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JLS Dalmatians
Julia Soukup
Lindsborg, Kansas
(785) 577-7880
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Welcome. We are responsible and reputable Dalmatian show exibitors and hobby breeders of top quality Show Dalmatians & Dalmatian puppies, located on a quaint farmstead just outside of Lindsborg, Kansas. We have owned Dalmatians for 28 years and have been participating in the wonderful sport of AKC dog shows for over 24 years. I am an AKC Breeder of Merit.

We hope you enjoy your visit and find helpful information about the beautiful and intelligent breed of Dalmatians. JLS Dalmatians is dedicated to promoting & protecting the health, temperament, soundness, and overall integrity of this wonderful breed, the Dalmatian.

Our Dalamatian dogs and puppies compete in Conformation, Obedience, Agility, Rally, Road Dog, Fly Ball and serve as Therapy Dogs, READ (Reading Education Assistance Dogs), Public Education canine ambassadors, one is a Service Dog, one is a Seizure Assistance Dog and one is a Guide Dog!

Proudly a member of:

Dalmatian Club of America
(United States of America)

Heartland Dalmatian Club
of Greater Kansas City

(Kansas City, Missouri & Kansas City, Kansas)

Dalmatian Organization of Tulsa
(Tulsa, Oklahoma)

Salina Kennel Club
(Salina, Kansas)

Hutchinson Kennel Club
(Hutchinson, Kansas)

Board Member & Supporter of the
Dalmatian Club of America Foundation

Patron of the The Spotter
The Official Publication of the Dalmatian Club of America

Dalmatian Companion Pets
Our Dalmatian puppies make great pets and companions! Read testimonials and see pictures of our happy Dalmatians and their loving families...


Ch JLS Just A Fig Newton #1 Dalmatian in US for 2002
Multiple Best in Specialty Show Winning AKC Champion Ch JLS Just A Fig Newton (L) Dalmatian Club of America Registry of Merit Sire #1 Liver Dalmatian Stud Dog for 2005 #1 Show Dalmatian in the US in 2002 (campaigned 7 months!) all breeder/owner handled by Julia Soukup with no advertising!
#4 Dalmatian in 2003 in selective showing only.
#7 Dalmatian in 2004 in very limited showing.
Five consecutive years in the Top 20!
2002 Pedigree Award Winner, 2003 Westminster AOM,
DCA 2004 Best Stud Dog & AOM under breeder judges!

Also a top producing Dalmatian Register of Merit sire!
Unretouched Head study photo above by Gilda Turner.

"Newt", MBISS Ch JLS Just A Fig Newton ROM (L) had a grand time showing in 10 & Over Veteran class at the 2012 DCA National Specialty show! Love my boy!

Our Obedience & Performance Dalmatians
Our Therapy Dog & Service Dog Dalmatians
Our Guide Dog Dalmatians
Our Reading Education Assitance Dog
Other Dalmatian and Canine Information Links
Dalmatian Standard
Dalmatian Health Information
Dalmatian FAQ's
Dalmatian Rescue

by Julia Soukup
Diet and Protocol for A Healthy Dalmatian
Roadworking Your Dalmatian
Dalmatian Breed Characteristics

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The latest show ring wins, brags or announcements regarding JLS bred puppies, owned or sired Show Dalmatians.


NEW CHAMPION! Ch JLS Milliflora Petunia (L), "Petunia", (Turner/Barr/Soukup) took WB/BOB over 8 specials for 5 points and she took OHBOB over 5 Owner Handled Specials at the Douglasville Kennel Club (1) show in Atlanta, GA under judge Marjorie Martorella on Friday, October 19, 2018. She also took WB on Saturday under judge Leininger and WB on Sunday under judge Richardson to finish her AKC Championship! WTG Gilda Turner and congrats to Mommy Mavis Barr!


JLS Milliflora Petunia (L), "Petunia", (Turner/Barr/Soukup) took WB/BOS and Owner Handler BOB over specials at the Greater Murfreesboro Kennel Club (2) show in Franklin, TN under judge William Saloff. She was RWB the previous day under judge Robert Indeglia.

