To call a 175-pound dog a 'lapdog' may sound a bit strange, but that is until you meet a Great Dane. Standing at least 30 inches from paw to shoulder, these cuddly canines are often referred to as "the world's largest lapdogs," as they often don't realize their own enormity. Yes, this breed is so large a since-deceased Great Dane by the name of Zeus holds the world record for the tallest dog, standing at 44 inches from paw to shoulder.
According to the American Kennel Club, Great Danes currently rank as the 24th most popular dog breed and once you see one it's easy to see why people love them.
We've rounded up a collection of adorable and hilarious pictures of these huggable, huge dogs that are sure to bring a smile to your face. Scroll down and don't forget to upvote your favs!
1 Blind Great Dane Lily Has Her Own Seeing-Eye Dog Maddison Who Takes Her For Walks
2 Just Having A Small Talk About This And That
3 I Trained My Great Dane To Take Selfies With Me - If I'm Sitting And Extend My Arm With My Phone In Hand, She Plops Up Next To Me, Leans, And Gives The Camera This Look
4 My Graceful Great Dane Hendrix
5 Louis Made A New Friend
6 This Is Why I Love Great Danes
7 Have You Seen My Ball?
8 The Noble Great Dane
9 Settling In For Nap Time
10 Pippin, A Helpless Baby Fawn Was Abandoned By Her Mother. Great Dane Kate Adopted Pippin Immediately And They Have Been Best Friends Ever Since