Dalmatian

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Has had first two sets of shots. Good with children, other dogs, and cats. Friendly, obedient...
Huntington · West Virginia - WV · 25705 ·
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Military family that needs to rehome our Dal gal. My husband and I are on opposite shifts and...
Spokane · Washington - WA ·
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Carmen is 2 and a half years old, liver spotted dalmatian. We just got her as a companion for...
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Male about 1 year, female about 3 1/2 years Both dogs have their shots but aren't...
Ontario ·
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Have a purebred limited AKC Dalmatian puppy looking got a new home. She was born on March 15th...
Medford · Oregon - OR · 97502 ·
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These 2 little guys and one gal are looking for their fur-ever homes. They are ready to go now...
Trevorton · Pennsylvania - PA · 17881 ·
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Dalmatian to good home! Patch is 3.5 yrs neutered male wonderful temperament gets along with...
Portland · Oregon - OR · 97035 ·
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Looking to get rid of my male Dalmatian Puppy, as I am relocating for my employment. I've had...
Salem · New York - NY · 12865 ·
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AKC Dalmatian 1.5 years old, not neutered, microchipped, updated vet shots, trained on basic...
Columbus -Pickerington · Ohio - OH · 43147 ·
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Female Dalmatian born 10/24/2019 available 12/30/2019 Dewormed 8 weeks 12/22/2019 vaccines...
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I have 3 females and 1 male AKC hearing tested and shots, Need their forever home. Biscuit is...
Woodville · Texas - TX · 75979 ·
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Looking for a new family pet? Look no further than these sweet and lovable fur babies. 1 female...
Georgetown · Kentucky - KY · 40324 ·
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I have a Pure Breed Male Dalmatian looking to rehome. Rehoming fee $750.00. He just turned a...
New Port Richey · Florida - FL · 34652 ·
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I Have 11 Puppys Currently Taking Deposits 7 Females 4 Males 600 For Females 500 For Males 250...
Hopewell · Virginia - VA · 23860 ·
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Kobi is an 13 month old male/neutered AKC registered Dalmatian. We need to find him a new home...
Marietta · Georgia - GA ·
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We are looking for homes for 3 month old Dalmatians if you are interested let us know. We are...
Gainesville · Georgia - GA ·
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5 dalmation Puppies If you are interested message us. We have 3 girls left and 2 boys left. If...
Gainesville · Georgia - GA ·
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We have 5 male Damation puppies for sale. We have both parents on site. Both parents are full...
Germantown · Tennessee - TN ·
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Dalmatian puppies for sale. Boys and girls. 100% certified. Top Breedlines and Superior pedigree.
Raleigh · North Carolina - NC · 27519 ·
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About the pups: All very healthy still drinking from the mother’s milk as well as wet puppy...
Houston · Texas - TX ·
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Ever wonder what that white dog with black spots all over its body is called? You know, the one that hangs around firehouses? It's a Dalmatian, of course. These are great and very distinctive dogs that have been used in a wide variety of media to call attention to all sorts of things. Dalmatians are smart, love to be around people, very companionable, muscular, fast, active, and a host of other adjectives. The breed is very high energy, so before considering one as a pet, be sure you can handle the exercise requirements.

Continue reading to learn more about Dalmatians, otherwise known as "fire house dogs" and made famous by Anheuser-Busch and the Disney movie called "101 Dalmations."

Popularity: Somewhat popular.

Trainability: Overall, it's not terribly difficult to train a Dalmatian puppy, but it's critical that you expose this breed of dog to as many types of situations as you can from a very early age. This is a sensitive dog and he needs to understand that the world isn't something to be afraid of. When you do expose this breed to something though, make sure it's a positive experience for him. This will lead to a good life and it will make the dog much easier to handle in the long run. Also, because this breed is sensitive, early socialization is a must and any training should be followed up with praise and a treat or some sort of a reward. Definitely include positive types of training and puppy training classes.

Size/Weight: Medium sized dogs, weighing in at an average of 35-70 pounds.

Origin Location/Date: It's not definitely known where the Dalmatian originated, but it's said that this dog traveled with the nomadic Rom and then was primarily bred in England. In the late 1800s, the American Kennel Club formalized the breed and recognized it and in 1905, the Dalmatian Club of America was formed.

Energy Level: The Dalmatian is a high energy dog with very high exercise requirements. It's a strong breed with excellent endurance. After all, it was originally used to run alongside hunters and fire engines, so it's no wonder that this dog can pretty much handle any type of exercise that it comes across. The Dalmatian enjoys long walks and runs and playing in the park or back yard. You'll notice that when you run out of energy, this breed will continue on seemingly forever. It's important to give this dog the activity it needs, not only to satisfy its body, but its mind as well. You want your dog to be balanced and healthy.

Temperament: Because this breed is so excitable, it may not be the best dog to have around small children. It's not that the dog is mean or anything, it's just that the child may get knocked over or something while the dog is jumping around. As the child or children grow larger, it may be more appropriate to introduce a dog like this to them. The Dalmatian is a good watch dog and is generally well behaved around other pets in the house as well as other dogs it comes across. Although, as stated above, it really is critical to socialize this breed during puppyhood.

Necessary Space: Being the active dog it is, the Dalmatian needs room to live and play. It's not well suited for small apartment living and would enjoy a large home with a backyard or even living on a farm. This breed has a natural fondness of humans and horses, so it would enjoy a farm on multiple levels.

Talents: The natural talent of the Dalmatian has to do with running. If you jog or run and are looking for a partner, this may just the dog you seek. It will run with you every single day without complaint. Otherwise, it's great a playing and it's fun to have around.

Life Expectancy: 11-13 years.

Group: Non-Sporting Group.

A few terms and phrases to describe the typical Dalmatian puppy and dog: active, energetic, playful, good guard dog, good retriever, loyal, affectionate, sweet, spotted, black and white, great runner, coaching dog, good with horses, smart, sly, loves to play, eager to please, loves attention and highly trainable.

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