1 year ago 1 year ago Awww 15 Amazing Facts About Great Danes You Probably Never Knew by Judy Powell 1 year ago1 year ago Facebook Twitter 4 This included the Irish Wolfhounds for their height, Mastiffs for their muscle mass and Greyhounds for their speed. Credit Judy Powell 1 year ago 5 Once their boar hunting days were behind them they transitioned to companion pets. Credit Judy Powell 1 year ago 6 Great Dane’s ears were cropped to limit physical harm during boar hunts. Boar tusks were prone to cutting their ears when left uncropped, leading to loss of blood and sometimes death. Credit Judy Powell 1 year ago Post PaginationPage 2 / 5 Like it? Share with your friends! Facebook Twitter 0 Comments Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.