Hi there…. My name is Sonja Benjamin and this is Mythical Danes. Mythical Danes has been online now since 1999 and in that time we have had some awesome times and awesome dogs!!! It’s been a while since we’ve shown any dogs, but we still like to follow who is who in the Great Dane rings.
Showing dogs is something I’ve wanted to do for as long as I can remember. I got my first Great Dane in 1997, shortly after I met and married the love of my life, Jake. We never intended to show Molly and had her spayed young. She was our inspiration to learn about the breed. We got our next Great Dane, Athena, as a puppy in 1999.
It was shortly after that when we decided where our interest in Great Danes was heading. Through a series of very helpful Dane people/show people we found John & Jessie Gerszewski of Elan Danes and brought home Coda. We were so lucky to have met them… they are truly wonderful people and both are gifted handlers. Coda was our first show dog. Owner handling her was a real dream come true.
Since then we have done some rescue, more showing and lots of obedience training. We also have forayed into the world of carting. Two of our past Danes, Athena and Phantom, had their Canine Good Citizen and were certified Therapy Dogs with Therapy Dog International and visited our local nursing home weekly.
In early 2002 we started an all natural biologically appropriate diet for the dogs and are have loved the results. Shortly thereafter we stopped vaccinating our dogs. Later that same year we imported our first all natural Great Dane. A beautiful blue puppy, Phoebe, from Foaldown Great Danes in the UK. Phoebe has since passed on, but you can read about more about her and all the other dogs by clicking on the “great danes” link at the top of the page.
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