2016 Successes

Fulfilling Our Mission One Dane at a Time. Read about our successful adoption stories.

Kilo
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Kilo

Adopted 12.22.16
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Kilo has a home with his new forever family Allison, Seth and their 2 daughters. The family were fortunate enough to spend time with Kilo as they lived down the road from his foster family! They fell head over heels for the big fella, so, they filled out their application straight away. Just in time for the holiday, Kilo will get plenty of undivided attention as he will be the families only pet. We couldn't be happier for Kilo and his new family. Way to go sweet boy.
Samson
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Samson

Adopted 12.8.16
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Samson has a home with his new forever family Derrick, Bethanne and their 4 children! This is the families first Dane and they had their eyes on sweet Samson from day one. This sweet boy will never be short of back rubs, ear rubs and legs to lean on with this family. Being the only pet in the home the undivided attention will be huge. Way to go sweet Samson!
Francine
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Francine

Adopted 12.1.16
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Francine has a home with her new family Autumn and Dennis in Denver, CO. They both had their hearts set on Miss Franine before they even applied to foster and adopt. Fate worked it's magic and by the time they went through our adoption process; Francine was still available and waiting for her forever home. Autumn and Dennis just adore this sweet girl and she has blended so well in her new home. She's thriving and couldn't be happier. She is also doing incredibly well with the two cats that live in the home. We couldn't be happier for this sweet girl. Way to go Francine!
Sergeant
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Sergeant

Adopted 12.01.16
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Sergeant has a home with their foster family in Erie, CO. Scott and Matthew are new to the breed and were the first to bring in these two sweethearts. Angel and Sergeant nestled their way into their hearts right from the day they came into their home....It didn't take long for Scott and Matthew to make the choice to adopt this duo. Way to go Sergeant.
Angel
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Angel

Adopted 12.01.16
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Angel has a home with their foster family in Erie, CO. Scott and Matthew are new to the breed and were the first to bring in these two sweethearts. Angel and Sergeant nestled their way into their hearts right from the day they came into their home....It didn't take long for Scott and Matthew to make the choice to adopt this duo. Way to go Angel and Sergeant.
Horsey
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Horsey

Adopted 11.24.16
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Horsey has a home with her foster family Jaimie and Devin in Denver, CO. Jaime and Devin are long time dedicated volunteers for RMGDRI. Horsey was the families 63rd foster Dane from RMGDRI !! Needless to say… after that many fosters Horsey was the one who stole Devin’s heart from day one! She came right up and gave him a snuggle and cuddle and pulled at his heartstrings. Both Devin and Jaimie knew from that point Horsey had claimed her stake and wasn’t going to leave their home. Jaimie and Devin have affectionately renamed her “Hera”Way to go sweet girl!
Max
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Max

Adopted 10.16.16
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with his new family in Denver, CO. Mike, Brandy and their 4 children anxiously applied to foster & adopt with only Max in mind. The family could not be more extactic that this sweet boy will be able to live out his years with them. Max will have a female Dane named Rogue to hang out with at home while Mike & Brandy work, not to mention being able to go on their vacations with them. The family enjoys time outside for walks and taking their dogs with them on outings on the weekend. Congratulations Max!
Zeus
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Zeus

Adopted 10.9.16
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Zeus has a home with his new adoptive family in Florissant, MO. John, his wife Holly and their two sons have been anxious to bring another Dane into their home. They lost their beloved Roscoe to Osteosarcoma and miss his jovial, silly and goofy presence in the home. When they saw Zeus on the rescues website they knew straight away that his personality was very similar to Roscoe. The family enjoys including their pets in everything they do. We are very excited for this family and Zeus! They have renamed him Thunder. Way to go sweet boy!
Bronx
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Bronx

Adopted 10.8.16
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Bronx has a home with his new family in Rifle, CO. Natalie, her spouse and and their 4 sons are elated to see the joys that a Great Dane brings to ones heart and home. Bronx will have to fur friends to share his new home with…a rat terrier and a cat! Fortunately due to to work schedules this lucky boy will rarely ever be home alone. Natalie is looking forward to having Bronx go on her runs with her each day. Way to go sweet boy!
Obi
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Obi

Adopted 10.1.16
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Obi has a home with Libby & Daniel and their daughter in Orem, UT. The family is elated to be able to make Obi a permanent part of their family and home. When Libby saw Obi on our website she knew that there was something special about this sweet boy and they she wanted to pursue his adoption. They’ve done extensive research on Wobblers and are prepared to ensure a comfortable life for Obi. The family enjoy time at home relaxing and also taking leisurely walks in the neighborhood. Way to go Obi!
Sadie
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Sadie

Adopted 9.3.16
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Sadie has a home in Eureka, MT. Judith and Jerald are a retired family who live a very relaxed life on several acres of land. They have a sweet 8 year old Dane named Bernie....whom both him, Judith and Jerald are all feeling the loss of not having their female dane in the home. She passed at the spry age of 13 this past March. Everyone is looking forward to bringing Sadie home. All of the traits and qualities that Sadie has reminds them so much of their last female Dane. They're looking forward to including this sweet lady on their daily walks and drives into town. Way to go sweet girl!
Wilson
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Wilson

Adopted 8.26.16
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Wilson has a home with his foster family in North Salt Lake City, UT. Nick and Bridget have been waiting a long while to bring a Great Dane into their home. When the opportunity came up to foster this sweet boy they welcomed him with open arms. It didn't take long to realize that Wilson blended in perfectly in their home and with their family. Nick and Bridget enjoy walks and gentle hikes around their home. Way to go Wilson
Lady
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Lady

Adopted 8.21.16
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Lady has a home with her new adoptive family in Erie, CO. Janette and her husband Scott and their 9 year old cat have been waiting for the right moment to fill the hole in their home that their 14 year old lab mix left when she passed earlier this year. Scott has had Great Danes in the past and they both feel that Great Danes share similar qualities that labs have...sweet in nature and who want nothing more than to be close to their humans. They want to take Lady on long walks in the morning and everywhere they go! She will get so much loving undivided attention. Janette & Scott have affectionately renamed Lady to "Moxey". Way to go sweet Lady!
Kaya
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Kaya

Adopted 8.20.16
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Kaya has a home with her new family in Arvada, CO. This will be Jutta and her daughters first Great Dane! Jutta is looking forward to taking Kaya for nice walks around her neighborhood and her daughters are as well. They've done loads of research on the breed and are ready to start training and obedience classes to start off on the right foot with Kaya. Way to go sweet girl!
Moose
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Moose

Adopted 8.7.16
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Moose has a home with his new adoptive family in Overland Park, Kansas! Janet and her husband have a love for giant breeds; they currently have 2 newfies and a cat. They've fostered a Dane in the past but have never been able to call one their own till now. Janet is a stay at home mom with her fur-babies....so all these big guys will get so much love and attention. They are also very familiar with his medical needs and are 100% on board to be there every step of the way to help him live a very comfortable life. Way to go Moose!!!!
Lucy
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Lucy

Adopted 8.7.16
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Lucy has a home with her new family in North Ogden, UT. Steve and Aimee have never owned a Great Dane but grew up around Giant Breed Dogs. They both have longed to have a Great Dane and knew in their heart it would happen when the time was right. After recently losing their beloved Rottweiler to cancer they knew that it was time to fill the void in their home and hearts with another dog....and, Miss Lucy was their one. Steve and Aimee are excited to include Lucy on all their outdoor activities. Way to go sweet girl!
Takoda
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Takoda

Adopted 8.5.16
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Takoda has a home with her new adoptive family in Whites Creek, TN. Jordan and her husband Tad have been coping with the sudden loss of their 6 year old Dane earlier this year. Not too long after her passing Jordan started searching for another Dane. Takoda came into rescue and fortunately was not too far from where she lives….This is when Jordan and Tad opened their home and hearts to fostering this lovely lady. The moment Takoda came into their home they knew she was their perfect match. The family involves their Danes in everything they do outside of the home. We couldn’t be happier with the placement of this sweet girl. Way to go Takoda!
Kenya
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Kenya

Adopted 8.3.16
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Kenya has a home with her adoptive family in North Salt Lake, UT! Annie and her husband Jacob. They both opened their home to foster this sweet girl and couldn't bare to see her go. Kenya is the families first Great Dane and they couldn't be happier with their new addition. Both of their schedules allow for Kenya to rarely be left alone. Not to mention 100% undivided attention as she won't have to share Annie and Jacob with anyone else. Way to go Kenya!!!!!
Roxy
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Roxy

