On August 17, 1965, the Great Dane
became the official state dog of Pennsylvania. According to the official proclamation, "the physical and other attributes of the Great Dane, to wit; size, strength, beauty, intelligence, tolerance, courage, faithfulness, trustworthiness and stability exemplify those of Pennsylvania." You can read the act in its entirety here.
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