Dalmatian

  • Size

    Medium/Large
  • Height

    19 to 23 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    50 to 55 pounds
  • Coat

    Short
  • Color

    White with black spots
  • Energy

    High
  • Activities

    Agility, Conformation, Obedience, Rally Obedience, Tracking
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both

The only spotted breed of dog, the Dalmatian has an outgoing disposition and thrives with a loving family. The original coach dog, the Dalmatian is well-known for riding proudly atop a fire engine or running with a carriage. Having great endurance, the Dalmatian competes in long-distance road trials. This highly intelligent breed needs daily exercise, and his fine coat needs regular brushing to minimize shedding.

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