Adopted 8.1.16
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Roxy has a home her new adoptive family in Monument, CO. Charlie and his wife Maggie have owned Great Danes for over 50 years and have rescued from RMGDRI several times…. Roxy will have a fur friend to pal around with who is a little Pekingese mix. They have traveled all around Europe and Japan and always take their animals with them. We are so happy that Roxy has found her forever home with Charlie and Maggie. Way to go sweet girl!
Cocoa
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Cocoa

Adopted 7.31.16
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Cocoa has a home with Uriah in Dolores, CO. His love for giant breeds has increased over the years…especially with having met some Great Danes at friends' houses. He is looking forward to the companionship and love that a Great Dane will bring him. Cocoa will be an only dog and have loads of undivided attention. We are so happy for you both! Way to go Cocoa!
Dante
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Dante

Adopted 7.31.16
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Dante has a home with his new forever family in Windsor, CO. Brad, Karen and their son anxiously applied to adopt with only Dante in mind. The family could not be more ecstatic that this sweet ol' man will be able to live out his years with them. Dante will have some fur siblings to romp around and play with...A sweet male Dachshund and a female cat. The family enjoys time outside for walks and taking their dogs with them on outings on the weekend. Congratulations Dante!
Daisy
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Daisy

Adopted 7.21.16
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Daisy has a home with her new family in Buena Vista, CO! John and his wife Cherry and their daughter currently have 2 other dogs at home. John and Cherry have had 2 rescue Danes over the years….The family enjoys spending time outdoors and going on vacation and taking their pets with them. Sweet Daisy will pretty much always have a human at home with her. Lucky Gal! The family has affectionately renamed her “Kaia”. Congratulations sweet lady.
Bones
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Bones

Adopted 7.20.16
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Bones has a home with his Brian in Omaha, NE. Brian opened his home to Bones as a foster not knowing how amazing and grateful Bones was that he chose him. Brian is a very active person and simply loves having Bones with him wherever he goes. This sweet boy will have so much undivided and loving attention till his hearts content. Brian has affectionately renamed him “MIG” Way to go sweet boy!
Odin
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Odin

Adopted 7.17.16
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Odin has a home with her new family in Parker, CO. Beth and Mike and their 2 sons currently have a 4 year old female Dane named Meara. They felt what better time than now to find a friend for both to live out their days! Beth and Mike love to go camping and hike the beautiful trails of Colorado. This sweet boy will have so much attention as he will rarely ever be left home alone. Way to go sweet Odin!
Izzy
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Izzy

Adopted 7.15.16
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Izzy has a home with her new family in Aurora, CO! This will be Krystal's first Great Dane! She's had some large pets in the past, but never a Dane. Izzy will be able to live out the rest of her life being spoiled rotten...because she won't have anyone else to share all the ear rubs and back scratches with. She will be an only fur child in the home. Krystal is looking forward to walks along the greenbelt near her home and being able to include her in all her day to day activities. Way to go sweet Izzy!
Ava
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Ava

Adopted 7.15.16
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Ava has a home with her new family in Lexington, NE. Jerry and Annie are no strangers to having Great Danes. They currently have a male Dane and not long ago their female Dane passed. The time has come that they are ready to fill the hole in the home of having another female Dane around. The family enjoys taking their Danes with them wherever they go and have affectionately renamed her "Mikka".
Layla
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Layla

Adopted 6.19.16
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Layla has a home with Lisa and Hugh in Lawrence, KS. Sweet Layla is going to be a companion for their 9 year old Great Dane named Lady. Lisa and Hugh also have two adorable house cats named Booger and Evie…both are great with the big dogs. Layla will now get to pal around on neighborhood walks with Lisa & Hugh and Lady. They are all so excited for this lovely girl to be a part of their family. Congratulations sweet Layla!
Simba
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Simba

Adopted 6.18.16
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Simba has a home with Pete & Pat in Monument, CO. This awesome family has had three Danes over the years, each "one at a time". Pat and Pete simply love the companionship that Great Danes have brought to their homes and hearts. They live on 5 fenced in acres, so their new boy Simba will be able to gallivant the property and have a blast doing so. Spooky is the family's 18 year old cat who is very used to having dogs around...so Simba will have a fur friend to hang around with. The love that this family will be able to give sounds endless! Way to go Simba
Angus
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Angus

Adopted 6.9.16
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Angus has a home with Jay & Kira in Franktown, CO. Angus will be going to a home who currently have a Great Dane named Jaxon and 2 cats…Darwin and Lewis. Jay and Kira are no strangers to having Great Danes. They are usually always home so their fur kids will have lots of undivided attention. They like to include their dogs on walks in the neighborhood and hikes in the hills on the weekends. Way to go Angus!!!
Swift
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Swift

Adopted 6.4.16
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Swift has a home with Kathleen, Phil and family in Fort Collins, CO. Kathleen & Phil currently have a 7 year old Dane and cockapoo and 2 cats along with 2 kids 11 & 7! The whole family is thrilled to have Miss Swift become a part of their brood. They've longed for another Dane as they know Grizzly is getting up there in age; So, they decided to start the process of rescuing with RMGDRI. Swift will now get to help out on the family's horse ranch and join Grizzly and Sierra in greeting all those that come to the ranch. Swift will be loved to the moon and back and always have a human around as Phil is retired military and Kathleen can work from home from time to time. Congratulations Swift!!!
Boomer
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Boomer

Adopted 6.1.16
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Boomer has a home with his foster family in Golden, CO. Kurt and his brood of dogs have embraced Boomer into their pack. Boomer came to Kurt as a foster and has blended so well with his Dane Dutch and his senior boy Bear, that none of them want to see him go anywhere else. He gets to enjoy his days in the company of the other dogs in the home and then enjoy walks and hikes when Kurt is home. Boomer has been eager and working hard with Kurt on his social skills with dogs outside of his home along with people. We are confident this sweet boy will live out his glory days happily with his new family. Way to go Boomer!
Diesel
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Diesel

Adopted 6.1.16
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Diesel has a home with his foster family in Littleton, CO. Dawn and her husband Dustan have long wanted a Great Dane. Many years back they had a Golden Chow Mix, and more recently have only had little dogs in their home. They both really missed having a large dog in their home so they decided to apply and rescue a Great Dane! Dawn works in a vets office and over the years has seen many Giant Breeds come into the office, between missing the big dog presence in her home and seeing them in her office, she knew it was time. Diesel came to her as a foster and she couldn't bare to see him leave. He made himself right at home with Dawn and Dustan and their other little fur kids TedE & Ms Chief. We couldn't be happier for the whole family! Way to go Diesel!
Raven
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Raven

Adopted 5.27.16
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Raven has a home with her foster family in Elizabeth, CO. Janet and her husband Gary had to say goodbye to their Great Dane companion at the age of 10. They took roughly 3 years from having a Dane in their home and now the time has come that they knew it was time to fill the hole that only a Great Dane can fill. Janet and Gary go on daily walks and weekend hikes in the hills and can't wait to share that Raven. She came into their lives as a foster and the love she shared with the two of them pulled at their heartstrings and they knew she made them her humans. They have affectionately renamed her Riley. Way to go sweet girl.
Stefani
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Stefani

Adopted 5.26.16
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Stefani with her foster family Emmett, ID. Lisa is no stranger to Great Danes. Along with fostering & rescuing from RMGDRI, Lisa has a home full of rescued fur babies that have already made Stefani part of the family. Her new friends include Chloe a Weiner dog whom she is best friends with and loves to steal her toys, and Hemi who Lisa fostered and adopted from RMGDRI to pal around with. She also has a cat friend who she's learning not to chase. Stefani is a quick learner, she now sits and watches the cat. For a deaf dane, Lisa is amazed at how incredibly vocal she is! She let's you know how a situation is making her feel! Lisa has lovingly renamed her Sofie! Way to go little lady!
Sarah
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Sarah

Adopted 5.18.16
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Sarah has a home with her foster family Kristina and Tyler in Englewood, CO. This will be the families first Great Dane. Sarah came to them by way of fostering. Miss Sarah had a nervous start when she arrived at their home as she was unsure of the feel of carpet beneath her feet or the feel of grass. Well, glad to say...she got used to it rather quickly and can now show this family how fun a Great Dane can be. Kristina and Tyler go on daily walks and trail hikes on the weekends...this girl has a bright future! Her name has affectionately been changed to Rosie. Way to go sweet girl!
Chloe
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Chloe

adopted 5.13.16
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Chloe has a home with her foster family in Canon City, Colorado! Mel & Diane are no stranger to giant breeds, however this will be their first Great Dane. This sweet girl has had a rough go at learning how to appropriately be around other dogs while out and about; Fortunately when Mel and Diane raised their hand to foster her they were 100% committed to working with her to overcome those fears. They've come leaps and bounds with her and can't bare to have her sweet cuddly self go anywhere else. Chloe will be spoiled rotten as she will rarely ever be left alone and will have 100% undivided attention of her new family. Congratulations Chloe!
Luna
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Luna

