Dalmatian

From a section of Yugoslavia called Dalmatia, the Dalmation was favored for their stamina, size, and guard dog capabilities.
Dalmatian Information

Average sizes and life expectancy of the breed

HEIGHT

19-23 Inches

WEIGHT

40-60 Lbs.

LIFE EXPECTANCY

10–12 Years

Dalmatian Information

An ancient breed, it’s believed the Dalmatian originated in a section of Yugoslavia called Dalmatia. Their stamina, size, and guard dog capabilities made them a favored breed by the English aristocracy.

Quality time spent with their family is extremely important to this breed.

Today, the Dalmatian is most often associated with being a firehouse dog.

Dalmatian Training

This breed requires intensive and extensive early and lifelong socialization as well as basic obedience.

Dalmatian Exercise Needs

Dalmatians excel in obedience competition, agility, and fly-ball. The Dalmatian
must have daily frequent exercise.

With their high degree of endurance, Dalmatians makes an excellent walking, jogging, and hiking companion.

Dalmatian Health Issues

Deafness, allergies, and urinary stones are the most common health issues that affect the Dalmation. Autoimmune thyroiditis affects 11.6% of dalmations.

Dalmatian Grooming

The Dalmatian has a hard, smooth, short, and dense coat. They require frequent brushing with a firm bristle brush to minimize loose hair.

Breed Identification

COLORS

lack Or Liver Spots On White Background; Spots Should Be Round, Well Defined, And Preferably Separat

HAIR LENGTH

Short

Breed Care

GROOMING

Once a week

EXERCISE NEEDS

More than an hour per day

HEALTH CONDITIONS

Deafness, Atopic Dermatitis, Panosteitis Entropion, Autoimmune Thyroiditis

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