Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Dalmation


We just learned about the type of dog the Rough Collie.

Another type of dog is the dalmation.

Dalmations are white dogs with black spots. Puppy dalmations are born all white, and the spots show up a few weeks after they are born.
Some dalmations have brown or grey-blue spots.

They have a long history of being dogs for fire stations, because in the old days fire engines were pulled by horses.
Dalmations get along very well with horses, so they could run in front of the engine barking for everyone to clear the way without being scared.
Also they are very good guard dogs, so they helped keep the fire station safe.

(from: wikipedia - dalmation (dog))


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