All About The Dalmatian Pitbull Mix (Pitmatian) With Pictures

Pitbull Dalmatian Mix

If you’re interested in an active and energetic dog who can keep you on your toes, then the Dalmatian Pitbull Mix may be a good match for you!

The Dalmatian Pitbull Mix is the first-generation offspring of a purebred Dalmatian and an American Pit Bull Terrier.

Since the Dalmatian Pit Mix is a mixed breed dog, his physical characteristics, personality traits and other aspects will depend on which parent he takes after most.

Today, there is a lot of debate surrounding the traits of both parent breeds in the canine world. Both Dalmatians and Pitbulls are regarded as aggressive dogs. But are these accusations justified?

In this guide, you’ll discover everything you need to know about the beautiful Dalmatian Pit Bull Mix, including history, temperament, dog care, health issues, training and more.

So read on to discover whether this hybrid dog is the right choice for you and your family.

Some Quick Facts About The Dalmatian Pitbull Mix

Breed Type: Mixed Breed/Crossbreed/Designer Dog/Hybrid (Dalmatian and Pitbull)
Size: Medium to Large-Sized Dog
Other Names: Dalmatian Pit Mix, Pit Dalmatian, Pitmatian
Good Guard Dog: Yes, with proper training
Good Watch Dog: Yes
Average Weight: 40 to 70 pounds
Average Height: 17 to 24 inches
Lifespan: 12 to 15 years
Apartment Living: No, they are best suited to a large home with a fenced-in yard
Ideal for: Active Individuals, Active Families With Older Children Who Have Enough Time to Exercise & Train Them, Experienced dog Owners, For Those Who Enjoy Outdoor Activities, Spacious Homes
Coat: Will most likely have a short, smooth coat
Coat colors: White with Black or Brown spots, Black and White
Suitable for first time owners: No
Trainability: Moderately Difficulty, they could be stubborn (need a firm handler)
Hypoallergenic: No
Shedding: Moderate to Heavy (more during spring and autumn)
Grooming Needs: Brush them at least once a week
Energy Levels: High
Exercise Needs: At least 90 minutes of exercise every day is required (two to three walks a day for a minimum of 30 minutes for each walk)
Tolerance to being left alone: A well-trained Pitmatian can be left alone for up to 5 hours comfortably
Feeding and Diet: 2.5 to 3 cups of high quality dog food each day, divided into two or three meals
Maintenance: When it comes to grooming they are low maintenance dogs. However they have incredibly high levels of energy, requiring active training and exercise
Possible Health Issues: Deafness, Hip dysplasia, Allergies, Knee Problems, Thyroid Disease, Cataracts, Heart Disease, Seizures, Urinary Stones, Hypothyroidism and Obesity
Temperament: Intelligent, Stubborn, Energetic, Playful, Sensitive, Active, Outgoing, Affectionate, Friendly, Courageous, Gentle, Loyal, Protective, Can Be Aggressive
Cat Friendly: Only If Properly socialized and trained as a puppy. The Pitmatian is not the most cat friendly breed of dog and is not recommended for homes with small pets
Dog Friendly: Yes, With Proper Training and Socialization (If they take after the Pitbull parent they may not get along with adult dogs of the same sex)
Kid Friendly: Yes, they are best suited for families with older energetic kids (Early Socialization Is Required) (They do need to be watched around smaller kids)
Barking Tendencies: Yes, especially if they take after the Dalmatian parent (can be controlled by proper training)
Recommended Crate Size: 42” dog crate
Price: Average $300 – $1000 USD

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What Is A Dalmatian Pitbull Mix?

As we’ve mentioned above, the Dalmatian Pitbull Mix is a cross between the Dalmatian and the Pitbull.

This dog also goes by the name Dalmatian Pit Mix, Pit Dalmatian, or simply the Pitmatian.

As you probably already know, there are many different dog mixes in the canine world today. The Dalmatian Mix with Pitbull is one strange combo that makes a truly unique and gorgeous pup. This highly energetic dog is full of life and fun to be around.

Since this wonderful combo is half Pitbull half Dalmatian, he seems to resemble the Dalmatian parent with its spotted coat, but there’s still some Pitbull in him.

