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Searching High and Low!

Searching High and Low!

 Daisy is still looking for a forever home. We’re dumbfounded that this sweet girl is still with us. They say good things happen for those who wait but seriously?!?She was recently introduced with a cat and was curious. Once the cat arched it’s back, Daisy being a smart girl, kept her distance. Please got to website to our adoptable page and read about Daisy. She’s an easy breezy covergirl.



Charlie is shown riding home after her spay. She told me her mouth felt very empty, and she was not sure why. (After ten minutes of her tongue hanging out, I had to gently put it back in her mouth. Anesthesia still lingering!)

Doug and Peggy Will Be Home Soon!

Doug and Peggy Will Be Home Soon!

Our official rescue photography team, Doug and Peggy Peterson, are on the last leg of their two month European vacation. Here they are in Prague. We are glad they had a great time, but look forward to their return so they can get to work photographing our Rescue Danes! We missed them!

Sacramento Doggie Day Care

We usually don’t post information on businesses, but we are making an exception. Jim Simpson is a long time friend to our group, owning many Great Danes of his own, and providing wonderful foster care to dogs we have had come into our program that needed some extra TLC and evaluation. When Jim let us know he was starting his doggie day care business we offered to share this news with our friends! Jim is a dog knowledgeable, kind man whom we have trusted for years with the care of our fosters.

Announcing, Uncle Jim’s Canine Care

We all love and adore our precious canine companions. Often times the guilt and worry of leaving our precious ones alone for extended periods of time while we work can fill us with guilt and anxiety. Sometimes our little ones get bored, they can become destructive or get lonely.

At Uncle Jim’s Canine Companion Care, you can let go of all the angst and guilt that you may feel. Your little one can enjoy all the benefits of being fully supervised and engaged.Your dog will get the benefits of a full, active day and you get to enjoy a happy, well balanced pooped out pup.

Located in South Sacramento, off of Gerber near Walmart. Daycare is provided from my home, that has a large, well fenced back yard, so there’s plenty of place to play, play, play!

Call to check us out. Our daily rate of $20.00 per day with no minimums makes us an viable option for you and you beloved pet.

I absolutely love dogs. I’ve had a dog(s) of some sort the majority of my life. I’ve enjoyed the personalities of many different breeds as well. From Teeny Tiny, to Wow!, those are Great Danes!!, I’ve loved and cared for them all. Give us a try, and start enjoying a less stressful life, knowing that your precious one is being well cared for.

Contact: Jim at (415) 699-5640         Hours: Daily from 8:00am to 8:00pm

Happy Birthday Stevie!!

WONDERFUL photo of Stevie Cook celebrating her seventh birthday. Her parents, Glen and Gayle, always send us wonderful photos, but this takes the cake! (couldn’t resist) Here is what Gayle wrote to us on Stevie’s big day: “Our Stevie is seven years old today and she is in great shape. She loves running the trails (along with her Dane brother Bodie, of course) on our daily hikes and has perfected the skill of being a Gold Medal Couch Potato. Additionally, we think the grey hair around her eyes is quite stylish. She does too. She also loves sun bathing which is what she was up to when I took this photo. We are truly grateful to have these two Danes. Stevie has been a part of our family for over two years now. She and Bodie are such a joy to us. We are filled with gratitude to have them in our lives. Thank you GDRNC!!”

Again, we say WE are so lucky that Stevie and Bodie are in such a fantastic home. Thank you Glen and Gayle.

Donated Cancer Medications

>Katie Knight wrote to us letting us know she has medications to donate to a Great Dane who could use them. Here is what she wrote:

(Contact her at this email address if interested. >

>” I wanted to reach out on the off-chance that you knew anyone whose Danes may be suffering from TCC or other carcinomas.
> We have two bottles (probably 200 tablets) of Piroxicam, a pretty common (and unfortunately, SPENDY treatment). This is enough to treat a Dane for close to two months. Anyway, thought we could send them to someone in need if you knew of anyone treating their Danes with this prescription. We filled the prescription right before Norman’s passing in 2017. The pills are good through 12/19. “

Thank you Katie for your generous offer to help another Dane in need.


Winston is STILL looking for a wonderful new home. This is a very sweet dog who unfortunately isn’t the male supermodel of Great Danes. But he has a great personality! Take a second look!

Bodhi’s Trainer Information

After Gayle Cook wrote about her experience with her Great Dane Bodhi, and how a trainer really helped with his issues, many people asked for the name of the trainer. Here is the information Gayle provided us:

NexGen K9, Rob Peladeau (Behaviorist/Trainer and Owner), (415) 496-9787 or Website:

Barr Estate Winery

Thanks to Tealy and Greg Barr, owner-operators of Barr Estate Winery in Paso Robles, for sending another nice donation to Rescue from the sales of their “Dane Head” wine. Tealy and Greg, adoptors themselves, always think of Rescue and give a portion of the sales of the Dane Head wine to Rescue.

If you are looking for a fun Father’s Day wine tasting trip, check out their winery in Paso Robles and enjoy a bottle of Dane Head!

Maggie Doesn’t Have Cancer!

Maggie Doesn’t Have Cancer!

Yay! I know this seems like an odd post, but I received a text from Maggie’s sainted owner, Julie Meyer, who said they were waiting on biopsy results from some large lumps/sores on the inside and outside of Maggie’s jaw. Maggie suffers from Canine Leproid Granuloma syndrome which just won’t permanently go away! Julie has Maggie on “cytopoint” injections to help with her allergies, but Maggie still has outbreaks of the CLG which cause very ugly lesions to grow on her face. Well, Julie just let me know that the biopsy came back “NO CANCER”, but rather a hypersensitivity allergic reaction in her lymphatic system. We celebrate this good news because Maggie is probably the best dog in the whole wide world. She has the best temperament I’ve seen and is so loving. She came into Rescue a mess, we thought we cleared her up (many vet visits, amputating her ear and part of her tail, months of different antibiotics, etc.) only to find out after Julie adopted her that the CLG was still hanging on. Julie has been dealing with this for years and just loving her Dane and not blaming us!(although we feel VERY guilty). So today is a day to celebrate a wonderful Dane and her wonderful owner and wish them many years together. Thank you Julie!

Maggie and her latest CLG bump on her lip and the photo below is a recent swelling of the right side of her face. The fun never stops!