2017 Successes

Fulfilling our mission one Dane at a time. Read about our successful adoption stories.

Chimayo
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Chimayo

(now Tank) Adopted 5.26.17
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Chimayo has a home with his foster family in Fountain, CO. Brandon is no stranger to Great Danes as he adopted his last Dane “Sherbert” from RMGDRI back in 2010. Sweet Sherbert has since passed and Brandon is now ready to fill his home and heart with another Dane. When a litter of sick puppies came into rescue he raised his hand to help one of them. This is when Chimayo entered his home! The two have bonded immensely and Brandon couldn’t bare to part with him. He has affectionately renamed him TANK. Way to go sweet boy.
Maya
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Maya

Adopted 5.26.17
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Maya has a home with her foster family in Colorado Springs, CO. Kim and Reggie came to learn about RMGDRI at a public appearance. Neither have owned a Great Dane, but have been around mastiffs growing up and were excited of the opportunity to foster and adopt. Miss Maya has had a rough go of it since coming into rescue and the family has been by her side through her scares and surgeries to remove her cancer. At the moment this sweet girl is cancer free and will live her glory years out with undivided attention of a family who couldn't bare to see her leave their home. Way to go Maya!
Abby
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Abby

Adopted 5.22.17
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Abby has found her forever home in Lakewood, CO with her foster family Lori and Ray. After nursing her through numerous health issues over the past 4 months, they just could not let her go. Abby is finally feeling well enough to play and has settled in to stay. Both Lori and Ray have loads of Dane experience and work from home so she will be under their watchful eyes and seldom be left alone. Way to go Abby!
Hercules
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Hercules

Adopted 5.17.17
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Hercules has a home with his new adoptive family in Timmath, CO. Lisa and her family are excited to bring Hercules home and integrate him into their lives and pack. They have 3 labs and a cat, so Hercules will have plenty of attention. The family enjoys hikes on the weekend and frequent walks around their neighborhood during the week. When they found out that this sweet boy had Wobblers, they didn't bat an eyelash to wanting to tend to his needs now and as he grows older. They are all elated to bring him home. Way to go Hercules!
Hera
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Hera

Adopted 5.12.17
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Hera has a home with her new family in Claremore, OK. Mark and his wife are elated to bring Hera home to their large piece of land. They have 4 others dogs in their home who live the life of luxury being able to romp through the pasture and follow Mark and his wife while they tend to the farm. The family works from home and are both able to provide loads of undivided attention to their animals. Way to go sweet Hera!!!
Peralta
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Peralta

Adopted 4.22.17
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Peralta has a home with her foster family in Denver, CO. Denise & Jeremy along with their 2 kids have always been fond of Great Danes....Currently Miss Peralta gets to share the home with 2 other Great Danes! Mona and Lisa; both of whom are already showing Peralta the ropes and rules of the home. The family is very active and well known in the neighborhood. They love going to City Park with their furkids and also to local coffee shops with them. Peralta has it made with this family! Way to go sweet girl.
Capitan
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Capitan

(now Ben) Adopted 4.20.17
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Capitan has a home with his foster family in Aurora, CO. Koti is a long time volunteer and adopter of RMGDRI. He has had several Danes and sadly lost his sweet female Dane Indy recently...so when we reached out to have him foster sickly Capitan he didn't bat an eye. The minute Capitan made it into Koti's home, there was no way he was leaving. His looks and demeanor reminded him of his sweet girl Indy and little Capitan latched onto his heartstrings. Koti has lovingly renamed him Ben! Way to sweet boy!
Taos
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Taos

(now Moose) Adopted 4.20.17
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Taos has a home with his foster family in Elizabeth, CO. Taos is a very lucky guy. He has a full home who will give him lots of love....He has his new mom Sarah, her husband Jayar and their two kiddos as well as their Great Dane Newfie Mix "Charlie" to show him the ropes. Taos also has a cat to figure out which is going really well. The family lives in a rural area and loves to spend time outdoors. The family has affectionately renamed him Moose! Way to go handsome boy.
Myka
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Myka

Adopted 4.16.17
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Myka has a home with her new adoptive family in Sidney, MT. Thomas, his wife and two teen daughters are no stranger to owning Great Danes. They are happy to have a new addition to their home and can't wait to integrate Myka into their brood. The family has a lot of space for their dogs to play outside and have free roam indoors as well. If the sun is out....he family is out with their dogs! There is no doubt that Myka will be loved and have a life of endless walks, cuddles, legs to lean on and a space to have Great Dane zoomies! Way to go Myka!
Carlsbad
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Carlsbad

