Appearance: The breed stands out for their unique spotted coats; black or liver spots on a white background. They should be a balanced, strong, muscular, active dog of good demeanour. They have wonderful freedom of movement taking long strides, showing smooth, powerful and rhythmic action, capable of great endurance with a fair amount of speed.
Temperament: Outgoing, friendly dogs, free from nervousness and aggression
Characteristics: Dals are dedicated and loyal and always want to please but because of their determined natures will easily form bad habits. They are mild-mannered, affectionate dogs who enjoy company and clowning about, an extrovert, and well known for its characteristic grin
Colour: The ground colour should be pure white. Black spotted dogs have dense black spots and liver spotted dogs liver-brown spots. They should not run together but be round and well defined, the size of a 5 to a 20 cent coin and as well distributed as possible. Spots on the extremities should be smaller than those on the body.