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.

The average Dalmatian has an overall height of 27.5"-30.0" (70-76 cm), withers (shoulder) height of 22.0"-24.0" (56-61 cm), and body length of 31.0"-33.0" (79-84 cm). A typical Dalmatian weighs between 45-70 lb (20-32 kg) and has a lifespan of roughly 11-15 years.

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.


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27.5"-30.0" | 70-76 cm
31.0"-33.0" | 79-84 cm
Withers Height:
22.0"-24.0" | 56-61 cm
45-70 lb | 20-32 kg

Height (Withers):
23.0"-24.0" | 58-61 cm
Height (Standing): 29.0"-30.0" | 74-76 cm
32.0"-33.0" | 81-84 cm
Weight: 45-70 lb | 20-32 kg

Height (Withers): 22.0”-23.0” | 56-58 cm
Height (Standing): 27.5"-29.0" | 70-74 cm
31.0"-32.0" | 79-81 cm
Weight: 45-70 lb | 20-32 kg
Size: Medium
Color: White with black or liver spots
Temperament: Intelligent, energetic, outgoing, dignified
Uses: Coach dog, guards, firehouse dogs, watch

Breed Size:
11-15 years


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

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