Our Mission:

The Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League, Inc. (MAGDRL) was organized in 1979 to serve the seven states of the Mid-Atlantic region. The organization is a DC corporation and has a charitable tax-exemption under 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

MAGDRL is staffed completely by volunteers. Like all humane groups, MAGDRL is in the unique position of helping both humans and pets. In our case, the pets are Great Danes and mixed Dane dogs, and the people are those who have or want the companionship of the breed or, often, just dogs in general.

Available Danes

Emma – Rescue in Need

Emma – Read more for the latest update Donate Note: Emma is on Medical Hold and is a Rescue in Need Emma was found in upstate NY wandering on the road.  She was emaciated, #71, 5-6 yrs old, her ribs, hips and backbones were sticking out.  The tip of her tail looks like someone just cut

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Traits of Responsible Breeders

Traits of Backyard Breeders

The MAGDRL 2021 Calendar is now on Sale $7.50

Visit our Dane Depot to order yours now

Thank you for supporting MAGDRL!!!

Can’t get enough of Great Dane apparel?

Check out Great Dane Tees for a selection of Great Dane Products.  Please select the Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue (MAGDRL) as your rescue and MAGDRL will receive 20% of the purchase price.

Coronavirus Update

MAGDRL continues to monitor the state restrictions and recommendations to help decrease the spread of COVID-19.  We are slowly beginning to complete home visits which were stopped during the stay at home order.

We have implemented safety measures to perform these visits as safely as possible.  We want to keep everyone as safe as possible as the pandemic continues thru it’s current course. Thanks you for your continued support and understanding as we navigate through these challenging times. Our dedication to Danes in need continues to be our number one goal. Our hope is to keep everyone safe, healthy and whole.