has been scheduled to be neutered.


Congrats to Titan for finding his forever home!! We wish you many happy years together!


This beautiful senior gal has come into DiD’s care through no fault of her own. Zoey is a super sweet 6.5 year old that knows all her basic commands and is great off leash and on.  She’s great with people, children & cats and is not destructive when left on her own. Zoey was just […]


Update: Happy Tails for Scooby… Woohoo! Look at the smile on this boys face! Congrats to Mr. Scoob for making his way to his forever family this weekend. Meet Scooby! Scooby is a two year old who came to us from a shelter and is currently in foster. He was vet checked this past week […]


We aren’t going to beat around the bush and are just going to say it Maggie is a difficult dog to find a forever home for.  Time to time we get Danes that have been terribly mistreated and life has been awful prior to coming to rescue, Maggie is one of those Danes. In May we […]