Many people think that both of these parent breeds are aggressive and that combining the two would produce a monster of a dog that attacks everyone on sight. However, the truth of the matter is every dog is different and most Dalmatian Pitbull mixes are great family pets.

This cross will probably be a very gentle and even-tempered dog. The Dalmatian temperament should offset the Pitbull, making the mix so personable. If properly trained and socialized from a young age, this should be a great companion.

The Origin of the Dalmatian Pitbull Mix

As a mixed breed, the Pitbull Dalmatian Mix doesn’t have a very long history, so let’s take a closer look at each parent breed to get a good idea of where he came from.

As you’ll soon find out, both the Dalmatian and the Pitbull have their own unique and interesting histories.

Dalmatian History

The Dalmatian is well known for his white and black spotted coat and muscular body, and he has an interesting history that goes as far back as the 18th century.

It is thought that Dalmatians were originally bred in Croatia, where they were commonly used to patrol the boarders of a region called Dalmatia (hence their name “Dalmatian”).

During the regency period (1795-1837), Dalmatians were a symbol of status, cherished for their unique and beautiful spotted coats. At the time, Dalmatians would march alongside the coaches of the high and mighty, and hence, he was commonly known as the “Spotted Coach Dog.”

Dalmatians have also been used over the years as circus dogs, hunting dogs and guard dogs. The breed was officially recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC) in 1888.

The Dalmatian is currently one of the few breeds of dogs that are so deeply ingrained in popular culture that many people can easily identify the dog. Even if you are new to dog breeds in general, the popular pup-filled film “101 Dalmatians” has definitely helped!

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So, what about the Pitbull?

Pitbull History

So far, Pitbulls are not considered a breed of dog by the AKC. The term “Pitbull” is more commonly used to refer to a type of dog rather than a dog breed.

The name “Pitbull” actually refers to several dog breeds, including the American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, American Pit Bull Terrier and the American Bulldog. However, it is most often used to refer to the American Staffordshire Terrier.

It is widely believed that the Pitbull was developed by crossing terriers and bulldogs.

Pitbulls were once used in the cruel “sport” known as bull-baiting. Once that was declared illegal, they are more commonly used in another barbaric sport known as dog fighting.

Pitbulls that showed the strength and endurance to fight were usually preferred to be bred.

At the same time, it was important that those dogs had to be friendly towards their masters. Pitbulls that were aggressive towards their handlers had their bloodlines discontinued.

Although some Pitbulls were developed to participate in dog fighting, others were refined to be loyal family companions.

These days, many Pitbulls are randomly bred without temperament and health considerations. Due to these different breeding methods, Pitbulls can vary in temperament and personality traits.

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Now let’s take a look at the physical characteristics of the Dalmatian and Pitbull Mix to give you an idea of what to expect.

The General Appearance of the Dalmatian Pitbull Mix

Your mixed breed dog could inherit any combination of his parent dogs’ looks.

So let’s find out what is most common for the parents when it comes to physical characteristics.


Both Pitbulls and Dalmatians have short, silky hair. Therefore, your crossbreed dog will most likely have a short, smooth coat!

Coat Colors

The Dalmatian has an identifiable white coat with black or liver spots.

On the other hand, the Pitbull color and markings can vary considerably from plain to patched, black, white, brown, tan, red or fawn.

The Size, Height & Weight of A Full-grown Dalmatian Pitbull

So How Big Does A Dalmatian Pitbull Mix Get?

Well, we also need to consider the sizes of both the Dalmatian and the Pitbull parent breeds to get an idea of what a Dalmatian Pitbull Mix may turn out like.

Dalmatians are around 19 to 24 inches tall and usually weigh around 45 to 70 pounds. Pitbulls, on the other hand, are around 17 to 19 inches tall and can weigh anywhere between 40 and 70 pounds.

The cross between the two breeds of Dalmatian and Pitbull may inherit either parent’s characteristics or be a perfect combination of both.

Either way, your Pitbull and Dalmatian Mix dog will most likely be a sturdy, muscular dog with a very beautiful coat!


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Dalmatian Pitbull Mix Behavior & Temperament

A look at both parent breeds can give us a hint of how your Dalmatian Pitbull Mix puppy might turn out.

