An athletic and sporty look
This medium-sized dog with an athletic, sporty appearance has a muscular body. His calm, cuddly gait hides a sporty temperament and he is always ready to pounce and play.
Between 56 and 62 cm (22.05 to 24.41 inches) for the male
Between 54 and 60 cm (21.26 to 23.62 inches) for the female
Between 27 and 32 kg (59.52 to 70.55 pounds) for the male
Between 24 and 29 kg (52.91 to 63.93 pounds) for the female
The back of his coat must be pure white and the round patches, black or brown.
The Dalmatian's hair is shiny, smooth, tight, hard and very short.
His head is rather elongated and has a flat skull. His eyes will be very dark for black spotted dogs and brown for brown spotted dogs.
His ears are medium size and close to the head. His nose is brown or black depending on the colour of the spots. His tail is generally drooping.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 6, section 3 and is #153