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Size: Medium / Large

Weight: 45 - 65 lbs.

Height: 19" - 24"

Life Span: 10 - 12 years

Health Problems: Deafness; bladder stones; allergies

Origin: Croatia

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Companion

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The Dalmatian requires rigorous daily exercise.

Grooming Needs

Routine brushing and combing and occasional bathing is required for your Dalmatian. These dogs shed continuously.


The Dalmatian tends to be territorial and energetic. This breed loves its family.

Compatibility with Kids

Best with older children.


This breed is thought to have been brought to England during the Crusades. Dalmatians were commonly used as coach dogs during the 19th century, especially in Great Britain.

Dog Food for Your Dalmatian

Puppy Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Puppy Select Formula

Features our exclusive balance of nutrients for growing puppies.

Adult Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Adult Select Formula

Formulated for dogs of all ages, an excellent choice for multi-dog families.

Senior Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support 6 lb. Front Counter

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support

Features the SmartDefense™ System, with vitamins C & E.

The Dog Blog

Health and Nutrition, Grooming and Care

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Lifestyle, Health and Nutrition

An active dog who gets plenty of exercise every day.

Training and Behavior, Lifestyle

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