Dalmatian Behavior and Temperament

Dalmatians have had a very long and heroic history as working dogs. They have a very strong work ethic and they are known for their loyalty.

These dogs are also very intelligent, which makes them easy to train.

Due to their history as guard dogs for coaches and horses, Dalmatians have some territorial tendencies. Territorial dogs are often wary of strangers, but these can be curbed with proper training and socialization.

With their family members, Dalmatians are smart, loving and loyal companions. They are strong, energetic dogs with great stamina, which makes them a wonderful companion to hikers and runners.

They are also smart and eager to please. They always do everything in their power to see their masters happy and satisfied with something they have done. For that reason, Dals make great family dogs.

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Pitbull Behavior and Temperament

Pitbulls come with some stigma – they are known to be aggressive dogs and news headlines often report on Pitbull attacks.

Pitbulls flood animal shelters around the country, major cities have prohibited the breed and uttering the term “Pitbull” is enough to evoke fear in the hearts of some people.

However, a well-bred and well-trained Pitbull who has a loving and caring family on his side is the exact opposite of the monster of a dog being paraded around on TV.

The reality is that Pitbulls are loyal and loving dogs who, if properly trained and socialized, make great pets and companions for those who enjoy an active lifestyle.

They enjoy spending time with their family and want to take part in all family activities.

Although it is true that if neglected, Pitbulls can be ferocious, they can also be sweethearts if you give them the love and attention they deserve.

It is not uncommon for Pitbull Terriers not to get along well with other canines, particularly dogs of the same sex. This is definitely not always the case, but the tendency towards dog aggression is at least partially inherited.

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Pitmatian Temperament

Based on the personality traits of both parent breeds, your Dalmatian Pitbull Mix puppy could potentially grow to be a loving and patient dog. On the other hand, he could also exhibit some behavioral issues.

Therefore, it is extremely important to get your puppy from a reputable breeder. You need to ensure that the puppy’s parents are of good temperament.

Keep in mind that while genetics can play a major role in your dog’s behavior and temperament, care and training is just as important , if not more so.

Putting in the effort to train and socialize your Pitbull Dalmatian Mix puppy from an early stage will help him grow into a confident, friendly and well-behaved dog.


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Behavior With Children

Are Dalmatian Pitbull Mixes Good With Kids?

This is an important question for anyone who has children at home and wants to keep a Pitmatian dog as a pet.

While the Dalmatian Pitbull may bond well with children in his own family, he can be aggressive to other kids and should be taught at a young age that all children are to be welcomed.

Families with children should socialize their puppies at an early stage and teach them to accept all kids as welcome guests. On the other hand, you should teach your children how to interact with your Pitmatian puppy without teasing him.

The Pitmatian should get along well with kids if exposed to each other as early as possible. However, this mix is more suitable for active families with older kids and they do need to be watched around smaller kids.

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Behavior With Cats and Other Pets

Animal aggression is not uncommon in Pitbulls due to their fighting roots. This means that your Pitmatian could inherit this trait from the Pitbull side.

Even if the Pitbull Dalmatian Mix is raised alongside other animals, there’s no guarantee that he won’t target them at one time or another. He may not start a fight, but he will surely want to end it.

Fortunately, you can train and socialize your Dalmatian Pitbull Mix early on to live harmoniously with cats and other dogs.

Provided both Dalmatians and Pitbulls are socialized properly, both parent breeds can get along well with cats, and other animals, particularly Dalmatians.

When it comes to the play style, the Pit Bull can be rough and Dalmatians are high-energy players who enjoy chasing. So without proper socialization, this mixed breed dog might be too much for other pets.

With proper training and socialization, however, the Dalmatian Pitbull Mix has the potential to get along well with cats, and other animals, but for their safety, it is vital to avoid leaving them alone together!


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Living With A Dalmatian Pitbull Mix

So What’s the Ideal Home for A Pitmatian?

Well, the ideal living environment for a Dalmatian cross Pitbull is one that can provide the dog with plenty of exercises since he has tons of energy that needs to be burnt off.

These dogs also need enough room to play and run around. This means that they may not be the best choice for an apartment dog.

