Lagotto Romagnolo Dog Breed
Lagotto Romagnolo Dog Classification:
Lagotto Romagnolo are water retrievers.
Other Names: Lagotto, Romagna
Water Dog, Water Dog of Romagna
Origins: Lagotto Romagnolo are
water retrievers that originated in Italy.
The name Lagotto Romagnolo means "lake
dog from Romagna", Romagna is a region
in Italy. Lagotto Romagnolo have the unique
ability to hunt out truffles!
Description: Lagotto Romagnolo
are small to medium sized dogs, they are
well proportioned with a square build.
Lagotto Romagnolo have dropping ears that
are triangular with rounded tips.
Size: Lagotto Romagnolo weigh
24 to 35 lbs and stand 16 to 19 inches
tall at the shoulder.
||24 - 32 lbs
||16 - 18 inches tall
||29 - 35
||17 - 19
Coat: Lagotto Romagnolo have a
thick curly wooly waterproof coat with
very thick and fur, that comes in a variety
of colors including: brown, roan, white,
off white, and orange.
Disposition: Lagotto Romagnolo
are affectionate, loving dogs, they maybe
standoffish with strangers. They are agile
dogs that are at home in the water. Lagotto
Romagnolo have an affinity for children.
Type Dog: Lagotto Romagnolo were
initially water retrievers they are now
used to seek out truffles (fungi).
Litter Size: Lagotto Romagnolo
give birth to litters of 4 to 6 puppies.
Behavior: Lagotto Romagnolo have
lots of energy and require plenty of physical
and mental exercise in order to stay happy.
They are easy to train, and become attached
to their family.
Traits: Agile, affectionate and
Country of Origin: Italy
Life Span: Lagotto Romagnolo typically
have a lifespan of 15 to 17 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, ANKC,
KC(UK), NZKC, UKC