Adopted 5.6.16
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Luna has a home with Emily in Centennial, CO. Luna will be Emily's first Giant Breed Dog ever! She has a few friends and acquaintances who have Great Danes and she absolutely fell in love with their gentle nature and sweet dispositions. Emily will be able to spoil the heck out of this sweet girl as she will be the only one in the home and will have Emily's 100% undivided attention. Lucky girl! Emily is looking forward to sharing her couch, bed and over time working with Luna on bringing her to work with her. Congratulations Luna!!!!!
Ajax
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Ajax

Adopted 4.30.16
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Ajax has a home with Kelly & Steve in Bayfield, CO! This will be the families first Great Dane! Kelly and Steve found out about RMGDRI at one of our Colorado Events this year. Recently they lost their Chocolate lab Roger. While this sweet boy was still alive, one of his best friends was a neighbors Great Dane....Steve and Kelly said to one another that if anything were to ever happen to Roger their next dog will be a Great Dane. Well, that time came and after they visited the RMGDRI event; they filled out an application with a desire for a male black Great Dane..... Ajax fit the bill!!!! We are thrilled for this family. Way to go Ajax!
Tank
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Tank

Adopted 4.24.16
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Tank has a home with Dorene & Dmitri in Parker, CO. Tank will be the families first Great Dane and they are over the moon excited to bring him into their home. The family has a big circle of friends whom all get together with their pets and can't wait to include Tank. This sweet boy will have 2 other 4-legged siblings to live out his life with! A female Yorkie/Schnauzer & and a male Bichon. Dorene and Dmitri go on regular walks with their dogs! Yay Tank! Congratulations on your new home.
Whimsy
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Whimsy

Adopted 4.23.16
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Whimsy has a home with Courtney in Livermore, CO. Courtney and her partner Zach have been patiently waiting for RMGDRI to help find that perfect match for their family. The time came when they saw Whimsy on our website and were able to proceed with the adoption of this lovely girl. Courtney and Zach are not strangers to the breed. Whimsy will be welcomed home by 2 female Danes (Sully & Cricket). Hikes around the hills is something that is a daily routine for this family....Way to go Whimsy!!!!!
Daisy May
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Daisy May

Adopted 4.20.16
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Daisy May has a home with Kevin in Centennial, CO. Kevin is a long time supporter of RMGDRI, and has adopted his last Dane Stella from us. Sadly she lost her battle to cancer recently and Kevin knew that Stella would want another Dane by Kevin's side. Well, he has now filled the hole in his home and heart with sweet Daisy May! The two met and immediately had a connection. This sweet girl will never go without and will be spoiled rotten! She will share the home with a sweet 23 year old cat. Way to Go Daisy May!
Tank
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Tank

Adopted 4.3.16
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Tank has a home with his foster family in Denver, CO. PJ & Jay opened their hearts and home to foster this sweet boy. Tank will get to share his days with his new house buddy Captain...a sweet little min-pin. PJ works from home and just loves having Tank be her velcro sidekick through the day. This handsome boy really won over PJ & Jays hearts during his stay as a foster. Way to go Tank!!!!
George
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George

Adopted 4.3.16
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George has a home with Francesca and her teenage daughter in Denver, CO. Francesca has always had an affinity for Giant Breed Dogs. Her last dog was a mastiff who sadly passed away. Since then, Francesca has had several fosters go through her home; a few Danes and a Mastiff. After much time giving back and leaving her door open to help other dogs find their forever home, she felt it was time to find her own match. The day that she got to meet George she simply fell in love with his sweet nature and disposition, not to mention her soft spot for seniors. Way to go George!
Myotis
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Myotis

Adopted 4.3.16
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Myotis has a home with her new family in Denver, CO! Myotis will be Keegan's first Great Dane and he is over he moon excited to bring this sweet and beautiful girl into his home. Keegan is an outdoorsy guy and wants to take Myotis with him on walks, runs and hikes into the hills. Myotis will be an only dog who is going to be spoiled rotten with love! Keegan works for a dog-friendly company...so this gal will be able to go to work with him. LUCKY DANE! Keegan has affectionately renamed her to Luna! Way to go sweet girl.
Ryder
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Ryder

Adopted 3.29.16
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Ryder has a home with her foster family in Lincoln, NE. Joan is no stranger to adopting from RMGDRI! This will be the families 3rd dane from the rescue. Recently they lost their sweet Zena to bloat. Joan and her family love to go on daily walks, camping, and working in the yard gardening in the summer. Ryder came to Joan as a foster and it didn’t take long at all before she knew he wasn’t going anywhere. He has fit in perfectly with Joan’s family and her two English Bulldogs. Congratulations Ryder! New photo coming soon!
She-Ra
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She-Ra

Adopted 3.29.16
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She-Ra has a home with Sheila & Dennis & Ronny in Murray, UT. This family has loads of experience with Great Danes! Right now they don’t have any as they have since passed….However, when the opportunity arose to foster Miss She-Ra they were “doors wide open” for this sweet girl. Once this lovely lady walked into their home, she wasn’t going anywhere else. They have affectionately renamed her She-Rocks.
Romeo
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Romeo

Adopted 3.20.16
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Romeo has a home with his foster family in Butte, MT. Jessie has grown up with with Giant Breed dogs and now her and her fiancé wanted to make the next step in rescuing a Great Dane. Romeo immediately fit in perfectly into their home and can't imagine him anywhere else. This amazing family has been through a lot with Romeo and his TPLO surgery on his one leg and are 100% committed to his life and health!.... Congratulations Romeo!
Francine
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Francine

3.9.16
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Francine has a home with her foster family in Alliance, NE. Wayne & Tracy have been waiting to fill their home with another Great Dane for some time now. When they decided to foster Francine they soon realized that this sweet girl was special and that she needed some extra attention and help with some of her separation behaviors....All of which they are dedicated to help her with. Fortunately for all involved, Francine is able to be with Wayne & Tracy 95% of the day! This lucky girl gets to go to work and always be with her humans. Wayne and Tracy have affectionately renamed her "Frankee" Way to go sweet girl!
Loki
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Loki

3.8.16
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Loki has a home with his foster family in Littleton, CO. Jamie currently has a female Dane named Ava along with a cat named Kona. The family has always loved the personality, intelligence and emotional attributes of Great Danes. The time came where they wanted to bring another Dane into their home for themselves and Ava. When Loki came into their home as a foster they soon realized he wasn't going anywhere else. This sweet boy stole everyone's hearts and fit in perfectly. Way to go sweet boy!
Samson
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Samson

Adopted 3.5.16
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Sampson has a home with Pat & Betsy in Albuquerque, NM. They are no strangers to the breed, in fact they've had 3 danes over the last 30 years! Their last Dane named Lucie whom they adopted from RMGDRI 7 years ago, sadly passed away last year. Well, they are ready to fill that hole in their hearts and in their home with another Dane! Lucky, Samson fit the bill! They were able to meet sweet Samson and fell in love at first sight. They love to take their Dane on hikes and tooling around town...Way to go Samson, you will be loved to the moon and back.
Slim Jim
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Slim Jim

Adopted 3.5.16
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Slim Jim has a home with Irene & Jaime in Hayesville, KS. This family fell in love with Slim Jim when they assisted on his transport to bring him to his foster family in Colorado. The lucky boy even got to have an overnight stay with them and their current Dane and Pyrenees. They knew that it was meant to be and they wanted to do all they needed to do to try and bring this sweet boy back home. As a previous adopter from RMGDRI Irene & Jaime are no stranger to the breed. They sadly lost their sweet Zilly to bone cancer and without that second Dane in their home...they knew Slim would fill that space. Irene & Jaime lovingly renamed him Sebastian! Way to go boy.
Siere
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Siere

Adopted 2.25.16
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Siere has a home with his Foster mom and dad Sandy & Bill in Denver, CO. This sweet old boy has had a bit of a rough go trying to find his perfect forever home to spend his later years with. Both Sandy and Bill have never had a Great Dane before and when Siere stepped foot into their house he made himself at home as though he just went away for a while. We are thrilled for Siere and his new family. Sandy & Bill have affectionately renamed him Sy. Way to go sweet ol' Sy!.
Bella
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Bella

Adopted 2.17.16
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Bella has a home with her Foster Dad in Bozeman, MT. Jonathon is a personal trainer and enjoys being outside doing anything physical, so.... Miss Bella will be able to give him good company when hiking those Montana trails! Jonathon always dreamed of having a Great Dane of his own after growing up with them as a child. Bella will be an only pet, so needless to say she will be spoiled rotten! Jonathon has affectionately renamed this sweet girl to Luna! Way to go girl!
Lilli
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Lilli