While it’s possible to raise one in an apartment, and some people do exactly that, meeting his exercise needs can be a challenge. You’ll also need to get suitable chew toys for your dog for the rest of his life.

Despite all the adorable videos of kids and Pitbulls you may come across online, Pitbulls do not mix quite well with kids. Therefore, you should be prepared to socialize your Dalmatian Pitbull Mix puppy with people of all age brackets and all kinds of pets.

Since Pitbulls can be aggressive toward other dogs, you should consider a fenced-in yard. Otherwise, you should supervise and keep your Dalmatian Pitbull Mix puppy on a leash when outside.


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Since both the Pitbull and the Dalmatian are intelligent breeds, a prospective owner of the Pitmatian will probably find training to be an easy and enjoyable process. On the other hand, you should be familiar with his stubborn side.

And for large breed dogs like the Pitmatian, housetraining and obedience training is a must.

Fortunately, your Pitmatian is half Dalmatian and most Dalmatians are good at obedience training. As with all obedience training, Pitbull Dalmatian Mix training is all about teaching your puppy who’s the pack leader and what’s good and what’s bad.

Crate training is also highly recommended because these dogs tend to adjust to their new homes quickly and might find new escape routes.

Since the Pitbull parent has strong jaws and scary teeth, training bite inhibition is vital.

Although you’ll definitely want to train your dog not to bite, teaching bite inhibition can help your pup learn the appropriate amount of force, and it can help prevent serious accidental injuries in the event of an unexpected dog bite.


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You should be firm, positive and consistent when training your Dalmatian Pitbull Mix. These dogs may actually understand commands and choose not to obey them if they sense that you are not firm and confident while training them.

Shower your dog with all the love and affection he deserves, but be sure to assert yourself as the leader early on.

Use lots of positive reinforcements in the form of treats ad praises to get your puppy interested. On the other hand, harsh, punishment-based training or corrections tend to backfire when training these dogs.

It is also important to socialize your Dalmatian and Pitbull Mix puppy early on, especially if he takes after his Pitbull parent, who often has problems with other canines.

Proper socialization is highly recommended for all puppies and dogs. You should socialize your puppy daily from the time you bring him home. At around 14 weeks of age, you can reduce the sessions to a few times per week. You can take him to doggy day care or a nearby dog park to get him used to as many dogs and people as possible.

Early training and socialization will help to ensure that your Dalmatian Pitbull Mix grows and develops into a confident and well-behaved companion.

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Exercise Requirements

Considering that both the Pitbull and the Dalmatian were originally developed for use as working dogs, the two breeds are very active and energetic, so the Dalmatian Pitbull Mix needs plenty of exercises to remain happy and healthy.

If his exercise needs are not met, he could become frustrated and hyperactive, which can lead to behavioral issues such as digging, chewing and incessant barking.

The Pitmatian can prove to be your ideal running companion. Intense exercises like running will help expend any excess energy and once you get home, he will be tired, calm, and happy!

Your Dalmatian Pitbull Mix will also be very playful and so you need to provide him with lots of interactive dog toys to keep him mentally stimulated.

Do take care though! Due to their powerful jaws and fondness for chewing, Pitbull mixes like the Pitmatian can destroy chew toys in a matter of minutes! Make sure that the toys are strong and durable or else you’ll need to replace them in no time.

The Pitmatian needs at least 90 minutes or more of exercise each day to remain happy and healthy.

If you like running, 20 minutes twice a day should be enough. If you notice your dog slowing down or panting, he is definitely tired and you should take a five-minute break to hydrate him. Bring along a collapsible doggie bowl so your furry friend can enjoy his supply of fresh water.

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Your Dalmatian and Pitbull Mix dog will most likely have a short, silky coat, making the grooming process easy. Brushing his coat once a week should maintain it in good condition.

A Pitmatian should be brushed at least once a week, particularly if he takes after his Dalmatian parent since he is known to be a heavy shedder.

Proper and regular grooming will significantly reduce the shedding.

Feeding your dog a high-quality diet along with fish oil and probiotic supplements can also help improve coat health and reduce shedding.

Whenever your playful pup gets dirty, give him a bath with a specially formulated shampoo for dogs. Otherwise, you should use the best deodorizing wipes for dogs to keep him clean and fresh at all times.

