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Daniff (Great Dane x English Mastiff)

The Great Dane Mastiff mix is massive in size with an appealing temperament, emerging as a great protector like its parents when the need arises. Having a head size as big as the Great Dane, and a muscular, stocky stature like the English Mastiff, the Daniff looks fierce enough to drive any burglar away. This breed would be ideal for those on the lookout for a perfect family pet.


Dog Profile

Other Names English Daniff, Mastidane, Great Daniff
Breed Registry Details IDCR
Common Physical Features Athletic built, large head, soft, floppy ears, wrinkled face, agile gait
Coat Type Short, smooth, sleek
Colours Fawn (with black mask), black, blue, harlequin, mantle
Life Expectancy 8-12 years
Size Big
Height Male: 76 – 84 cm; Female: 58 – 71 cm
Weight Male: 58 – 68 kg; Female: 52 – 57 kg
Personality Friendly, intelligent, gentle, protective, loyal, loving
Kids-Friendly Yes
Animal-Friendly Yes; gets along well with dogs and cats
Climate Compatibility Moderately good (cannot withstand hot and humid climates)
Care Level Moderate
Exercise Requirements High; Walking (Twice a day for 30 minutes each time); Jogging (Optional, approximately 10 minutes)
Grooming Needs Moderate
Coat Brushing Regular (Twice a week throughout; daily during the shedding season)
Bathing Occasional (Once a month)
Eyes and Ears Cleaning Frequent (Once a week)
Brushing of Teeth Regular (Twice or thrice a week)
Nail Clipping Frequent (Once or twice a week)
Adults 4-5 cups dry fog food per day
Puppies 1/2 – 1-1/4 puppy food at two months, with the amount increasing till it is two years old
Hypoallergenic No
Trainability High
Barking Capacity Minimal (Emits a clear, distinct bark on sighting something unusual)
Probable Health Problems Hip and elbow dysplasia like its Great Dane and English Mastiff parents
Origin USA

Suitable Names for a Daniff


  • Danny
  • Dixie
  • Duke
  • Dodo
  • Brownie


  • Daisy
  • Diana
  • Luna
  • Daphne
  • Mollie

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