Dalmation

About the Breed

A friend of firefighters, and enemy of fashion designers. The Dalmatian is a breed of medium-sized dog, noted for its unique white coat marked with black or brown-colored spots. Originating as a hunting dog, it was also used as a carriage dog in its early days. The origins of this breed can be traced back to present-day Croatia and its historical region of Dalmatia. - wikipedia

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Healthy weight:

50 to 90 pounds

Recommended Food

Medium or Large breed dog food such as Royal Canin Golden Retriever or Hills Science Diet

Breed Colors

  • Black
  • Copper
  • White
  • Cream
  • Gray
  • Apricot
  • Red

Ideal for owners that

  • Are not fashion designers
  • Are firefighters
  • Enjoy outdoor activites
  • Are not named Cruella.

Health Considerations

  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Deafness
  • Hyperuricemia

This breed may be cute, but here are some of their common health issues to be aware of.

Temperment & Skills

High Energyintelligentand low-shedding

Dalmation's on Fetch Fido