Meet Blue! Blue was an owner surrender locally and is approximately 8 years old. She is no "old lady"; she is playful and loves to give hugs. Initially, she was shy but was so thankful to her foster family for pulling her out of the shelter she has made...


Smokey Joe

Smokey Joe! He was an owner surrender at a local shelter and in major need of some TLC. He is about 8-9 years old and severely underweight. He has some arthritis also, but he is on supplements now and receiving some laser therapy. He loves lounging around the...



  Meet Reyna! Reyna came to us by owner surrender and has settled right in to her foster home. She is a 3-year-old Dane mix that is full of energy and quite playful! She also likes to snuggle on the couch. She knows sit and down and will give you her paw for...


Benefit Wines

Check out our Benefit Wines with the brand new labels! They make GREAT gifts AND help support our rescue!!!  ...


2017 GDF Calendars!

For our 2017 calendar, we teamed up with 12 amazing craft breweries and cideries in the Charlotte, NC area. Each month's photo was shot on-location at a different brewery that supports rescue. The holidays are coming...
Get yours while they last!

2017 GDF Calendar ▸



Saving one until there are none!

Our goal is to rescue, rehabilitate, and adopt out Great Danes and mixed breeds through our network of foster homes. We currently operate throughout NC and part of SC.
Great Dane rescue is our passion!





Buy Dog Collars and Support GDF!

The Hound Haberdashery is an awesome company and they have REALLY great collars! They are also very generous with our rescue! They donate 18% of each and every sale to Great Dane Friends if you mention us in the comments section at check out!
Checkout The Hound Haberdashery Facebook Page as well.