It’s a dog’s life when you’ve got Disney doing your PR. The iconic black and white polka-dot Dalmatian took to the screen in the 1961 film 101 Dalmatians, and the rest, as they say, is history. This breed is large and strong, with an easygoing nature and a big need for physical and mental exercise to stay happy. Here’s the lowdown on what makes a Dalmatian a Dalmatian.
Breed Group: Utility
Coat length: Short
Exercise: More than 2 hours per day
Grooming required?: Once a week