JLS Milliflora Petunia (L), "Petunia", (Turner/Barr/Soukup) was awarded a DCGA Specialty supported 5 point Major WB/BOW under judge Marjorie Underwood as well as a DCGA (1) 5 point Major RWB under judge Thomas Yates and a DCGA (2) 5 point Major RWB under judge Judy English Murray. Not bad for her first weekend out down South at 18 months old!


JLS went to the Dalmatian Club of America National Specialty in Colorado Springs, CO. It was an all LIVER showcase by JLS and we held our own.

photo by Matt Zeleski

JLS Luscious Peony (L), "Peony" (Soukup) was awarded 4 out of 5 fourth placements in DCA Futurity class, GDDC Sweeps class, DCA Bitch class and GDDC Bitch class all under breeder judges. She is still very green but is learning and showed better every day.

Chase, JLS Kelty Chasing Buster Brown Around (L) (Zabroske/Soukup) took 2nd in Open Liver at both the GDDC Regional Specialty and at the DCA National show.

Sergeant, JLS & Bardolyn's First Sergeant (L) (Bartels/Soukup) gave me a good showing and made the first cut in Specials dogs at the DCA National Specialty. He was pulled out of retirement for this show and I was pleased with how he showed.

Susan Zimmerman did very well in the Performance/Obedience events with Ripley and Twister!
JLS Believe It Or Not CD RE OA OAJ OF RDX (L), "Ripley" (12 years old), 1st in Obedience Beginning Novice B - score 195, 1st in Veterans Obedience - score of 194, Qualified in Rally Excellent and Rally Advanced, 2nd in Obedience Brace with Twister.

JLS Just A Storm A Brewin' BN RA CA (L) ,"Twister" (8 years old, 2nd in Agility Novice Standard, 2nd in Novice JWW, 1st in Novice Fast, Qualified in Rally Excellent, Barn Hunt 3rd in Open Rats. And since he Q'd in three different venues he also gets the Tri Athlete award! He also took 2nd in Obedience Brace with Ripley.


WE HAVE PLANS for a SPRING 2019 Litter
Click here to see our litter plans.



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More Featured Dalmatians...
Caesar Church Mascot
Dalmatian With A Calling...
"Caesar", JLS Caesar Augustus Schumacher (L), is a Church & School mascot for the Church of St Joseph, loved by Father Patrick Schumacher.
James Brown listening to a child read
Dalmatian Listens to Kids Read...
"James Brown" CH JLS I Feel Good CD RN, CGC, Delta Therapy dog, READ (Reading Education Assistance Dog) and his owner/trainer Shirley May visit schools and libraries as part of a Reading program for children.
Reading Education Assitance Dog & Therapy Dog article.

Dalmatian to Make School visits...
JLSugar Cookie (L) "Cookie" (Eagle x Taffy I) is a certified Delta Therapy Pet Partner passing the Pet Partners Skills Test (PPST) and Pet Partners Aptitude Test (PPAT) with flying colors and is qualified to vist in complex environments (which is the highest visitation qualification). Congratulations to Jo Harris and Cookie! Job well done. Jo is a school teacher and they hope to begin school visits soon. (Cookie is 4 years old but is pictured as a puppy)
D'Leo is a Tail Waggin Tutor!
Dalmatian is a Tail Wagging Tutor for Children...
"D'Leo", UAG2 ASCA CD JLS Roaring To Go CD RE TDI (L) is a Tail Wagging Tutor at the Nicoma Park Library! Children like to read to their new spotted friend.
Dalmatian Seizure Assistance Dog...
"Jinx", JLS Dori Hartely's Crying Sky CGC, TDI (L) is now owned by Danielle and is her seizure response service dog. Jinx goes with Danielle to college and helps her when she has a seizure.
Dalmatian Service Dog...
"Caden", JLS Leading The Cavalcade is owned by Lindsay Neil and Julia Soukup and is Lindsay's service dog. Unfortunately, Caden was retired as a Service Dog due to a acquired health issue, but that in no way diminishes his willingness and capabilities.
See Therapy Dog/Service Dog Article featuring JLS Dalmatians in The Spotter Spring 2010 Issue (page 72).
Click here for online issue! Or read the article as PDF pages here!
(Note: article is in three collumn format so please read 1st collumn, 2nd and then 3rd. It is a bit confusing the way it was laid out for the magazine.)
"Unless one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." ~ Anatole France


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