It is also a good idea to check your pup’s ears regularly, but since the Dalmatian’s ears are flopped and have sensitive skin, it is extremely important to pay attention to them and get them checked by a professional vet for possible infection if you see anything abnormal.

Additionally, be sure to trim your pup’s nails periodically so they don’t become painful or troublesome when they are walking. His teeth should also be cleaned regularly to prevent dental issues.


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Feeding Information

When it comes to diet and nutrition, your Dalmatian Pitbull Mix will require complete and balanced dog foods from a young age.

High quality dog foods suitable for your pup’s age will have all the nutrients he needs.

Generally, they need 2.5 to 3 cups of high quality dog food each day, divided into two to three meals.

Be sure to use an automatic dog feeder to ensure you’re giving your dog the right amount of food at all times.

You also need to watch your pup’s calorie intake and weight level. Dog treats can be an ideal aid for training, but offering too many treats at the same time can lead to obesity.

Make sure to consult your vet if you are worried about your dog’s diet or weight.

To prevent dehydration, provide your pet with fresh water each day.

Dalmatian Pitbull Mix Life Expectancy

If you get a Dalmatian Pitbull Mix puppy, you can rest assured that he will live with you and your family for many years to come.

The average lifespan of this mix breed dog is around 12 to 15 years.


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Dalmatian Pitbull Mix Health Issues

Both parent breeds are generally healthy, meaning the Dalmatian Pitbull Mix should be too!

Sadly, there’s no way to know beforehand which parent breed your Pitmatian may take after. The best thing to do is to be familiar with the various health concerns of each parent breed.

Dealing with a reputable breeder is a great way to reduce the chances of getting a puppy with health problems.

Both the Dalmatian and Pitbull dogs can be vulnerable to a number of healthy issues. for instance, deafness is a common health issue in Dalmatians.

Hip dysplasia also occurs in both parent breeds, but Pitbulls tend to be more vulnerable. Pitbulls can also suffer from allergies, so the Dalmatian Pitbull Mix may also be susceptible.

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Find Your Dalmatian Pitbull Mix Puppy

Are you convinced that the Pitmatian is the right match for you?

If so, you should take the time to find the puppy of your dreams!

As easy as it may seem to search online for “Dalmatian Pitbull Mix puppies for sale”, there are some things you need to know in order to find a quality and healthy pooch to add to your family.

Dalmatian Pitbull Mix Puppies or Dogs for Adoption

Adopting a pup is a wonderful thing to do, especially because there is need for dog lovers to come forward and offer to give a home to one of the many dogs in shelters across the country.

This makes perfect sense to get your pup from a shelter instead of going through a breeder.

Dalmatian Pitbull Mix Puppies for Sale

The sad reality when it comes to getting a Dalmatian Pitbull Mix puppy from a breeder is that the more reputable the breeder is, the higher the price of their puppies. While you can find a puppy at a ‘deal’ price, there’s no guarantee that the puppy is healthy.

Puppy mills and unethical breeders are simply out to make a killing out of an unsuspecting dog lover and have no regard for the health and overall wellbeing of any of the puppies under their supposed “care”.


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What to Look for In A Responsible Breeder

A reputable breeder will not be in a hurry to sell you a puppy. They will talk to you about the dogs as well as your home and lifestyle to determine whether the breed is right for you.

Good breeders who also produce health records of both parent dogs to prove that the puppies are healthy and have no genetic conditions.

When you visit their premises, you’ll be allowed to meet the parent dogs to ensure they are of good temperament!

How Much Does A Pitbull Dalmatian Cost?

The average Pitbull Dalmatian Mix price will be around $300 to $1,000. Although getting a puppy at a lower cost might be enticing, the puppies might be unhealthy and it might cost you much more in the long run.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is A Pitmatian A Good Family Dog?

Yes, in the right household and with early training and socialization. Pitmatians are playful, loyal and highly energetic dogs. These dogs are protective and will defend their territory while protecting their family and belongings. Despite this dog’s powerful nature, they love children and will take care of them.

However, Experts don’t recommend this mix for families with small children and cats.

Are Dalmatian Pitbull Mixes Hard To Train?

