15 Historical Facts About Dalmatians You Might Not Know

#4 The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Djakovo-Osijek has preserved in its archives the chronicles of Bishop Petar Bakić (1719) and Andreas Kecskemety (1739), both talking about the Canis Dalmaticus dogs specific to Croatia.

#5 In 1771, Welsh naturalist Thomas Pennant wrote the book “Synopsis of the Quadruped”, where he first named the breed Dalmatian.

#6 In 1790, English natural history researcher Thomas Buick included the Dalmatians in A General History of the Quadruped.

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