Dalmatian (dug)

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Dalmatian liver stacked.jpg
Liver-spottit Dalmatian
Ither names Carriage Dug
Spottit Coach Dug
Firehouse Dug
Plum Pudding Dug
Common nicknames Dal, Dally
Oreegin Croatie
Wecht Male 55–70 pounds (25–32 kg)
Female 36–53 pounds (16–24 kg)
Hicht Male 21–26 inches (53–66 cm)
Female 18–25 inches (46–64 cm)
Coat White background
Color black or liver spots
Litter size 6–9 puppies
Life span 10–13 years
Classification / standards
FCI Group 6, Section 3 (Scenthounds) #153 standard
AKC Non-sportin staundart
ANKC Group 7 (Non-sportin) staundart
CKC Group 6 (Non-sportin) staundart
KC (UK) Utility staundart
NZKC Non-sportin staundart
UKC Companion Breeds staundart
Domestic dug (Canis lupus familiaris)

The Dalmatian (Croatie: Dalmatinski pas, Dalmatiner) is a breed o dug whose ruits trace back tae Croatie (an its historical region o Dalmatia), whaur the first illustrations o the dug hae been foond.[1] The Dalmatian is notit for its unique black or liver spotted coat an wis mainly uised as a carriage dug in its early days. The day, this dug remains a well-loved faimily pet, an mony dug enthusiasts enter thair pets intae the competitions o mony kennel clubs.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Croatian Kennel Club". Hks.hr. 30 May 2011. Retrieved 2012-05-22.