Country of Origin: Croatia
Coat: Coat must be short. Ideally, spots must not overlap each other, and should have a diameter of 2 - 3 cm (.75 - 1.75 inches).
Character: This dog is sociable, full of stamina, friendly, and affectionate.
Temperament: This breed makes a good playmate for children, although it may be a little too rambunctious for smaller children. It can be watchful around strangers. Dalmatians get along well with other dogs or household pets.
Care: Loose hairs should be removed daily by grooming with a rubber glove when the dog is shedding.
Training: Should be consistent. Dalmatians respond positively to praise when they have done something well.
Activity: Dalmatians will adapt themselves to the activity level of your family, although they are happiest when they get a chance to run free in the country. Limiting them to three walks a day will not be enough to keep them content.
Description : Dalmatians are a uniquely spotted breed of dog; poised and alert; strong, muscular and active and free of shyness. Endurance combined with speed are part of their physical attributes.. Friendly and outgoing they can make excellent companions for owners who have the time to exercise and train them. They tend to bond very closely with their owners, more so than other breeds and will exhibit separation anxiety when left alone. Born all white, their spots begin to develop during their first two weeks of life..