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Suggested Graphic Designers

Advertisers are responsible for submitting their camera ready ad for insertion into the magazine. Please follow the specifications needed for your ads. We have compiled a list of suggested graphic designers that may be available to assist you by designing your ad. These designers cost between $40 - $150. Or feel free to use your own designer.
    Jag Photography & Advertising Linda Garvie 407-856-1850 - Email

    Tim Gates - (480-336-8974) - Email

    Jessica McMillan - No Frills Design - Email

    Angie Henderson - Email

    Ad & Web Design by Robian Tomasi - Website

    Cimmaron Design - Christine Ward Webber - Website

    Holly Gansman Pettis - Email - Cell # (636)357-0481

    Kelly Conlin Pettis - Email - Cell # (636)541-7232

    Krista Droop - Website

    Sako Studios - Karen Sako - Website

    Derek Glas Photography - Derek Glas - Website

    Elizabeth Zedel - Sweetspot Designs - Email

    Kathy Clark - Kathy Clark Photo and Design - Email

    Suzi Wahl, SpotShot photography - Email

    Julia Soukup, JLS Design Services - Email

CAMERA READY ADVERTISEMENTS ONLY Files TYPES Accepted: Hi Res pdf's, Hi Res jpg's, and InDesign files.
All Color files should be converted to CMYK. Artwork can be completed by your own designer (see our recommended list of graphic designers) or the DCA can supply a finished ad for you at an additional cost. Please contact the Advertising Manager for in-house designer assistance information, or let us know that you will be supplying a camera-ready ad.

Ad Specifications
& Guidelines



Ad Specifications for Camera Ready Ads


Full Page size: 8.25" x 10.75"
  • add 1/4" all around if ad bleeds to edges (8.75" x 11.25")
  • Keep live art to: 7.25" x 9.75"
  • Color ads or black & white ads must be 300 dpi*, or more for best printing quality.
  • 300 or 600 dpi is preferable.


Full Page "Pedigree Ad" size: 8.25" x 10.75" (Vertical) (No Bleed)
1 color shot, cropped to dog only, emailed photo MUST be 300 dpi
    Copy includes:
  • B& W full page ad.
  • Name of dog
  • Owners
  • 4 generation pedigree
  • 50 words or less description


Full Page "Litter Ad" size: 8.25" x 10.75" (Vertical) (No Bleed)
2 photos (one of each sire and dam), Cropped to dog only. Emailed photo MUST be 300dpi
    Copy includes:
  • B& W full page ad for $75 or Color for $175
  • Name of sire and dam
  • Owners
  • 4 generation pedigree
  • 50 words or less description



Half Page size: 4" x 9.5" (Vertical) (No Bleed) or 7.5" x 5.25" (Horizonal) (No Bleed)
  • Color ads or black & white ads must be 300 dpi*, or more for best printing quality
  • (300 or 600 dpi is preferable)


Quarter Page size: 4" x 5.25" (Vertical) (No Bleed) or 2.187" x 7.7" wide (Horizontal)(No Bleed)
  • Color ads or black & white ads must be 300 dpi*, or more for best printing quality.
  • (300 or 600 dpi is preferable)


Quarter Page "New Title Ad" size: 3 9/16" x 4 3/4" (Vertical) (No Bleed)
1 color shot, Cropped to dog only. Emailed photo MUST be 300dpi.
    Copy includes:
  • New title
  • Registered Name
  • Date of title
  • Sire, Dam, Breeder(s), Owner(s)
  • Phone number, and street and/or email address


Business Card Size: 2" x 3.5" (Vertical or Horizontal)
  • Color or black & white
  • Can use copy or an existing card
  • Digital file produced should be 300 dpi*, or more for best printing quality (300 or 600 dpi is preferable)



Advertisement Specification PDF's

Feel free to download and print these specifications to give to your ad designer.

  • Ad Specifications text
  • Illustrated Ad Specifications
  • Quarter Page New Title Specifications
  • Pedigree Ad Template (example)
  • Litter Ad Template (example)

  • Other General Information

    • Articles & Club Reports due on the 1st ~ Ads &Photos due on the 15th
    • We gladly accept but can only guarantee up to 3 breeder ads from the same owner placed consecutively.

    Payment Methods:
    We accept checks payable to the Dalmatian Club of America, or Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or PayPal.

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    Specials & Theme Ads



    We offer our advertisers special theme ads at a reduced cost for each specific issue. We are also now offering a year-round special on Litter Ads. See all the different offerings below.


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