Breed Specific Training Dalmatian


The Dalmatian has a unique personality and an even more unique appearance, as he is the only spotted canine breed. Their spotted coat is their most distinct feature and makes them one of the easiest dogs to recognize. Alert and highly active, Dalmatians are beautiful canines. Dalmatians are large, solid and tough dogs. They have a deep chest and a wide, long skull with a flat top. Their muzzle is virtually proportioned to their skull, has a distinct stop and their nose can be black, liver brown, blue or a gray that is so dark it appears black. They have round, medium sized brown or blue (or a combo of both) eyes. Their ears are set high on their head, which hang down and taper gradually to the tip. They have muscular legs, round feet with arched toes and their tail base is level with the top line, narrowing to the tip.

They enjoy human companionship, love to play with children and enjoy working and taking on a challenge, which makes them both a wonderful family pet and performance champion. Their stamina and independent personality, along with their coat, certainly makes the Dalmatian stand out in a crowd. They are a wonderful breed that can be the perfect companion for an active individual or family. They are strong, playful and good natured canines with outstanding stamina. A beautiful pet, a hard worker and an all around champion,

Dalmatian is an outgoing dog that is playful, happy, easy going and very committed to his owner and family. He thrives on human companionship and requires plenty of love, attention and exercise for both his mental and physical well being. They have incredible stamina and need a lot of physical activity or he can become high-strung, which can lead to destructive behavior and can cause him to become too excitable for young children

Incredibly energetic dogs that have outstanding endurance. They must be provided with long, brisk daily walks and other forms of exercise, which can include but are not limited too: Fetch, swimming, running, jogging, agility trails. This breed loves to run and need to be provided with the freedom to run off lead in a safe, enclosed area. If they are not provided with the opportunity to burn their energy, they can become very destructive

Sadly, a significant number of people adopt this breed without realizing their incredible need for exercise, or the facet that some of them are deaf from birth. Having them tested would be very beneficial to you. If you choose a professional trainer to help you assist in training choose one that used hand signals.If you are a first time dog owner, it may be in your best interest to seek the assistance of a professional trainer. They will show you tips and techniques on how to properly train your Dalmatian.

Even if you take your pet to an experienced trainer for learning, the Dalmatian training shouldn't’t only occur in class. You still need to practice with him at home for optimal results. Don’t ever lose sight of the fact that regardless of how great of a trainer you find to help you instruct your dog, ultimately you need to be their leader and training expert. After all you will be the one around your dog every day so who better to work with.

Here are a few things that will help assist in the training. Never call your dog to you to punish them, it is a confusing signal for your pet. Approach your dog from the front as often as possible, sneaking up on your pet from behind can startle them and may lead to a nip or two. Always have patience when working with your pet. They may not understand what you are asking, so give them a few seconds to let them figure it out, if they don't, then repeat the command. Have one person work with your dog at a time. Too many people shouting commands will also be very confusing and aggravating for your dog. One handler is one command. Your pet may struggle with grasping certain commands or might go through a stubborn streak. It may take as long as a year before your dog is the wonderful companion you want him to be.