Other names: Dal, Dally, Carriage Dog, Spotted Coach Dog, Firehouse Dog, Plum Pudding Dog
Country of origin: Croatia, Greece
Size Type: Large Breed Dogs
Group: Unsportsmanlike dog breeds
Life span: 10 – 13 years
Temperament: Active, Playful, Intelligent, Outgoing, Friendly, Energetic, Sensitive
Height: Females: 54-59 cm; Males: 56-61 cm
Weight: Females: 24-29 kg; Males: 27-32 kg
Color: black and white, liver and white
Price of puppies: $1000 to $1,600 USD
Calm and alert, symmetrical lines, strong, muscular, lively, not timid or indecisive, intelligent, sensitive, obedient, easily trained, receptive dog, easy to get along with children. Very hardy and able to move quickly. For their outstanding ability to run and bite, Dalmatians are often used as show dogs.
Dalmatians are sociable and friendly, not shy or indecisive, not nervous or aggressive.