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Dalmatian


Dalmatian


UK KC Classification Utility
Country of Origin Balkans/India
Date of Origin Middle Ages
Height 50 - 61 cm (20 - 24 inches)
Weight 23 - 25 Kgs (50 - 55 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 - 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Dalmatians are strong, muscular and active. They have a distinctive coat that is coloured white on the base and has black or liver coloured spots.

Temperament

Dalmatians are outgoing and friendly dogs that do not show signs of aggression.

Suitability

If you are considering a Dalmatian as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for hot climates
They do not require a lot of grooming
They need a lot of physical exercise

Interesting Facts

Dalmatians are also known as:
Carriage Dog
Dalmatiner
Dalmatinac
Firehouse Dog
Plum Pudding Dog
Spotted Coach Dog

Common Nicknames are:
Dal
Dali

 


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