Best known as the star of Disney’s 101 Dalmatians, the sleek and athletic Dalmatian dog breed has a history that goes back several hundred years. They started out as a coach dog but also served in many other capacities, including hunter, firehouse dog, and circus performer.
Even though these are purebred dogs, you sadly also find them in the care of shelters or rescue groups. Remember to adopt!
Dalmatians love to be a part of everything their family does. That said, they have high energy levels and need plenty of exercises. If you’re looking for a jogging partner and friend who’ll love you unconditionally, this may be the breed for you.
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