(now Gordon) Adopted 4.9.17
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Carlsbad has a home with his new adoptive family Sally, Jason and their two children in Longmont, CO. The family has a sweet 9 year old Dane named Abby who lost her buddy 2 years ago. Time has healed their hearts and they are finally ready to fill the hole in their home with another Dane. When the opportunity arose to foster sweet Carlsba the family knew it was a no-brainer! Little Carlsbad, now named Gordon has melted their hearts and fit right into their home. Way to go sweet boy
Shiloh
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Shiloh

Adopted 4.9.17
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Shiloh has a home with her new adoptive family in Leadville, CO. Derek, his wife and their daughter have always had a fond love for Great Danes.They currently have a female 7 year old Dane whom they're excited to have a companion for. Shiloh will be able to roam their large property with Diesel, go on family outings on the weekend and trips in the summer. Everything they do their dogs are always a part of it. Way to go Shiloh!!!
Raton
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Raton

(now Zeus) Adopted 4.3.17
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Raton has a home with his foster family in Colorado Springs, CO. Viktoria and Christopher have always had a soft spot for Great Danes....They currently have an 11 year old female Dane who has been so happy having another dog in the home. Before Raton came into the picture, the family had been waiting to fill the hole in their hearts and home with another Dane. They lost their 2 female Danes recently, one to cancer and the other to old age....So now, having a spunky little Great Dane Puppy in their home has kept everyone busy and on their toes! The family as affectionately renamed him Zeus!
Tularosa
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Tularosa

(now Danni) Adopted 4.1.17
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Tularosa has a home with her new foster family in Albuquerque, NM. Cynthia, Miguel and their 3 children are elated to have a Great Dane into their home again! The family currently has a German Shepard Mix who Tularosa will get to hang with and play on the families property. On the weekends they all like to go for walks and often times go to their parents home where they have a huge piece of property where the dogs can roam freely!The family has affectionately renamed her Danni.
Aries
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Aries

Adopted 3.12.17
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Aries has a home with his new adoptive family in Highlands Ranch, CO. Karen and Stan have been following RMGDRI and going to our rescues Meet n Greets for quite some time. They currently have a 6-year-old female Dane whom they wanted a companion for. Fortunately, when the family and their Dane Munchkin met with Aries the whole gang got along great! Karen and Stan enjoy relaxing weekends at home and getting out for walks. Way to go Aries!!!!
Hank
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Hank

Adopted 2.5.17
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Hank has a home with his new family in Whitefish, MT. This will be Jody's first Dane and she couldn't be more elated to bring him home. Jody is incredibly active and would really love a buddy to keep her company as she goes on light jogs around her home. Lucky Hank is going to be able to accompany Jody to work a few days a week...so this boy will rarely be left home alone. We couldn't be happier for Jody and Hank. Way to go boy!
Charlo
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Charlo

Adopted 1.22.17
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Charlo has a home with her new family in Witchita, KS. Liz is no stranger to Great Danes. In fact Liz has a heart for senior Danes and has always been able to provide a loving home for them to spend their latter days. Charlo will have another Dane named Sophie, a Lab named Lola and a house cat named Luna to share her new forever home with. Liz's pet are her kids and will do anything and everything for them!! Luckily each animal in the home has Liz with them almost 24/7! Charlo will be able to enjoy walks in the neighborhood and unconditional love from Liz. Way to go sweet girl!
Dio
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Dio

(now Ludo) Adopted 1.3.17
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Dio has a home with his foster family in Aurora, CO. Ria & Craig have been waiting for the right time to fill the hole in their home and hearts after loosing their last Dane a year ago. When Dio was placed in their home as a foster.....that shy, scared, apprehensive boy warmed up quicker than anyone imagined. Dio knew he found his spot and wasn't going anywhere else. He's come out of his timid shell and is loving the undivided attention in the home. We are so happy for Ria & Craig. They have affectionately renamed him "Ludo". Way to go sweet boy!
Apollo
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Apollo

Adopted 1.1.17
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Apollo has a home with his foster family in Frederick, CO. Kyle and Hannah are new to the breed and have loved having Apollo in their home. They have worked with Apollo and the rescue on getting him the training he needed to feel safe and happy and more importantly "at home". The family is very active, they enjoy trail hikes in Boulder, swimming and camping! When they can, they include their fur-kids. Apollo will be able to spend his days with a sweet Black Lab named Mayday, and Thomas the cat. Congratulations Apollo!!!!!