Great Dane Adopts a Baby Deer and That's Okay by UsMadeleine Davies11/16/12 7:45pm30EditPromoteGo to permalink Interspecies family alert! Abandoned by her mother, Pippin the fawn was lucky enough to encounter Kate the Great Dane. Kate took an instant shine to the little deer and the two have been looking out for each other ever since. They even play and cuddle! Now, what's a girl got to do to get in on that friendship?