Dalmatian is one of the most recognizable dogs in his characteristic white fur with black or brown spots. A very active dog.
Dalmatian is a species that is formed on the Adriatic coast in Dalmatia. These are the beginnings of species. Today’s specimens are grown in the UK. Once upon a time, these dogs followed the chariot from the English aristocrat.
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The interest in this breed has increased in the world after the movie “101 Dalmatian” from 1959. But the real expansion appeared with the remake of this film from 1996.
DALMATIAN: APPEARANCE AND ANATOMY
Dog is a medium-sized, powerful, with elegant appearance, recognizable by its distinctive black spots. It is characterized by strength, endurance, and speed.
Male size: 20-24 inch Female size: 20-22 inch
Male weight: 55 lb Female weight: 48 lb
HEAD: long enough, broadest between the ears
EYES: moderately well apart, medium size, round, bright, dark
EARS: high set, medium size, wide at the base, close to head
MUZZLE: long, powerful, never snippy
JAWS: strong with a perfect, scissor bite
NECK: moderately long, well set and easy
TAIL: reaches hock, strong at root, tapering at the end
LEGS: front perfectly straight and muscular, rear muscular and parallel
PAWS: round, firm, with elastic cushioning
COAT: short, hard, dense, smooth, glossy
COLOR: basic color white, black spots which must not exceed one another
DALMATIAN: CHARACTER AND BEHAVIOR
This is a heavy cuddly dog, very active, funny and sensitive dog. The main characteristics are strength, endurance, and speed. Many people trained them for hunting adventure, but it is also a good guardian and companion of a blind person. He can be very dominant and will certainly be times when he will try to take control and leadership. Bad behavior towards him rarely forgets and forgives difficult. Because of that harsh penalties are not recommended if the situation is not out of control.
DALMATIAN: ADAPTATION AND CONDITIONS OF LIFE
Dalmatian requires a lot of exercise and attention. Therefore, they need daily walks on a leash. But it is possible that these walks will not satisfy a good appetite for this dog. Therefore, it is an ideal companion for running or any sport. Although these dogs can live outside in temperate to warm climates, they need a warm and comfortable shelter. But before all of the people around them. Therefore, it is best to live in a house near the family who loves him. The existence of the yard would greatly facilitate the care of the Dalmatian.
DALMATIAN: HEALTH PROBLEMS AND CARE
Dalmatian dog is easy to cultivate and has a strong sense of cleanliness. The coat needs occasional brushing, to extract dead hair.
Of the common health problems occurring deafness, while rarer reports of coronary artery disease and Von Willebrand disease. A special disadvantage of the breed is the inability to metabolize uric acid thereby creating urinary stone.
The lifespan of the breed is from 12-14 years.