Adopted 2.13.16
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Lilli has a home with her foster family Audra in Colstrip, MT. Audra and her family are new to the breed and excited to have a Dane in their home. Audra is a stay at home mom and ever since her lab passed; they have felt an absence in their home that only a dog can fill. They have always admired Great Danes and felt what better way than to rescue one. Lilli has blended so well with Audra and her family that they can't imagine a life without her in it. Happy Days ahead! Way to go Lilli.
Sheila
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Sheila

Adopted 2.12.16
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Sheila has a home with Janette in Aurora, CO. Janette adopted from us previously and her male dane passed suddenly from heart failure. It's taken some time to fill that hole in her heart and house...But, now she's ready to have a sweet Dane companion once again! Sheila will now be able to spend her days spoiled by Janette! This sweet girl will be given load of attention as she won't have to share Janette with anyone. Way to go Sheila!
Dozer
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Dozer

Adopted 2.4.16
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Dozer has a home with his foster family in Pryor, OK. Dozer has been in rescue for quite some time now, not to mention coming back into rescue previously. Glen and his family have really worked hard with some of the Behavior traits that Dozer has needed help with, and have chosen to make him a permanent part of their family. Everyone is confident he will get all the help and attention he needs with his new family! Way to go Dozer!
Zeus
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Zeus

Adopted 1.31.16
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Zeus has a home with Shae in Bozeman, MT. Shae has always wanted a dane and has been waiting patiently for some time to wait for her perfect match. Zeus is going to have a 1 year old Chocolate Lab to play and romp around with and Shea and her boyfriend do a lot of hiking in Montana and can’t wait to have Zeus join them. Yay ZEUS!
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Annabelle

Adopted 1.28.16
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Annabelle has a forever home with her Foster Dad in Denver, CO. Martin grew up around Great Danes with his Grandfather and as years passed Martin is finally at a point that he wanted to have a Great Dane of his own. Martin and Annabelle hit it off famously from the first time he visited her in the boarding facility she was staying at. Not sure who's heart was won first, but they both are very happy with the place they share in each others lives. Martin is dedicated to this young gal. Martin as affectionately renamed her April. Way to go April!!
Lola
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Lola

Adopted 1.19.16
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Lola has a home with her foster family in Colorado Springs, CO!!! Jason and Kristen have adopted from us before and have a lot of Great Dane Experience. After the passing of their Dane it took some time before they could fill that gap in their home. Lola will be an only dog in their family...So she will get loads of attention! Way to go Miss Lola!
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Liberty

Adopted 1.18.16
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Liberty has a home with her foster family in Westminister, CO.Tiffany & Robb adopted from RMGDRI several years ago. After their beloved Dane passed at the age of 11 they finally were ready to fill the hole in their heart that only a Dane can fix. Liberty was their foster and she blended perfectly with their family. Way to go sweet girl!
Lucky
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Lucky

Adopted 1.11.16
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Lucky has his forever home with his foster family in Cambridge, IA Colleen and her family have a vested interest in continuing the training support that this sweet boy needs. They raised their hands to foster Lucky....and after financially and emotionally contributing to his well being , they couldn't imagine him anywhere else. Way to go Lucky!
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Tally (Italics)

Adopted 1.10.16
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This sweet girl has been in rescue a while and finally her forever home found her. Brad has always wanted a great dane and is extremely happy that Tally will be that Dane, she has a place waiting on Brad's bed to sleep and days of going on Hikes on the Caldwell trails. Way to go girl!

2015 Successes

Fulfilling Our Mission One Dane at a Time. Read about our successful adoption stories.

Arlo
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Arlo

Adopted 12.26.15
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Arlo has a home with Erin & Brian in Golden, CO. Erin and Brian have adopted with RMGDRI before and sadly lost their Dane to Cancer. They are ready to fill the hole in their hearts that their Dane left behind and Arlo was the match! They have one son, and all are thrilled to bring Arlo home. Way to go boy!
Lucy
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Lucy

Adopted 12.21.15
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Sweet & precious Lucy has meandered her way right into the hearts of Rachel and Bill's hearts. Lucy will share her new forever home with 1 cat and 3 teenage sons...Best part of the deal is, Lucy will rarely ever be alone! her new parents work from home, so she will always have her humans by her side. Congratulations Lucy!
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Roman

Adopted 12.19.15
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Roman has a home with Adrian in Fountain CO. Adrian has a lot of Great Dane experience and has been looking for another Dane to add to his household. Bringing a senior into their home is what they wanted....way to go Roman!
Willy
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Willy

Adopted 12.15.15
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Willy has a home with his foster family in Louisville, CO Nicole and her husband have a vested interest in continuing the love and behavioral support that this sweet boy needs. They raised their hands to foster him and when he arrived into their home, they couldn't imagine him anywhere else. Goodspeed Willy!
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Junior

Adopted 12.13.15
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Junior has a home with Leslie in Ivins, UT. Leslie is used to Giant Breeds as she grew up with them all her life. Leslie has always dreamed of one day rescuing a Great Dane and when Junior came along, she knew that he would be the perfect fit for her home. Junior will have two dogs to share the home with, a French Mastiff named Ella, and a pit/lab named Baxter. This sweet boy will enjoy the his daily routine of always having Leslie around, going for walks and to doggy socialization classes. Way to go Junior!!!!!
Zeus
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Zeus

Adopted 12.5.15
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Zeus has a home with Koti and his wife Charlotte. Koti and Charlotte are veterans to fostering and adopting from RMGDRI. The day that Koti met Zeus at a meet n greet event, he knew that he was meant to live the rest of his life with his family, and, once Charlotte was able to meet him, that sealed the deal. Zeus will have a full house of companionship to snuggle and play with, a Great Dane named Indy, a maltese named Oliver and 3 cats, Mouse, Puck and Freya! Way to go Zeus!!!
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Dutch

Adopted 11.15.15
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This handsome fella will be spending his days with Kurt and his 12 year old Rotty named Bear! Kurt enjoys taking walks and hikes around his home as well as going camping. Sounds like a good life for all involved. Way to go Dutch!
Helo
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Helo

Adopted 11.8.15
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Helo has a home with his foster family in Westminster, CO!!! Jason & Sandra have been looking for a Great Dane to add to their family for some time now. This family started with fostering this sweet guy and magic happened. He immediately fit in perfectly with the family. Way to go Helo!
Marely
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Marely

Adopted 11.5.15
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This sweet girl has stayed at home with her new foster family Mike & Lori. This family have an immense amount of Great Dane experience and had recently lost their Danes. This girl came into their lives and filled the hole that had been left in their hearts! Way to go Marley!
Star
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Star

Adopted 10.25.15
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Sweet and Sensational Star has steered her way right into the hearts of Misty and Cory’s hearts. Star will be the center of attention in her new home…filled with lots of hikes, walks, camping and family adventures. She is going to be spoiled rotten as she will be an only fur kid in the home. Congratulations STAR!
Bison
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Bison

Adopted 10.23.15
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Bison has a home with his foster family in Pueblo, CO. Cory has a lot of Great Dane experience and has been looking for another Dane to add to his household. So, when he raised his hand to foster this sweet boy and Bison came into their home…. he blended in perfectly with them and their other Dane Akira. Way to go Sweet Bison!
Kenya
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Kenya

Adopted 10.17.2015
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Cute and kind Kenya has stayed home with her foster mom Shauna in Wheat Ridge, CO. Shauna and her partner are not new to Giant Breeds and they have always wanted to add a Great Dane to their list and Kenya fit the bill. Kenya get's to spend her days spoiled rotten by Shauna and her partner along with her new 8 year old Yorkie fur brother! Way to go Kenya!
Chloe
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Chloe

Adopted 10.16.15
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Sweet Chloe has meandered her way into the hearts and lives of Kendra and her family! Chloecame into rescue needing some extra TLC and RMGDRI did just that! Yay Chloe! She will be joining Kendra, her husband, their two children and a two new doggie brothers!
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Zuek

Adopted 10.15.15
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This boisterious boy will be bouncing his way into his new home with Vicki! Zuek has been working on his gentlemanly skills and is ready to take it to the next level with his new mom Vicki. She has been waiting to fill the hole in her life of having a Great Dane back by her side and Zuek came at the right time. Congratulations Zuek and Vicki!
Harlow
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Harlow

