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Safari Standard Poodles
(309) 376-2102
Carlock, GA
Breeds
Standard Poodle
Certifications
AKC Certified

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Sundance Poodles
(770) 389-1655
195 Carriage Cir
Stockbridge, GA
Breeds
Poodle, Standard

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Von Bradyn Rottweilers
(678) 859-1130
1397 Tamarack Lakes Dr
Powder Springs, GA
Breeds
Rottweiler

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club (USA)
97 Spivey Chase Trl
Jonesboro, GA
Breeds
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

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Castlekeep Cavaliers
(770) 963-0333
570 Wildcat Dr
Lawrenceville, GA
Breeds
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

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k9 Companion
(770) 469-9442
6334 Memorial Dr
Stone Mountain, GA
Breeds
Rottweiler

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Pitfall Kennels
(770) 716-0813
5100 Steed Rd
Fairburn, GA
Breeds
American Pit Bull Terrier

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CKCSC of Greater Atlanta
97 Spivey Chase Trl
Jonesboro, GA
Breeds
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

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Brookhaven Cavaliers
(706) 342-3292
Madison, GA
Breeds
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Certifications
AKC Certified

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Hopecrest Cotons
(770) 241-0489
2425 Flint Creek Dr
Cumming, GA
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Coton De Tulear

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Dalmatian Information, Pictures of Dalmatians

Dalmatian Dogs

The Dalmatian we know today comes from a long line of “coach dogs,” bred to chase horse-drawn carriages day and night. They are tough, dependable and have an incredible stamina. If you’re a cross-country runner or daily jogger, you may have met your match: Dalmatians can keep up with the most intense runners. And for those who live on a ranch or farm, Dalmatians have an instinctive calming effect on horses that goes back to their carriage-guarding days.

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What They Are Like to Live With

Well-trained and socialized Dalmatians can prove to be both gentle and gentlemanly, displaying good manners and a quiet demeanor, even around strangers. However, they do have a boisterous side that comes from their incredible energy and stamina. For this reason, they may not be the best pets around very small children. But their intentions are always good and they make superb playmates for older children. They also have keen protective instincts that make them very effective guard dogs.

Things You Should Know

Dalmatians are people-oriented dogs. They should not be left alone in the house for long periods of time. Without adequate amounts of attention (and, of course, exercise) they can get a little destructive, digging up gardens, chewing objects and barking excessively.

These dogs like to wander. If allowed to roam, they could be gone for days, exploring different areas of the neighborhood—or county, for that matter—and feeding their curiosity. Make sure your backyard fence doesn’t have any escape hatches, and keep your Dalmatian on a leash at all times in public.

Dalmatians are very clean and tidy, but they do shed quite a bit. They have heavy spring and fall shedding seasons, but also keep shedding year-round. Daily brushing is needed to keep up with the excess. Also, Dalmatians can be sensitive to cold. Don’t leave them outside in cold weather and be sure they have a sweater for those winter strolls.

A healthy Dalmatian can live as long as 12 years. Common health issues include skin allergies and deafness (10 percent of Dalmatians are born with at least partial deafness). They can also get bladder stones, which can be limited with a low-purine diet.

Dalmatian History

Although Dalmatians have been living in Europe, Asia and Africa for centuries, little is known of their origin. Dating back to ancient Egypt, they have been used as guard dogs, dogs of war, circus performers, bird dogs, retrievers and of course firehouse mascots. But Dalmatians really made their name in the 19th century as “coach dogs”—their natural quickness, agility, protectiveness and affinity for horses made them perfectly suited for following horse-drawn carriages and guarding them when their owners went indoors. The American Kennel Club first registered them in 1888, and the Dalmatian Club of America was started seventeen years later.

The Look of a Dalmatian

Dalmatians are lean, medium-sized, well-proportioned dogs...

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