Adoptable Danes

Half of All Dogs Relinquished to Shelters Share This Trait

Sadly, many dog parents either don’t understand what socializing a dog involves, or don’t feel it’s important, but nothing could be further from the truth. As a dog guardian myself and like most veterinarians,

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Dogs From Irresponsible Breeders, Puppy Mills Have More Behavioral Problems

Many well-intentioned pet owners come across an adorable puppy in a pet store or online ad, fall in love and bring the pup home — without giving much thought to where the puppy was raised in his initial weeks of life.

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32yrsThe 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.


STOLEN!!!!!!!! Beware, Full grown adult male, unfixed very recognizable double black eye patches. This Great Dane belongs to a Volunteer Fire Fighter in Vermont. He is also a Fire House Dog.

If anyone offers this Dog for any amount of money or is asking a rehoming fee or stud fee. Call or text me asap. VEHICLE, Description Light color SUV Partial Vermont Plate JCY ??? Dog STOLEN from the North east Kingdom near the NH border. PLEASE HELP put these CRIMINALS in Jail.
Bo is an 8 yr old intact male harlequin.
He was let out on 1-27-18 with his Rottie friend in the evening to relieve himself for about 15 minutes and when the owner called the Rottie came in but Bo was missing.  They followed the tracks in the snow that led to the snowmobile trail, but no Bo, there was moose and deer tracks.     There was a confirmed sighting of him on 1-29-18 & 1-30-18 and a possible one on 1-31-18.
The owner has contacted the police, Vet hospitals, local newspaper with in a 50 mile radius. He’s done mass blasts of posters and other media sites.
There is 4 Harls in the area where he lives and it was confirmed that it isn’t Bo.

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  • Sat

    Broadway Barks

    300PM to 630PM

    20th ANNIVERSARY OF BROADWAY BARKS! and Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue will be there!




    BROADWAY BARKS is taking over Shubert Alley again on Saturday, July 14, 2018 for the 20th anniversary of the star-studded dog and cat adoption event that benefits New York City animal rescue groups. The event, co-founded by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore, features Broadway celebrities who use their star power to help find loving homes for animals in need from 28 participating NYC area shelters.

    This year, Peters will host Broadway Barks with Victor Garber, her co-star in the Tony Award-winning revival of Hello, DollyOver the last 20 years, more than 2,000 cats and dogs have stolen Broadway’s spotlight and the hearts of all who come to the event. Approximately 85% of these furry friends have successfully found forever homes. The event, produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will take place in Shubert Alley (located between 44th and 45th Streets, between Broadway and Eighth Avenues).  Festivities begin at 3 p.m. for a ‘meet and greet’ with all the adoptable pets (adoption event); from 5-6:30 p.m. adoptees make their Broadway debut on stage alongside some of Broadway’s favorite stars (celebrity presentations).

    The event is free and open to the public.