Adopted 10.5.15
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Miss Harlow has come a long way since coming into rescue and is now with Susan and her family. This sweet girl overcame some hurdles with being hit by a car and making it into our care so we could get her the surgery care she needed for her back hip. She has come leaps and bounds with her physical therapy. Susan and her family are signed up to continue the care that Harlow will require the rest of her life. Harlow is one lucky girl, as is Susan and her family.Adopted 10/5/15
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Cabo

Adopted 9.24.15
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This sweet boy has stayed at home with his foster family Cheri. This adorable boy fit right in as if he went on vacation for a bit and came back home. Cheri’s been waiting to have a Dane back in her home for some time now…and Cabo fit the bill!!! Way to go Cabo!
Montana
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Montana

Adopted 9.18.15
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Montana has a home with the Lindsay and her Family. Miss Montana will always have someone by her side for many many days to come. Lindsay is a disabled Vet who stays at home with her service chihuahua all day. Lindsay has 2 teenage children who were also very anxious to have a Dane back in their lives and in their home again. Montana blended quickly upon meeting her new forever home and she sure deserves it after her long foster stay with RMGDRI.
Tulip
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Tulip

Adopted 8.8.15
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Tulip has a home with her foster mom in Arvada, CO!!! Donna brought Tulip into her home with the intention of adopting this sweet senior gal once Tulip recovered to her fullest potential from her injuries. Tulip was found by good Samaritan with severe lacerations to her front leg and found her way into RMGDRI. It is unknown how she sustained such injuries but Donna has helped Tulip recover a lot of lost range of motion. Miss Tulip has enjoyed trips to the office while Donna works and is enjoying her Dane retirement in a spectacular loving home!!
Freya
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Freya

Adopted 8.2.15
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Freya has a home with her foster family in Erie, CO!! Jeff & his family took Freya in as a foster but she quickly made her place in the family known. They couldn’t bear the thought of her leaving and made Freya’s adoption official! Way to go, Freya!
Indy
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Indy

Adopted 8.3.15
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Indy has a home with Jason & Abigail in Colorado Springs, CO!! Jason & Abigail are new to the Great Dane breed and fell in love with the Dane’s gentle-giant demeanor. They are an active couple that enjoy being outdoors. They turned to RMGDRI in hopes of finding a Dane they could add to their family. They were smitten with foster Indy and when they met her in-person it was love at first sight! They couldn’t imagine not making Indy a permanent member of their family.
Daisy
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Daisy

Adopted 6-13-15
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Daisy has a home with Christian and Jennifer in Lawrence, KS!! This family wanted to bring a gentle giant into their home and they found their match with Daisy! The family currently has 3 older boys (ages 9 and above) that are excited to bring this sweet girl home. The family enjoys taking long walks, hiking, and bike riding and are hoping that Daisy will enjoy doing those things as well. Way to go, Daisy!!
Gigi
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Gigi

Adopted 6.5.15
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Gigi has a home with her foster family in Arvada, CO!!! Rodney & Andrea have been looking for a Great Dane to add to their family. Gigi seemed like the perfect fit and the family was approached about fostering her. She immediately fit perfectly in the family and they have affectionately renamed her Riley. Way to go, Miss Riley!
Itsy Bitsy
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Itsy Bitsy

Adopted 5-12-15
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Itsy Bitsy has a home wItsyBitsy_successith Adam & Jill in Boulder, CO!! Adam & Jill met Miss Bits at an event and fell head over heels in love with her! So much, that they returned to visit her at the event the following weekend. Itsy was excited to see them again! Adam & Jill are so excited to bring Itsy home as a permanent member of their family!! Way to go, Itsy Bitsy.
Mary
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Mary

Adopted 5-9-15
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Mary has a home with her foster family in Parker, CO!!! Amy & Larry were initially looking to adopt a gentle giant to add to their family. While they reviewed extended profiles on Danes available, they decided to also foster a Dane as well. What they didn’t expect, was to fall in love with Miss Mary as soon as she walked through the door. Mary will be the family’s only Dane, so she’ll receive loads of attention!! Way to go, Mary!!
Dozer
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Dozer

Adopted 5-7-15
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Dozer has a home with Amy and her family in Layton, UT!! The family has never owned a Great Dane before but have past experience with English Mastiffs and a Newfoundland. They have done research on the Great Dane breed and are excited to bring one into their home. They have spoken to Dozer’s foster family and both agree that Dozer was meant to be a part of their family. Dozer will have two human children to keep him busy and also have a Bulldog sister as a companion. Way to go, Dozer!!
Kahlan
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Kahlan

Adopted 5-3-15
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Kahlan has a home with Karen in Libby, MT!!! Karen currently owns two terriers. She has previously owned other giant breeds but Kahlan will be her first ever Great Dane. She lives in a small mountain town that has lots of space to go for walks and hikes. She is aware of Kahlan’s eye condition and is prepared to care for this sweet girl and give her the forever home she deserves!! Way to go, Kahlan!
Hilary
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Hilary

Adopted 5-2-15
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Hillary has a home with John & Shannon in Lincoln, NE!! John & Shannon have 3 children (ages 17, 11, & 9) whom are all thrilled to bring Miss Hilary (soon-to-be renamed Lexie) home. Hilary will be the family’s first Great Dane. They currently have no other pets and are looking forward to showering Hilary with their undivided attention. They met Hilary at the NE event held this past weekend and it was love at first sight! They can’t wait to bring her home. Way to go, Hilary!
Sky
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Sky

Adopted 5-2-15
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Sky has a home with her foster mom Vanessa in Thornton, CO!!! Vanessa brought this sweet girl into her home as a foster but, Sky made herself right at home so quickly that Vanessa couldn’t imagine her living anywhere else. Way to go, Sky!
Roxii
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Roxii

Adopted 4-25-15
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Roxii has a home with Ed & Sandy in Brighton, CO. Roxii will be the family’s first Great Dane. They live in a one-floor ranch style home. They family is aware of Roxii’s spinal condition and are prepared to continue her care. They currently own an older lab mix and have grandchildren that visit often. They are excited to bring this sweet girl into their home and can’t wait for her to become a part of their family. Yay for Roxii!!!!
Harley
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Harley

Adopted 4-22-15
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Harley has a home with Stephen & Deborah and their family in Aurora, CO. Harley will be this family’s first Great Dane. They currently have no other pets so Harley will receive lots of attention. The family has 2 children whom are excited that Harley will be joining their family. They met Harley and his foster mom the past weekend and fell in love! They knew he was meant to be a part of their family. Way to go, Harley!
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Ludlow

Adopted 4.22.15
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Ludlow has a home with his foster home in Tetonia, ID!!! Lee brought in this big, handsome guy as a foster. But he knew shortly after his arrival, that Ludlow was there to stay. Lee has no other pets, so Ludlow will receive loads of attention. The family also has 3 children to keep Ludlow busy. Way to go, Ludlow!!
Bonnie
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Bonnie

Adopted 4.12.15
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Bonnie has a home with Bob & Peg and their family in Westcliffe, CO!! The lost their gentle giant last year and felt it was the right to bring another big dog into their home. After speaking with Bonnie’s foster mom, they knew that Miss Bonnie was meant to be a part of their family. Bob & Peg work opposite shifts so someone is almost always home. Bonnie will join the company of 3 other dogs and the family has a 14 yr old human daughter whom is also excited to meet this sweet girl! Yay for Bonnie!
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Izzy

Adopted 4.12.15
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Izzy has a home with Daniel and his family in Fort Collins, CO!!! Izzy will be the family’s first dane. They previously had a St. Bernard mix that opened their hearts to the giant breeds. They currently own a 12 yr young Boxador! And also have a 5 yr old son who is uber excited about bringing sweet Izzy home. The family met Izzy over the weekend and it was love at first sight!! They knew they were meant to provide this energetic girl a forever home. Way to go, Izzy!!!
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Dante - merle

Adopted 4.12.15
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Dante has a home with Price & Justine in Denver, CO!!! This family fostered for RMGDRI and adopted one of their fosters. Sadly he passed away a couple years ago but there are ready to add another gentle giant to their home! Justine and her family are aware of Dante’s GI-sensitivity and after consulting with their vet, feel confident to continue his care. They have no other pets and are excited to lavish Dante with all of their attention. The family also has a 4 yr old who’s excited to bring home this sweet boy! Woot, Woot! Dante!
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Chevelle

Adopted 4.12.15
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Chevelle has a home with Michelle and her family in Midland, MI!!! Michelle lives by herself with 2 Dobermans and 1 Dobie/Dane mix. She has been interested in Chevelle since she was first posted on our website. Chevelle looks almost identical to her current DoberDane. If it weren’t for the age difference, they could pose as twins! How crazy is that?! Michelle lives on 4 acres of wooded property. She enjoys taking all of her dobie’s for daily walks. She has lots of room for them to run and play. Way to go, Chevelle!
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Oz

