17 Great Danes Who Are Total Scaredy Cats

By Jeremy Sutheim

Despite their size, Great Danes have a reputation for being adorkable scaredy cats. No offense to cats who are actually scared. They probably have their reasons. Great Danes are just lacking in perspective.

1. "Why are you so small and loud?"

Great Dane looks intimidated by small dog.
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2. No wild stunts for this guy.

Great Dane sits on a rock.
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3.   "Don't worry, human, I'll protect you from the vacuum cleaner."

Great Dane hides under a desk.
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4. It's not paranoia if they really are out to get you.

Great Dane puppy with big ears looks surprised.
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5. "Ooohhhhh noooooooooo"

Italian Greyhound lunges at Great Dane in slo-mo.
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6. "But the floor is lava!"

Great Dane puppy is afraid to come down the stairs.
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7. "Guys! There's something in there!"

Great Dane startled by gosling.
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8. "I'm holding on to your leash so we don't get separated, okay?"

Great Dane holds leash of beagle in its mouth.
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9. Maybe it's a scary bathmat.

Great Dane refuses to get out of the bathtub.
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10. "Why are you people laughing? Do something, dammit!"

11. "If I can't see them, they can't see me."

Great Dane hides its head under a blanket.
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12. "You swear there aren't any sharks here?"

Great Dane sits in water.
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13. Real life ruh-roh.

Great Dane looks scared.
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14. "Am I dying???"

Spotted Great Dane stands next black chihuahua.
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15. "But what if the other dogs don't like me?"

Great Dane in a car looks dubious.
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16. Eek!

Great Dane stands on a kitchen counter.
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17. It's hard to believe that these two are the same species.

Great Dane is intimidated by small dog.
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