Happy Tails

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.


Adopted on 04-Sep-20   Her name is Manchita. Her life consisted of a never-ending cycle of breeding every 6 months when short-tied to a post. She was kept outside and used strictly as a breeding bitch without regard for her welfare, becoming totally emaciated with the constant physical demands of raising puppies which were snatched


Adopted on 24-Aug-20. Rocky is a young pup (1 year 6 months) who, when surrendered to Danes in Distress was showing the signs of an unstable start in life. He’d already lived in two homes. Rocky was anxious, lacking in confidence and uncertain. When he became unsure, he chose to respond in a protective manner.


Adopted May 20, 2020. Grace came into our care as she wasn’t getting along with the other dogs in her home.  She is currently being fostered in a board and train program at the Canine Habitat in Ottawa, and is doing very well.  She does not do well with harsh handling from humans as she’s


Adopted 12-May-2020 Bio coming soon!!!


Adopted 12-May-2020   Meet Baloo….this handsome fella sure hasn’t had the best start to life 😔 He was found tied to a pole, in a parking lot. Abandoned.  His body inflamed with what appears to be a food allergy. He was taken into a shelter, where they took amazing care of him, both medically and


Adopted 09-May-2020 Bio coming soon!!!


Adopted 02-May-2020 Just shy of two years old, Zeus is a God in his own mind.  He is devoted, reserved, friendly and loving…gentle when he’s not in motion.  He’s a typical teenager that gives play his all. Zeus is a strong and athletic boy who would do well with a high energy playmate who can


Adopted May 8, 2020… *Due to an incredible amount of applications for Winnie, we will be putting further applications on hold* Winnie is a super sweet, 9 month old girl who is doing well in her foster home.  She is still learning the ropes with house-breaking but for the most part, let’s them know when

Chester & Chelsea

Adopted 21-April-20   Hi Everyone! Remember Us?   Chester and Chelsea are bonded siblings or as we call them “The Twins” have returned to our care. They need to be the only dogs in their new furever home. They are 17 months old and full of beans, both are neutered/spayed, UTD on their shots, and


Adopted 08-Apr-20 This beautiful girl with a shiny black coat is a mature lady born 10 August, 2014. Gemma is a loving, happy and gentle soul requiring a home without other dogs. She is good with other dogs on a casual basis but has some insecurities that prevent her from trusting other dogs full time.


Adopted ~ 16-Mar-20 Welcome Scoobie! This handsome dude is 2 years old and quite the lover boy! He came into foster a few weeks ago and has been settling well into his new environment. Scoobie is uber excited meeting new dogs on leash, which will need some working on, but he loves playing with other

Astra & General

‘Dora & Deigo’ as their foster mom fondly calls them, are two of the loveliest Danes you’re ever going to meet.  They are a 6 year old sibling pair that came to us from a shelter.  They always get along, never argue and are super chill in the house.  Over the Christmas holidays they happily

General & Astra

‘Dora & Deigo’ as their foster mom fondly calls them, are two of the loveliest Danes you’re ever going to meet.  They are a 6 year old sibling pair that came to us from a shelter.  They get along famously, never argue and are super chill in the house.  Over the Christmas holidays they happily


Kelly is a beautiful 3 year old girl that came to us needing ‘happy tail’ and cherry eye surgery. She has recovered well from both surgeries, albeit with a stubby tail. Kelly is VERY puppy like and LOVES her toys. She’s a master at toy destruction and will spend hours obsessing over chewing it. That


Welcome Keenan! This beautiful, dear sweet 5 year old boy is just lovely & thriving in his foster home.  He is amazing with all beings; cats, kids, dogs & people. He has been great off leash, always checking in with his foster folks. He is super gentle & loving in true dane form, but with


Adopted by Foster. This is DiD’s beautiful Sadie! She is a super smart, comical and loving girl. As the fosters have been working with her they’ve discovered she’s very smart and so receptive to learning opportunities! She’ll need a home where this can be continued. She reacts to outside stimuli (excellent watchdog!) so a country


Adopted 24-Dec-19 Heeeeere’s Kali! A beautiful 6 year old gal who is goofy, silly, sucky, funny, gentle, warm, curious and everything you’d ever want in a Dane.  She knows sit, stay, lay on your bed, pee’s/poops on command, come, leave it & take it, give a paw, up & off.  She is not really interested


Adopted on 06-Dec-19. Turning 5 in August, Savannah is a loving and loyal Dane/Ridgeback that will love you unconditionally for the rest of her days. Though slow to trust people, if she is given the time and patience to adjust to new people and surroundings, Savannah will be playful and interactive and fun. She is


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