Adopted 4.12.15
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Oz has a home with his foster family in Boise, ID!! Sean & Robin started fostering with RMGDRI but didn’t expect to fall in love with their first foster. Oz walked into their home as if he had lived there for years. He fit so well in their home that they decided to make it permanent. They are an active couple who walks or jogs throughout the week. They enjoy camping and taking frequent trips to Oregon, & Montana and are excited to bring Oz with them! Way to go, Oz!!
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Dante - black

Adopted 3.27.15
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Dante has a home with Mathew & Terrie in Palisade, CO!!! Their previous Great Dane passed away unexpectedly and the couple felt it was time to add another gentle giant to their home. After speaking with Dante’s foster family, Mathew & Terrie knew that Dante was meant to become a member of their family. They have 4 acres for Dante to run on, and currently own two llamas. Way to go, Dante!! Thank you Ellen Turner for fostering!
Kinnick
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Kinnick

Adopted 3.20.15
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Kinnick has a home with Brendan & Danielle in Colorado Springs, CO. This family has no other pets and no children. They came to RMGDRI with hopes of finding the perfect rescue Dane to add to their family. They found it!! With Kinnick!! After speaking with her foster home, both Brendan & Danielle are prepared to continue Kinnick’s care. They look forward to giving Kinnick all their undivided attention. Way to go, Kinnick!!
Sky
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Sky

Adopted 3.17.15
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Sky has a home with Nate, Tracy, & their four children in Thornton, CO. This family has been looking for a gentle giant to add to their home since before Christmas and they finally found their perfect match in Sky. They met with her foster home this past weekend and knew she was the dane for them. They currently have no other pets and are looking forward to giving Sky all of their attention. They enjoy going hiking as a family and hope Sky will enjoy participating in the outdoors. Way to go, Sky!
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Lyric

Adopted 3.16.15
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Lyric has a home with her foster in Rifle, CO!! Sherry initially came to RMGDRI to foster. What she didn't expect was to fall in love so quickly! She brought Lyric into her home as a foster but she fit so well into the daily routine that Sherry couldn't imagine letting her go. Lyric has a fellow 8 yr old Great Dane to look up to and a few chickens she can recruit as partners in crime. Woot! Woot! Lyric.
Rocky
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Rocky

Adopted 3.8.15
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Rocky has a home with Matt & Mary and their family in Lincoln, NE!! Matt & Mary met this handsome guy at one of the NE Dane events and fell in love!! They currently have a female boxer that also met Rocky and they were instant friends. Rocky is still being treated for his heartworm disease, and the family understands what is needed to continue his care. The family has two children that are also excited to make Rocky a part of their family.
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Clyde

Adopted 3.8.15
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Clyde has a home with Allyne and her family in Sandy, UT!!! Clyde will be the family’s first Great Dane. There are four adults living in the home, each with a different schedule so Clyde will rarely be left at home alone. He will be the family’s only pet and is already soaking up all the attention and love. The family met Clyde this weekend and fell in love. He was meant to be a part of their family. Yay for Clyde!
Chaz
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Chaz

Adopted 3.8.15
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Chaz has a home with Brian & Julie in Gunnison, CO!! They have previously adopted from RMGDRI and felt it was time to add another gentle giant to their household. There are no human children in the home but both Brian & Julie treat their pets as if they were children and take them everywhere! Chaz will have two other 4-legged furries to keep him company. Way to go, Chaz!
Chevelle
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Chevelle

Adopted 2.14.15
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Chevelle has a home with Travis and his family in Morrison, CO!!! This family was looking for an active dane that could join them on all their outdoor adventures. They spotted Chevelle and couldn’t resist learning more. Chevelle and her foster family stopped in to meet everybody this weekend and it was love at first sight!! The family has two other dogs, a kitten, and 3 horses to keep Chevelle busy. The family also has a 7 year old daughter who is excited to share her time with this sweet girl! Way to go, Chevelle!!
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Wally

Adopted 2.14.15
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Wally has a home with Greg & Lisa in Winfield, KS!!!! Greg & Lisa lost their previous Great Dane and were ready to welcome another gentle giant into their home. They currently have no other pets and are looking forward to giving Wally lots of love and affection. Wally will have two human children that will keep him busy. Way to go, Wally!
Cash
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Cash

Adopted 2.9.15
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Cash has a home with Nathan in Denver, CO!!! Nathan lives my himself and was looking for a gentle giant to spend his days with. Nathan is new to the Great Dane breed and agreed to foster Cash, so he could get an idea for what it was like to own one of these ‘great’ dogs. What he didn’t expect was just how ‘great’ they truly are! Cash fit right into Nathan’s daily routine that he didn’t give adoption a second thought! Cash instantly became Nathan’s sidekick! Way to go, Cash!
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Siere

Adopted 2.5.15
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Siere has a home with his foster family in Colorado Springs, CO!!!! Patrick and Kelsey have volunteered with RMGDRI over the last year and wanted to become more involved as foster parents. They brought sweet Siere into their home as a foster but he fit within their pack like he’d been there for years!! The family only has 4-legged children; a Great Dane, a Yorkie, and a pug, and Siere fit in just perfectly.
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Haus

2.1.2015
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Haus has a home with Kelly and her family in Castlerock, CO!! This will be the family’s first Dane. Haus will have a Catahoula to keep him company. The family also has three human children to keep him busy. They enjoy taking daily walks and try to include their pets in all activities.
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Hank

Adopted 1.18.15
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Hank has a home with Rob and his family in Colorado Springs, CO!! They love Great Danes! And have had three over the last 13 years. They currently have no other pets and were going through Gentle-Giant-Withdrawal, until they met Hank. They spoke with his foster mom over the phone, and made arrangements to meet him in person. It was love at first sight! They just had to bring the big guy home! Yay for Hank and his forever family!
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King Louie

Adopted 1.16.15
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King Louie has a home with his foster mom April in Midvale, UT! April brought King Louie into her home as a foster but he quickly made himself at home. He’s such a handsome guy, April couldn’t stand the thought of King Louie being adopted by another family besides her own. Way to go, King Louie!
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Duke

Adopted 1.8.15
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Duke has a home with Toni and her family in Colorado Springs, CO!!! This family came to RMGDRI in hopes of finding a dog to add to their family. Not only did they find a dog, they fell head over heels with the perfect Gentle Giant. Duke has been with RMGDRI since May 2014 and has extreme separation anxiety when the people he loves are not around. After meeting Duke at a RMGDRI wine-tasting event, the family knew it was meant to be. Duke was moved into their home as a foster Dane, to allow him to adjust to his new family and also allow the family to adjust to Duke’s needs. This family’s schedule allows someone to be in the home almost all the time and if no one is home, Duke goes with them. Whooo Hooo for Duke!!
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Kweli

Adopted 1.5.15
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Kweli has a home with Greg and his Great Dane Patrick in Sandy, UT!!! Greg wanted to find another Gentle Giant to add to his family and also wanted his current great dane to have company while Greg was at work. He spoke with Kweli's foster home and arranged a meet-and-greet, and it was love at first sight! Patrick can be shy and is not often interested in playing. But after meeting Kweli, the two played non-stop, and they were meant to be brothers! Way to go, Kweli!!
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Monroe

Adopted 1.3.15
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Monroe has a home with Charlie & Maggie is Monument, CO!!! Charlie and Maggie have owned many Danes over the years. They have also previously adopted from RMGDRI. During the summer they reached out to RMGDRI, expressing their interest in adopting another Great Dane. They learned about many Great Danes since the summer but none tugged at their heartstrings like Miss Monroe. This couple makes Monument, CO their home but spend the winter months in Surprise, AZ. Monroe will enjoy her golden years with this sweet couple. She will also enjoy the companionship from the couples cat and smaller breed dog.

2014 Successes

Fulfilling Our Mission One Dane at a Time. Read about our successful adoption stories.

