Connect the Dots With These Spotted Dog Breeds
Spot: The all-familiar dog name that graces the pages of children’s books and surely the title of hundreds of family pets. The moniker may be used across all kinds of dogs, especially inspired by those with spotted coats.
“The Dalmatian is actually the only spotted breed,” says AKC spokesperson, Lisa Peterson. “Other breeds, like the Bluetick Coonhound, have a pattern called ticking.”
Ticking is made up of small, isolated areas (smaller than spots) of black or colored hairs on a white background.
If you’re considering adding a dog with a uniquely speckled coat to your family, here are a few breeds for you to consider.
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