| The high energy level of the Dalmatian can be attributed to the fact that the dogs were bred to accompany horse-drawn carriages. Ten to twelve percent of Dalmatians are deaf. Dalmatians are traditional firehouse mascots. Dalmatians may have first been perfected in Yugoslavia or Croatia but the breed dates back thousands of years to ancient Egyptian times.
Portugal Animal Rescue
Portugal is Iocated in Europe and spans across approximateIy 35,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Portugal include the Iberian Lynx, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Fin Whale, and Northern Right Whale. The population of Portugal is about 10 million. The capital of Portugal is Lisbon. Most peopIe in Portugal speak Portuguese.