Bella
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Bella

Adopted 12.13.14
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Bella has a home with Chris & Deb in Glade Park, CO!! The couple has lots of Dane experience and are looking for another gentle giant to add to their group. Bella will be have a Great Dane sister to romp around with and an older Golden Retriever and Dachshund to look up to. Chris is a veterinarian and has been in touch with the veterinarian that has been treating Bella thus far. He is looking forward to continuing her care and to help Bella add on a few pounds. Yay for Bella!
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Tank

12.3.14
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Tank has a home with Joyce in Aurora, CO!! Joyce felt it was time to add a gentle giant to her home and although she did meet with another Dane, she fell head over heels for Tank. Tank will have a fellow canine companion to share his days with while Joyce is at work, and he’ll receive loads of attention when Joyce is home. Yay for Tank! Thank you Ellen Turner, Allbrick, & Rover Retreat for fostering Tank!
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Tyr

11.28.14
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Tyr has a home with Josh and his family in Denver, CO!!!! Josh and three daughters have been searching for a gentle giant to add to their family. The girls are active in school sports and Josh loves being outside and they all wanted a Dane to share that with. After speaking with Tyr’s foster home, Josh and his family believe Tyr is just the guy that they are missing! The family has no other pets and is looking forward to giving Tyr their undivided attention. Thank you Glen Woods for fostering!
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Apollo

Adopted 11.21.14
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Apollo has a home with his foster mom Denise in Bennett, CO!! It was love at first sight! Apollo entered Denise’s home as a foster but just as soon as he entered she knew that she couldn’t let him go. Who could?! Apollo is so handsome and he fit so well within his family, he is now a permanent member! Way to go, Apollo!!
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Cowboy & Schatzi

Adopted 11.8.14
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Cowboy and Schatzi have a home together with Audria and her sister, Karen in Denver, CO!!!!! Both Audria and Karen were won over by Cowboy’s handsome good looks. And upon meeting him in person knew it was meant to be. They read in his profile that he had entered our organization with a companion and after learning more about her, they decided Schatzi was meant to be adopted by them too! Audria & Karen have no other pets and are excited to be adopting a pair. They look forward to giving this older pair a spectacular home filled with unconditional love!
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Baby Girl

Adopted 11.07.14
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Baby Girl has a home with Melanie & Jeff’s family in Midvale, UT!!! Melanie saw Baby Girl on our website when she initially came into our organization. After watching all of Baby Girl’s pups find their forever home, Melanie knew Baby Girl was meant to be a part of their family! They currently have no other pets, so Baby Girl will get lots of attention. The family also has two younger children that are super excited to make Baby Girl their own!
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Gregor

Adopted 10.18.14
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Gregor has a home with Bill & Wendy in Camden, AK. Both Bill and Wendy love the breed and were in search of a companion to their current Dane. They saw our ‘Potter’ litter and fell in love. They believe Gregor will the perfect fit to their pack. Gregor will have a female Great Dane sister to get into trouble with and will also have a Shepherd mix and Beagle mic to learn from. Bill & Wendy treat their pets as if they were their own children and are excited for handsome Gregor to join the clan!
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Poppy

Adopted 10.18.14
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Poppy has a home with Ed & Joyce in Lakewood, CO!!! Ed & Joyce happen to be the parents of this litters foster mom. They’ve watched Poppy and her siblings grow over the last month and a half and as each puppy found their forever home, they continued to fall more and more in love with Poppy. Poppy has found her forever home!! Yay for Poppy!
Rubeus
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Rubeus

Adopted 9.29.14
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Rubeus has a home with Michael and Christine in Highlands Ranch, CO!! The family was specifically looking for a puppy and when they saw our “Harry Potter Litter”, they filled out an application right away. They met the puppies this past weekend and were so smitten with Rubeus, they just had to bring him home. Rubeus will have two older Great Dane siblings to learn from.
Kingsley
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Kingsley

Adopted 9.18.14
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Kingsley has a home with Jenny & Paige in Denver, CO!!! Jenny & Paige have been wanting to add another 4-legged furry to their family and when they met Kingsley, they fell in love! It was meant to be! Kingsley will have a Great Dane brother to learn from and look up to! Way to go, Kingsley!
Luna
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Luna

Adopted 9.17.14
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Luna has a home with Art & Fran in Greeley, CO!!! Fran has owned Danes since she was a teenager and her home felt a little empty without a gentle giant. That is until she saw Luna! Fran has been patiently waiting for the right Dane, and both her and Art fell in love with Luna. Luna will have a two 4-legged sisters to keep her busy. Way to go, Luna!
Seamus
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Seamus

Adopted 9.17.14
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Seamus has a home with Michael & Heide in Walsenburg, CO!!! Michael & Heide previously adopted Amore & Romance (affectionately renamed Amelia Louise & Bella Roma) from RMGDRI. Recently, one of the sisters passed away and the other has been a bit lonely. Roma is somewhat of a ‘mother hen’ and will enjoy showing Seamus the ropes. Seamus will have plenty to do, because the family also has one other Great Dane and three German Shepherds to keep him busy! Yay for Seamus!
Harry
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Harry

Adopted 9.15.14
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Harry has a home with Trish and her family in Taylorville, UT! Trish and her family adopted Mollie from RMGDRI a couple years ago. When they heard we had puppies, they immediately fell in love with Harry and are super excited (especially Mollie) to bring him home.
Albus
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Albus

Adopted 9.14.14
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Albus has a home with Dane & his family in Greeley, CO! This family has previously adopted from RMGDRI and knew it was time to add another 4-legged furry to the family. Dane and his wife felt the puppies were just too adorable to choose, so they made arrangements to meet them all! The puppies were even cuter in person, but they decided that Albus was meant to be a part of their family. Albus will have a an older Great Dane brother to show him around and 2 younger human children to grow up with!
Shay
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Shay

Adopted 9.10.14
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Shay has a home with Heather and her family in Aurora, CO! Heather met Shay during her home check and fell madly in love! And after speaking with her foster mom, she knew that Shay was meant to become a part of Heather's family! Way to go, Shay!
Dozer
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Dozer

Adopted 8.21.14
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Dozer has a home with Olivia and her family in Denver, CO! Olivia helped transport Dozer to CO and absolutely fell in love with his sweet demeanor. She immediately started the ball rolling on bringing Dozer home for good! Yay, Dozer!
Ziva
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Ziva

Adopted 8.9.14
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Ziva has a home with Chris & Sara and their family in Centennial, CO! Chris & Sara have previously adopted from RMGDRI and after the recent passing of their Great Dane, decided it was time to open their home to another rescue! The family has two younger children that are on the go and are excited to bring Ziva home. The whole family met with Ziva and her foster family and fell in love.
Macy
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Macy

Adopted 7.20.14
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Macy has a home with Nichole and her family in Ketchum, ID!! Nichole and her husband enjoy being outside and take camping trips or short hikes often while the weather is nice. The have a river nearby, that they walk along regularly and are excited to bring Macy home to enjoy these endeavors with them. Woot! Woot! For Macy-girl!
Zoe
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Zoe

Adopted 7.16.14
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Zoe has a home with her foster mom Lynn and her family in Hudson, CO! Lynn was smitten with Zoe upon bringing her home. Zoe walked into their home as if she already knew she was ‘home’. Lynn and her family own horses and Zoe gets along with everyone famously!
Scrapps
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Scrapps

Adopted 7.15.14
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Scrapps has a home with Erick and his family in Sandy, UT! Erick and his family were interested in adopting a Dane but wanted to foster for RMGDRI first. They didn’t expect to fall in love with their first foster, Scrapps! Scrapps squeaked his way into their hearts and found his place among their family, they couldn’t stand the thought of letting him go.
Bear
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Bear

Adopted 7.3.14
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Bear has a home with Brian & his family in Aurora, CO! They are active in the outdoors and love to take their Dane camping! They have a young female Dane who needed a friend! After speaking with Bear’s foster mom, They knew it was meant to be!
Freya
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Freya

Adopted 7.2.14
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Freya has a home with her foster family in Ogden, UT!!! Chad & Kristin have fostered for RMGDRI for the last year or two. They brought Freya into their home, ready to prepare her for her forever family. What they didn’t expect was to fall madly in love with her. Chad & Kristin don’t have any human children, but treat their pets as if they were. The family has another female Dane that gets along famously with Freya. They have become two peas in a pod!
Bambina
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Bambina

Adopted 6.22.14
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Bambina has a forever home with Jennifer and her family in Littleton, CO! They missed having a gentle giant in their home and upon meeting Bambina, they couldn’t let her go. She fit in so well with the family they couldn’t imagine life without her. The family has two young children whom are very excited to spend time with Bambina. The family enjoys doing activities that include their dog and are hoping to take Bambina everywhere!!
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Luke

Adopted 6.20.14
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Luke has a forever home with the Elizabeth and family in Colorado Springs, CO! Liz has always wanted a Great Dane companion. Many of her friends own Great Danes and she has been patiently waiting until her life allowed her to own one of her own. That time has come! She met Luke this past weekend and fell head over heels in love with Luke. She currently has no other pets and is looking forward to giving Luke all the love, and undivided attention he wants from his humans. She enjoys walking and hiking and hopes Luke does too. She loves to swim and his looking forward to introducing that to Luke. Yay for Liz and Luke!!
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Sinatra

