Great Danes are the biggest dog breed in the world.
Called the “Apollo of Dogs”, these magnificent canines may appear intimidating due to their sheer size, but they’re gentle giants.
Great Danes make great family pets in the right environment.
They’ll protect the home although their presence alone should be enough to deter would-be intruders.
The American Kennel Club rank Great Danes as the 16th most popular breed in the United States.
In this article, we’ll take a look at 20 Great Danes that you need to check out on Instagram.
So without further ado, let’s take a look at some of the great Great Dane accounts on the photo-sharing app.
20) Vito and Bambino (@vito.and.bambino) – 1,315 followers
A father and son duo, Vito and Bambino (@vito.and.bambino) love to share all the joys of going through life with two Great Danes. Living in Idaho (aka the City of Trees), these two giants enjoy a raw fed diet and lots of walks under the canopies.
19) Indie (@indiethedane) – 1,897 followers
Moving north, we’ve got Indie (@indiethedane) up next on our list. She’s living her best life in Newfoundland, Canada. Her mom tells her she’s great and nearly 2,000 people agree. You can check out her adventures, her naps and her day-to-day life via her Instagram page.
18) Ernesto (@greatdane_ernesto) – 2,400 followers
Swapping the red and white flag of Canada for the red and white flag of Austria, Ernesto (@greatdane_ernesto) is from Vienna. This male Great Dane has a few interesting hobbies: food, naps and good poops. Ernesto has 2,400 followers on the photo-sharing app.
17) Donovan (@donovan_thegreat) – 2,900 followers
New Jersey pup Donovan (@donovan_thegreat) has nearly 3,000 followers on Instagram. The one-year old Great Dane is a certified therapy dog as well as AKC registered. Donovan loves trips to the beach and knows how to pose for the camera. His steel blue eyes will leave you mesmerized.
16) Reese and Otis (@reese_and_otis) – 3,462 followers
If one Great Dane isn’t enough for you, Reese Elizabeth and Otis Grey (@reese_and_otis) are two siblings that also live in New Jersey. They live a wild and crazy life together. If they’re not running on the beach, you’ll find them cuddles up on the sofa taking a well earned nap.
15) Sir James Van Drool (@sirjamesvandrool) – 3,860 followers
Sir James Van Drool (@sirjamesvandrool) has quite the title! This four-year old Great Dane is sure to put a smile on your face. After all, he’s the supreme Lord of the Order of silly faces. Follow along with nearly 3,900 others, you won’t be disappointed!
14) Freddy (@freddygreatdane) – 6,385 followers
We’ve got another special Great Dane next on our list. Freddy (@freddygreatdane) is the world’s tallest dog. Don’t take our word for it! He’s the official Guinness World Record holder. If that doesn’t make you want to hit the follow button, we don’t know what will!
13) Delphia and Dexter (@delphia_and_dexter_the_danes) – 7,752 followers
Delphia and Dexter (@delphia_and_dexter_the_danes) are two Great Danes loving life in the Sunshine State. Delphia is a harlequin Great Dane and Dexter is a blue merle Great Dane. If you want to get an insight into life with two Great Danes, you should check out these Florida pups.
12) Norman (@normantheblue) – 10,000 followers
Norman (@normantheblue) is a four-year old velco Great Dane. This lover of sunshine and good times can be found living his best life in Southern Ontario. He’s a blankie thief with lemur eyes. This treat-loving gentle giant has 10,000 followers on Instagram.
11) Fergus (@fergus_the_blue_dane) – 13,600 followers
Fergus (@fergus_the_blue_dane) is an American Great Dane that is always up for adventure. The three-year old Great Dane has quite the CV: he’s a big stick hunter, a slobber monster, lizard chaser and fashionista. It’s hardly surprising that over 13,500 people are following his daily exploits.
10) Zeus and Stella (@zeus_the_fawn_dane) – 14,800 followers
What’s better than two Great Danes? Three Great Danes! Zeus, Stella and Holly (@zeus_the_fawn_dane) live in San Diego, California. You’ll be kept entertained by their videos playing in the yard or on the beach.
9) Danetastic (@Danetastic) – 17,890 followers
I bet you thought three Great Danes was quite the handful. Well Danetastic (@dantastic) is the completely sane owner of seven Great Danes. No wonder this Great Dane pack have nearly 18,000 followers given their many capers together. If you want to learn more about the beautiful breed, there’s no better place than this account.
8) Ella (@myotherusernameisbetter_) – 20,000 followers
Living la vida loca in Germany is Ella (@myotherusernameisbetter_). She’s a eight-year old Great Dane that is a giant love bug (in her mom’s words). Ella is passionate about making new friends and zoomies. She’s already made 20,000 friends on social media.
7) Iris (@iristhebluegreatdane) – 24,700 followers
Great Danes are notorious for enjoying a nap or two and Iris (@iristhebluegreatdane) lives up to that stereotype. She’s a self-proclaimed laziest Great Dane despite having a fitness fanatic Mom! Based in Indiana, Iris is fast closing in on 25,000 followers on Instagram.
6) Bellesdanois (@bellesdanois) – 28,200 followers
If you’re looking for a daily dose of cuteness, look no further than Bellesdanois (@bellesdanois). This pack of five Great Danes will brighten your day. Living in Finland, this quintet will quickly win you over like over 28,000 others on the photo-sharing app.
5) Mutka and Luna (@whythankyew) – 29,500 followers
Remaining in Finland, we’ve got Mutka and Luna (@whythankyew). They’re two goofy Great Dane pups that have mastered how to pull silly faces for the camera. It’s no surprise that they’re close to 30,000 Instagram followers. Mutka and Luna are guaranteed to make you smile!
4) Blue and Ivy (@adventuresofblueandivy) – 38,300 followers
Staying in Europe but moving down to Belgium, we’ve got two professional heartstealers. Blue and Ivy (@adventuresofblueandivy) are two Great Danes that love to explore the countryside. These two Great Danes are sociable dogs that like to hang out with other pooches.
3) Duke and Sully (@dazeofdukeandsully) – 57,458 followers
With a great Instagram handle (@dazeofdukeandsully), we aren’t the slightest bit surprised that Duke and Sully have over 57,000 followers on Instagram. They love nothing more than to wag their tails and steal hearts. We bet this pair have stolen a lot of hearts with their rugged good looks.
2) Kernel (@kernelthegreatdane) – 94,400 followers
Kernel (@kernelthegreatdane) is a clumsy nude lap cow with almost 100,000 fans on social media. The Boston-based Great Dane is a service and therapy dog as well as all round good canine citizen. The two-year old weighs in at 160 pounds.
1) Freya (@freyaeverafter) – 317,000 followers
Last but by no means least is Freya (@freyaeverafter). This Instagram famous Great Dane is one part of a huge pack of animals. With horses, birds and cats as siblings (to name but a few), Freya has over 317,000 followers on the social media platform. If you’re interested in how Great Danes interact with other dogs, pets and animals, this is the account for you!