Dalmatians

Dalmatians Are Famous?

Dalmatians are very famous. They are famous for riding in firetrucks. Dalmatians are also famous in the movie: 101 Dalmatians.

Health problems in Dalmatians

Dalmatians have a lot of health problems. If you are interested in a Dalmatian, be prepared to spend a lot of money on them. The average lifespan of a Dalmatian is about 9.8 years and the most common cause of death was urinary/ kidney/ liver disease/ deafness/ and skin problems. The urinary tract is a major weakness for the Dalmatian. Dalmatians are born with a flawed urinary system that can't break down a acid, called uric acid. Male Dalmatians can form up to 95% of urinary stones. A female urinary tract passes stones more readily. About 33% of Dalmatians are deaf in one ear or both ears. 12% of Dalmatians are deaf in both ears. The other 22% are deaf in one ear. One of every 2-3 Dalmatians have a skin condition, especially allergies, which could cause itchy skin.