New DNA Testing Scheme for Great Danes

NEW DNA TESTING SCHEME FOR GREAT DANES The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for inherited myopathy of Great Danes (IMGD), following consultation with the breed’s health co-ordinator on behalf of the breed clubs. To find out which laboratories the Kennel Club is able to record results from, and which labs will send results direct to […]

Show Results: 20 – 22 April 2018

Western Gauteng Kennel Club (2) 20 April 2018 – Goldfields, Gauteng Dane entries: 4 – 2 dogs and 2 bitches Judge: Mrs Maite Gonzalbo Breed Results: CC Dog: VomDanois Paddington Bear – Miss M Geldenhuys CC Bitch: Toddington Ptarmigan – Mrs BA Harmer Best Puppy in Breed: Toddington Ptarmigan – Mrs BA Harmer Best of Breed: Ch Gaitewai a Falcon […]

Enter the seventh official colour – Merle

On 1 May 2018 GDCA (Great Dane Club of America) released the official result of their ballot on changes to the Great Dane Standard in America. There were four changes voted on, of which three passed. To be passed, the suggested change needed at least 66% “yes” vote. The one of interest for this post is: 4. Color Standard Changes/Merle […]