Dalmatian

Drawing comparing the dimensions and sizes of a Dalmatian dog to an average human

Dalmatians are a medium-sized breed of dog famous for their spotted coats and elegantly proportioned bodies. Bred originally as ‘coach dogs’ that would trot alongside carriages and guard the horses, Dalmatians today remain popular in family settings for being Intelligent, energetic, outgoing, and dignified. The Dalmatians iconic coat comes in variations of black or liver colored spots on a white background, and has helped Dalmatians become prominent characters in popular culture as the iconic ‘Firehouse Dog’ or as titular characters in the story 101 Dalmatians. Dalmatians have a standing height of roughly 30” | 76 cm with withers heights of 23"-24" | 58-61 cm (male) and 22”-23” | 56-58 cm (female).

Illustrations of a Dalmatian from multiple sides and postures including sitting, standing, and laying down

Dalmatians are a medium-sized breed of dog famous for their spotted coats and elegantly proportioned bodies. Bred originally as ‘coach dogs’ that would trot alongside carriages and guard the horses, Dalmatians today remain popular in family settings for being Intelligent, energetic, outgoing, and dignified. The Dalmatians iconic coat comes in variations of black or liver colored spots on a white background, and has helped Dalmatians become prominent characters in popular culture as the iconic ‘Firehouse Dog’ or as titular characters in the story 101 Dalmatians. Dalmatians have a standing height of roughly 30” | 76 cm with withers heights of 23"-24" | 58-61 cm (male) and 22”-23” | 56-58 cm (female).

Common Questions
How big is a Dalmatian?
Dalmatians have standing heights of roughly 30” | 76 cm with males having a withers (shoulder) height of 23"-24" | 58-61 cm and females with a withers height of 22”-23” | 56-58 cm. Both males and females weigh between 45-70 lb | 20-32 kg.
How long does a Dalmatian live?
Dalmatians have an average life expectancy of 11-13 years with an upper maximum lifespan of 15-16 years.
What is the temperament of a Dalmatian?
Dalmatians are known for being intelligent, energetic, outgoing, and dignified and well-suited for family environments.

Details

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Size: Medium
Height (Withers) - Male: 23"-24" | 58-61 cm
Height (Withers) - Female: 22”-23” | 56-58 cm
Weight - Male/Female: 45-70 lb | 20-32 kg
Color: White with black or liver spots
Temperament: Intelligent, energetic, outgoing, dignified
Uses: Coach dog, guards, firehouse dogs, watch
Life Span: 11-13 years (15-16 years maximum)

Drawings include:
Dalmatian side elevation (standing), side (sitting), front (standing), front (sitting), laying down (side)

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