|I doubt many of you have seen a Fawnequin in person. This is 10-month-old Jake. He is the product of a mixed color breeding; consequently his coat color "violates" the Great Dane Standard. Jake could never be shown in the conformation ring, but he is a wonderful pet.
Jake lives in California with his owner, Analyn Kelsey. He shares his house with two other Great Dane rescues, a tea-cup poodle and several cats. He is healthy, happy, and very friendly.
Analyn acquired Jake from a breeder in Charleston, SC. Jake's mother was a Harlequin. Arrangements had been made to have her bred to a champion Harlequin, but before that could happen, Jake's mother was accidently impregnated by a "chocolate" Great Dane, which is yet another unusual coat color. (Eeek!)
Jake's breeder contemplated terminating the pregnancy, but she finally decided to follow through with the litter. Six puppies were born -- two Merles, a dark Fawn, a Harlequin, a Black, and Jake. Nobody wanted Jake due to his unusual coloring, his blue eyes, and because he was so much smaller than the others. But Jake was lucky. Analyn came to visit. She fell in love with him and took him home. Here's what she has to say:
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