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Breed: Dalmatian
Country of Origin: Europe
AKC Group: Non-Sporting
Function: Coach dog, companion
Life Span: 10-12 years
Appearance: Sleek, muscular
Color: White with black spots
Coat Type: Short, heavy shedder
Grooming: Brush every other day
Height: 19-23 inches
Weight: 40-60 pounds
Activity Level: Very high
Watch Dog: High
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: Good
Good With Children: Older O.K.
Good With Pets: O.K.
Good With Strangers: No
Character: Devoted, playful
Home Environment: Fenced yard
Best Owner: Active
Potential Problems:  
Behavior: Vicious, excitable, aggression, separation anxiety
Physical: Deafness, dermatitis, hives, lick sores from stress
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