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Dalmatians require a great deal of exercise to keep them happy. They also have a reputation for being problematic around children; however, they make a good companion animal for adults and are fine watchdogs.PURPOSE OF BREED:Originally Dalmatians were used for a variety of purposes, from herding to ratting. The breed is widely known as being a carriage dog because it was commonly used as a running dog for horse carriages. This dog?s coloring has made it a favorite of circus animal for centuries. In America Dalmatians are commonly associated with fireman because they were often used as search and rescue dogs in fires.AVERAGE LITTER SIZE:9 puppies


A Dalmatian's coat is short, fine and dense with a lovely glossy appearance. Little or no grooming is required. Dalmatians are white with either black or liver colored spots.

Common ailments: 

Hip Dysplasia, epilepsy, temperament problems.

The Dalmatian is also known as the English Coach Dog, the Carriage Dog, the Plum Pudding Dog, and the Spotted Dick. (Credit:ÿ<a href="http://www.akc.org/" target="_blank">AKC.org</a>)
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