AUSTRALIAN BREED STANDARD AND EXTENSION
THE NECK SHOULD BE FAIRLY LONG, NICELY
ARCHED, LIGHT AND TAPERING. ENTIRELY FREE FROM THROATINESS.
A Dalmatian requires fairly long cervical
vertebrae to give it that graceful arched neck which is desirable. It should have a good
flow of neck into the shoulder to assist in forming the symmetrical outline. While many
Dalmatians have been trained to hold the head high in the ring, when trotting freely the
head is thrust forward to achieve kinetic balance and is only slightly higher than the