Adopted 6.18.14
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Sinatra has a forever home with his foster family in Denver, CO! Sinatra came into Joseph’s home originally as a foster however no one was expecting Sinatra to adjust so easily and quickly. He fit right into family’s routine so well that Joseph couldn’t bear to let him go.
Kloe
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Kloe

Adopted 5.23.14
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Kloe has a home with Adam & Angelina in Littleton, CO! Adam & Angelina love to hike and camp, and wanted a gentle giant to share that time with them. They currently have no other pets or children, so Kloe will be lavished with loads of attention. They met with Kloe and her foster family last weekend and they fell in love, and Kloe did too! Both Adam & Angelina are excited to bring Kloe home!
Rufus
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Rufus

Adopted 5.10.14
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Rufus found his forever home with the Kalin family in Westminster, CO!! The Kalin family have previously adopted from RMGDRI and couldn’t resist adding Rufus to the family after they spotted him on our website. They currently own an older male Dane that needs a friend. The family also has a 7 ½ yr old daughter that enjoys the company her gentle giant friends. Yay for Rufus!
Gus
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Gus

Adopted 5.9.14
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Gus found his forever home with Troy in Sandy, UT. Troy is very active with work and the outdoors. He loves to travel and wants a gentle giant to accompany him. He spoke with Gus’s foster dad and believes Gus is the match for him! Gus will rarely be left alone and will be able to enjoy some “office-time” with Troy! Yay for Gus!
Zilly
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Zilly

Adopted 5.3.14
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Zilly found her forever home with the Ellis family in Haysville, KS! The family currently owns a female 4 yr old Great Dane that needed a friend. The family enjoys going on walks and spending time with the furr-kids in the backyard. The family made the trip this weekend to meet Zilly, but once they met her, it was love at first sight!! They couldn’t leave without her!
Ceridwen
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Ceridwen

Adopted 4.27.14
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Ceridwen has a home with Connie and her family in Ft. Collins, CO!! Connie owns a kennel, specializing in providing care for pets that have medical needs. She has fostered Danes for RMGDRI that needed that extra bit of attention. Ceridwen entered her home as a foster who needed that extra care. However, it didn’t take Ceridwen long to make herself at home.
Duke
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Duke

Adopted 4.13.14
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Duke has a home with Daniel & Susan and their family in Boulder, CO!!! This family has loads of Great Dane experience, however currently they own a Blue Heeler and a cat. The family enjoys hiking and has a huge 3 acre yard with a pond! The couple also has two school-age daughters that are excited to have another gentle giant in the home.
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Chief

Adopted 4.12.14
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Chief has a home with Rhonda and her family in Littleton, CO!! The family’s elderly dane recently passed away and their home just wasn’t the same without a gentle giant. Chief captured the family’s interest and when they met him for the first time, it was love at first sight!
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Jax

Adopted 4.5.14
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Jax has a home with Theo and Lauren in Salt Lake City, UT! Theo first saw Jax at the shelter in Utah and after expressing his interest in adopting Jax, he learned that Jax was already in the process of becoming a foster with RMGDRI. He filled out an adoption application immediately and it was meant to be!! He continued to visit Jax while he was at the shelter and got to meet him in person this last weekend. It was love at first sight!!
Molly
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Molly

Adopted 3.26.14
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Molly has a home with Dean & Melissa and their family in Sauk City, WI!! Dean & Melissa have previously adopted from RMGDRI and have been looking for another gentle giant to add to their family. They found their match with Molly! Molly will have a Great Dane/Rhodesian Mix brother to romp around the yard with as well as an older cat. She will also enjoy the family’s two school-age daughters whom are excited to meet Molly. The family enjoys walks and try to include their pets in every activity.
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Toby James

Adopted 3.23.14
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Toby has found a home with Tracy & Bobby in Denver, CO!!! Toby James entered their home as a foster but he fit in so well so quickly that he was immediately a part of the family! The couple does not have any human children but treat their pets as if they were. They are a very athletic couple that includes their dogs in their activities. Toby James has two fellow canine siblings: a Great Dane and German Shepherd. He also has two felines to snuggle his days away with.
Lola
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Lola

Adopted 3.13.14
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Lola found her forever home with her foster family, Matt & Candice in Murray, UT!! Matt & Candice brought Lola into their home as a foster but she quickly found her place within the family that they couldn’t bare to let her go. Lola enjoys frequent trips to the ‘office’ with her 4-legged sister dane. And enjoys daily cuddle-time with the family’s 2 yr old daughter.
Diva
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Diva

Adopted 3.6.14
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Diva has a home with Mark and Valerie in Omaha, NE!!! Mark & Valerie met Diva because their daughter is Diva’s foster mom! It was truly love at first sight. The couple knew that it was meant to be and immediately started the application process to bring Diva home. Yeah for Diva!
Lucy
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Lucy

Adopted 3.2.14
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Lucy has found her home with Arash & Laura and their family in Rock Springs, WY!! Arash & Laura spend lots of time outdoors and enjoy taking their pets wherever they go. Lucy will be the family’s only dog but she has a 3 yr old human sister to keep her busy. Yay for Lucy!
Lisa
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Lisa

Adopted 2.28.14
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Lisa has found her home with Don & his wife in Colorado Springs, CO!! The couple has previously adopted from RMGDRI before and wanted another gentle giant not only as a companion for their family bit also for their current Great Dane Odin. The family also owns a senior cat. Don & his wife work from home so Lisa would rarely be left alone. And whenever the family needs to go out, they often are able to take the dogs with them.
Daisy
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Daisy

Adopted 2.25.14
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Daisy has found her forever home with Christopher Anne and her family in Sandy, UT. Christopher Anne currently owns a Great Dane, Border Collie (deaf), and a senior Golden Retriever. Christopher Anne walks every day and hikes in the summer. She has a large fenced in yard that she enjoys spending time in with her pups. Christopher Anne came to RMGDRI in hopes of giving a special needs Dane a home. She was interested in a few of the Danes we have available and was absolutely smitten with Daisy! After speaking with Daisy’s foster mom, everyone agreed that it was meant to be!
Athena
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Athena

Adopted 2.22.14
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Athena has a home with Doug and Amy in Washington, KS!!! Doug and Amy saw Athena on our website and immediately filled out an application. They currently own a 6 year old male Dane who needed a friend. Their home is active but low key, and just perfect for Athena!!! They family enjoys taking daily walks and are really excited to bring Athena home.
Dante
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Dante

Adopted 2.20.14
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Dante has found his forever home with his foster family!!! Sage and her family came to RMGDRI looking for their perfect Dane and thought they could help out by fostering. Who knew they would find what they looking for in Dante?! Dante walked into their home, as if he had lived there for years and they felt the same way! Dante has made it home!
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Charlie

Adopted 2.14.14
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Charlie has his forever home with Amber & Jeff in Pickrell, NE!!!! Charlie entered their home as a foster and immediately fit right in with the pack! Amber and Jeff adopted Butters last year from RMGDRI and now has another RMGDRI Alumni to add to the family. Way to go, Charlie!
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Gucci

Adopted 2.9.14
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Gucci has found his forever home with Sarah & Scott and their family in Erie, CO!!! Sarah & Scott previously adopted from RMGDRI in 2004 & 2005. And just recently lost those two Danes this past year. Their home was ready for another gentle giant to fill the void. They met Gucci this weekend and it was love at first sight. Gucci will have two feline companions as well as a 7 yr old human sister to keep him busy!!
King Louie
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King Louie

Adopted 2.6.14
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King Louie has a home with Travis & Alice and there family in Fort Collins, CO!! Travis & Alice are both veterinarians and they met King Louie when he came to their office for vet care. Alice was immediately attracted to King Louie’s unique personality and put in their application to adopt him. Travis and Alice own a small farm and put King Louie to work. And he is in his glory! We feel confident that King Louie has found his forever home!
Tadah
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Tadah

Adopted 2.1.14
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Tadah had a home with the Georgia and her family in Bloomfield, NM! The family recently lost their senior boxer and their young Shih Tzu is feeling lonesome. Georgia and her family spotted Tadah as soon as he was posted to our website. And feel he is the gentle soul they have been patiently waiting for! The family also has two school age children that are excited to bring Tadah home!
Bismark
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Bismark

Adopted 1.23.14
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Bismark has a home with his foster mom, Jen in Boulder, CO! Bismark entered her home as a foster but he fit in so well, she couldn’t bare the thought of letting him go.
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Zoey

Adopted 1.7.14
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Zoey has her forever home with her foster mom Beth in Laramie, WY! Beth brought Zoey into her home as a foster in June 2012. Zoey has found her place among the family and has decided to stay! We are very happy for Zoey since she was about to celebrate her 3rd anniversary as a foster with us on January 9th. This beautiful old gal will spend the rest of her days in a home she loves and who love her.