Our links page is a great resource for information about Danes and other dogs, shopping that benefits our nonprofit, and businesses that we love and support.

Great Dane Friends Big Cartel Store

T shirts, hats, calendars and koozies to help support GDFRL

Bring Fido!

Great Dane Friends gets $5 for each room booked when you mention GDFRL!

LukEli K-9 Training

LukeEli K9 Training is great! They are located in the Charlotte/Mt. Pleasant area. Give them a call!

Sally Said So! Professional Dog Training.

In the Raleigh, Durham, or Johnston County area and looking for a great trainer? We love Sally Said So! Professional Dog Training. In addition to training, they also offer pet CPR and first aid classes.

Chariot Creative web design, branding, marketing in Raleigh and Charlotte NC

Chariot Creative, Inc.

Chariot Creative specializes in graphic design, web design, branding, photography, etc. They've donated the design, development, and maintenance of this website.

Visit to see their work!

AKBS Photo

Many of the beautiful photos of our dogs are thanks to the donated services of AKBS Photo, including the images in our annual calendar. If you're looking for a great photographer to capture memories or life's special moments, contact AKBS Photo.

NoDa Bark & Board

NoDa Bark & Board in Charlotte has kindly invited us to hold events at their place, as well as offering us free doggy daycare for our foster dogs to encourage their socialization and make them even more well-rounded. Once adopted, these same dogs will get a limited number of daycare sessions to continue with their forever family! Thank you, NoDa Bark & Board!

PupLife Dog Supplies

PupLife has everything you can think of for your dog happy and healthy, and they have been kind enough to support our rescue!

Ashley Reid Pet Portraits

Commission a portrait of your pet through Ashley Reid, and if you mention Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love, she'll donate 10% of your purchase price to our rescue!

Kuranda Dog Beds

Our foster dogs love to sleep on Kuranda Dog beds, but we don't have enough for everyone. If you would like to donate a bed at a special wholesale price for a another dog to sleep in comfort, please donate a Kuranda dog bed.


Speedway Dog Training

Speedway Dog Training in Charlotte, NC donates services to our rescued dogs! They are great! Check them out for your training needs.