Dalmatian Puppies and Dogs

A complete guide to Dalmatian Puppies and Dogs including photos and articles about grooming, training, care tips, exercise needs, male and female Dalmatian dog names, illness and health problems with a definition and description of Dalmatian Puppies and Dogs.

Fast Facts & Guide to Dalmatian Puppies and Dogs

Have a glance at our Fact File and Guide to Dalmatian Puppies and Dogs. Discover some fast facts to gain a really fast overview of the Dalmatian.

Dalmatian Guide and Fact File

Height: Male 22-24 inches / Female 20-22 inches

Weight: 25 - 32 kg

Size of Dog: Large

Breed Type and Dog Group: Non-Sporting Group

Country of Origin of the Breed: Europe, Africa and Asia (Exact Country of Origin is unknown)

Exercise Needs: The Dalmatian needs very high amounts of daily exercise

Coat Type: The Dalmatian has a short, fine white coat with either black or liver brown spots

Shedding hairs: The Dalmatian breed sheds lightly all year round

Grooming needs: Small amounts of regular grooming is required for this breed

Training a Dalmatian (Trainability): Trainable with patience and firm handling

Other Names of Dalmatian: Carriage Dog, Spotted Coach Dog, Firehouse Dog, Plum Pudding

Dalmatian Lifespan - This dog lives for approximately 10 - 12 years

Number of puppies per litter: The average Dalmatian litter size is 8 puppies

Temperament/Behaviour: Excitable, Energetic, Athletic, Boisterous, Loving, Playful and Spirited

We hope that the fast facts and information provided in our Dalmatian puppy and dog fact file and guide will prove a useful overview of this particular breed. Please click one of the links at the top of the page for detailed articles relating to training, pet care, grooming, personality, exercise needs, male and female Dalmatian dog names, illness and health problems.


Summary of Dalmatian Puppies and Dogs

Dalmatian puppies and dogs are very lively and fun-loving. This is very excitable breed so training is very important from an early age to ensure that they grow into well-behaved, obedient adult dogs. The Dalmatian has a loving, charming and affectionate personality and temperament. They are very playful and will require a backyard with enough space for them to play around. This breed of puppy and dog has a lot of energy and will therefore require high amounts of daily exercise; at least two hours per day. This is an athletic dog and would suit an owner that could take them out running or jogging. The Dalmatian was originally bred as a coach dog to run alongside horses so this is the reason why they are naturally fit and require a lot of exercise. Their grooming needs are manageable as they have short coats, which shed lightly all year round, and will therefore need to be brushed, thoroughly, once per week.

Choosing Dalmatian Puppies and Dogs as Pets

Dalmatian puppies grow into large sized adult dogs and the above summary will help you to determine whether they are suitable as a family pet. If you are considering whether to buy a Dalmatian puppy, adoption is also an option for this particular type of dog, or even selecting one from a rescue centre, or reputable dog breeder. Recent results show that 1 in 12 Dalmatians is born deaf in both ears. There is test available known as the BAER test which can detect deafness. A reputable breeder will provide you with documentation to support the health of any puppy that you may be interested in buying. There is further information available about the health of this particular breed if you click on the relevant link above. The Dalmatian is unique in appearance as it's the only breed that has a spotted coat! The Dalmatian has a beautiful coat that is white with either black or liver brown spots. It you are buying a Dalmatian please look through the information via the links above to gain knowledge about their needs and requirements.

Dalmatian Puppies and Dogs

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