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Ambush — Winners & Best of Winners 

At the Greater Cincinnati Great Dane Club Specialty, “AMBUSH” won WINNERS & BEST OF WINNERS.


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is a NEW CHAMPION, 3/29/2024, pending AKC approval
— Thank you respected judge, Mrs. Janie Pronto for recognizing this beautiful young female Dane. Lovingly handled by Christina Swartz, AMBUSH is the offspring of CINCH & COUNTRY and is bred by Carrie Beaty and Sam Rose.
AMBUSH is proudly owned by Mark Beaty and Sam Rose. It takes a village! Thanks to all who helped.

Konan — New AKC Champion 

March 1, 2-2024 It is OFFICIAL! AKC recognizes KONAN, the Barkarian as a champion: & BEAR CREEK ROSE’S TORCH OF FREEDOM picked up his first AOM award this weekend! Expertly Handled by Chris Schwarz.

KONAN is a new champion!! (New AKC Champion 1/21/2024– He did great in the January 2024 Florida Cluster of shows. Wow, we are so proud of this boy.

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We could not have made this possible without the expert help of professional handler Christina Swartz. Thanks to all who helped. I give further thanks, recognition and acknowlegements on my blog. Here is a link to the blogpost:

Ambush — 1st Place Open Harlequin Bitch Class 


“AMBUSH,” BEAR CREEK’S YOU’LL NEVER SEE ME COMING @ ROSE– wins 1st Place & the Blue Ribbon at the Open Harlequin Bitch class in Sante Fe, NM at the 2023 GDCA National Specialty! Thank you Judge Mimi Kim for choosing this beautiful girl. We appreciate Christina Swartz for her conscious care and professional handling. Bred by Carrie Beaty and Sam Rose. Owned by Mark Beaty and Sam Rose. Thanks with appreciation to the GDCA and the Western Division for a great show. Thanks so much to the village that made it happen.

Konan — 2nd Place Open Mantle Dog Class


KONAN, the Barkarian, AKA BEAR CREEK ROSE’S TORCH OF FREEDOM, placed second for the open mantle dog class, at the GDCA 2023 National Specialty held in Sante Fe, New Mexico. Thank you Judge Dick Schaefer for placing our boy. Thanks to Glen Baumert who handled KONAN. KONAN was bred by Carrie Beaty and Sam Rose. KONAN (Celtic for LIL WOLF and the root word of Canine) is loved and owned by Sam Rose and Glen Baumert. Thanks to all who help.

Rose Great Danes is an AKC Breeder of Merit!

Congratulations and Welcome to the American Kennel Club’s Breeder of Merit Program!

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The Heart of The AKC


Dear Samuel M. Rose,

You have been enrolled as of 08/18/2022 as a Breeder of Merit for Great Danes!

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LENORE is now a champion pending AKC approval


LENORE is the first Merle in Great Dane History to win the Futurity!!

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6 Best Great Dane Breeders in Colorado (2022)


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We Love Doodles — Sam Rose is the trusted and responsible Great Dane breeder located in the beautify Rocky Mountains of Durango, Colorado. They are a proud member of the Great Dane Club of America and Durango Kennel Club.


Rose Great Danes – One of the Top 5 Great Dane Breeders in Colorado

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Preferable Pups — Rose Great Danes have been breeding, raising, and showing Great Danes for 27 years. They strive to breed healthy, structurally sound, and beautiful Danes for the family home and the show ring.


Rose Great Danes – One of the Top 10 Great Dane Breeders in the US

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Bubbly Pet — Rose Great Danes is one of the providers of award-winning Great Danes around the country.

Recently, a Great Dane raised and bred from this kennel raked in awards and has earned champion status, adding more to the Rose Great Danes’ reputability.

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