Doberman vs. Dalmatian
Spot the Difference
Two distinct dog breeds with several noticeable differences in terms of appearance, temperament, and purpose.
Developed in Germany by a tax collector named Louis Dobermann in the late 19th century.
Originated in the region of Dalmatia (modern-day Croatia).
Males standing around 26 to 28 inches (66-71 cm) tall at the shoulder and weighing 75 to 100 pounds (34-45 kg).
Males standing about 22 to 24 inches (56-61 cm) tall at the shoulder and weighing between 50 to 60 pounds (23-27 kg).
They have a short, smooth, and sleek coat that lies close to the body.
Known for their distinctive coat with black or liver (brown) spots on a white background.
Their tail may be docked (shortened) as well, but this practice is also becoming less common.
Usually has natural, floppy ears and a long, tapering tail.
Known for their loyalty, intelligence, and protective nature.
Often described as energetic, playful, and outgoing.
Dobermans and Dalmatians are unique and wonderful breeds, they have distinct differences in terms of appearance, temperament, and purpose.
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