These dogs can be stubborn especially if they take after the Dalmatian parent which makes them difficult to train and challenging breed for first time dog owners with no experience in dog training.

How Big Will A Dalmatian Pitbull Mix Get?

On average, The Dalmatian Pit Mix will grow to be a medium to large-sized pup weighing between 40 and 70 pounds and standing between 17 and 24 inches tall.


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What Is A Pitbull Dalmatian Mix Called?

The Pitbull and Dalmatian Mix is also called Dalmatian Pit Mix or Pitmatian.

Are Pitbull Dalmatians Lazy?

No. If you’re interested in a lazy dog that would be happy to sleep all day long, then the Pitmatian is definitely not the right pet for you. These dogs are generally very active and they need to be well exercised every day.

Are Pitbull Dalmatian Mixes Hypoallergenic?

No. This mixed breed dog is not hypoallergenic. That makes it unsuitable for individuals and families with allergies.

Are Dalmatian Pitbull Dogs High Maintenance?

No, both parent breeds are relatively low-maintenance dogs. These loyal and loving dogs will most likely have short-length coats, making them easy to maintain when it comes to grooming. However, They have incredibly high levels of energy, requiring active training and exercise

Can Dalmatian Pitbull Mix Dogs Be Left Alone?

While any dog can cope with being alone for a few hours, Dalmatian Pitbull Mix dogs should not be left alone for more than 5 hours. Also, note that puppies shouldn’t stay alone for longer than 2 hours. 

How Long Do Pitbull Dalmatians Live?

This mix has a lifespan of around 12 to 15 years. Proper nutrition, regular exercise, and constant attention can help extend their lifespan.

Do Pitbull Dalmatian Mixes Bark A Lot?

If they take after the Dalmatian parent they may bark a lot. However, this can be controlled by proper training and socialization from an early age.


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Are Pitbull Dalmatian Mixes Good with Other Dogs?

Yes. They are typically good with other dogs if they have been socialized well.

Can Pitbull Dalmatians Be Off-Leash?

When taking a Pitbull Dalmatian Mix out for walks, they may display a high prey drive. Therefore, you need to keep them on leash. However, you can still eradicate this behavior with early and proper socialization.

Do Pitbull Dalmatian Mixes Like To Cuddle?

Once they have enjoyed their daily exercises, Pitbull Dalmatian Mixes love cuddling and curling up near their owners.

Are Pitbull Dalmatians Aggressive?

Both parent breeds have a bad reputation of being aggressive or even dangerous. However, Pitmatians are usually aggressive because of bad breeding or a lack of attention. With proper training and socialization they make perfect family pets, as they are usually outgoing and not aggressive at all.

What Are Some Negatives About Pitbull Dalmatians?

Here are some cons of the Pitmatian:

  • They require plenty of physical activities.
  • They may bark a lot (especially if they take after the Dalmatian parent)
  • They can be stubborn.
  • Not ideal for senior citizens.
  • They have high prey drive which makes them not suitable for homes with cats and small pets.
  • They are not suitable for apartment dwellers.
  • They are generally not ideal for first time dog owners.
  • They are not the most kid friendly dog (They are suitable for homes with older kids).
  • They do shed which makes them not suitable for allergy sufferers.
  • They don’t tolerate being left along for extended period of time.


Keeping any pet is a huge responsibility that should be taken very seriously.

If you feel a smart and loyal dog with a huge heart and tons of energy is a good match for you, then the Dalmatian Pitbull Mix might be the dog for you.

When it comes to the temperament and behavior of a Pitmatian, he will most likely be energetic and playful. He is a loving and loyal dog who requires proper training and socialization.

Keep in mind that neglected dogs might become destructive. However, if you take proper care and train your Dalmatian Pitbull Mix properly from an early age, he has the potential to be a great companion!


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Other Pitbull Mixes

Love Pitbulls but not sure this particular pup is for you? Check out America’s most popular Pitbull mix breed dogs.

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8. Pitbull Great Dane Mix

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10. Pitbull Blue Heeler Mix

11. Pitbull Basset Hound Mix

12. Pitbull Chow Mix

13. Pitbull Corgi Mix

14. Pitbull Shar Pei Mix

15. Pitbull Golden Retriever Mix


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