Comment to 'Fearful Great Danes provide new insights to genetic causes of fear'
  • It's amazing poor selection has done this to Danes, imagine how brave and stable they had to be in the past when they were working boarhounds? Selecting for size for it's own sake made them turn a blind eye to fearful traits in dogs they liked the size of, and this is the result.

    • So true. There are also other breeds that suffered the same treatment. It is usually the fault of breed clubs that influence judges to select dogs the appears to be where to money is. If it sells breed it and so it goes.

      Terrible situation the Danes are in