All too often people get a Dalmatian without knowing enough about the breed. There are more than 400 breeds of dogs and no one breed is right for every person. There are pros and cons to owning every breed. The Dalmatian is a wonderful breed of dog but is not the right breed for everyone. Find out if a Dalmatian is right for you before you buy or adopt one. If you decide you are a good candidate for Dalmatian ownership and want a puppy, find out how to select a breeder. We can think of at least 101 things you should know to help with your decision.