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The Dalmatian dog is a breed of medium-sized dogs whose most unique feature is its black or sometimes, liver-colored spots. It’s most popular use in the early days was for carriage. However, over time, the Dalmatian dog has metamorphosed into a pet. Petland is honored to offer first-class Dalmatian puppies and our caring team of puppy specialists will help answer any questions you may have.
The origins of the Dalmatian can be traced back to present-day Croatia. It is believed that early ancestors of the breed were specific breeds of pointers and a spotted Great Dane. Today, the Dalmatian is a very well-liked family pet who is best known for its unique black and white coat.
The Dalmatian is a very loyal, caring, alert, and social dog. They enjoy your attention and have a very curious side to them, especially while outdoors, where they enjoy exploring. They are also known to quickly grow a bond with their families. The Dalmatian is a committed dog who enjoys the company of his family. With proper training they are able to adapt well with other pets in the home.
Dalmatians do well with routine bathing at least one time every four to five weeks. They do not
require excessive amounts of upkeep and are easy to maintain. Daily brushing is always
recommended as it will help them look and feel their best. Remembering to keep their nails
trimmed should also be a part of their personal care routine.
Dalmatians are semi active dogs and do need ample amounts of energy to feel their best. The correct
ratio of meat-based protein and micronutrients, as well as healthy carbs and fats, will keep this
breed healthy. Many Dalmatian owners recommend feeding this dog two meals a day, spaced about
twelve hours apart. It is also very important to remember to provide your dog with proper dental
care. It is suggested that his teeth get cleaned a minimum of three times a week. Failing to keep
his teeth clean can contribute to health issues.
The Dalmatian stands between twenty-two and twenty-four inches tall.
This breed weighs between forty-five and sixty pounds.
The average life expectancy for this breed is between ten and thirteen years.
Fact: The Dalmatian is a very smart dog and trains with ease.
Fact: Dalmatians are famous for being firehouse dogs. Dalmatians used to serve as coaching dogs for horse-drawn fire coaches.
Fact: This breed loves exploring the great outdoors with family.