Spinone Italiano

  • Size

  • Height

    Males – 23 to 27 inches at the withers, Females – 22 to 25 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    Males – 70 to 81 pounds, Females – 62 to 70 pounds
  • Coat

  • Color

    Brown-roan, orange-roan, white, or white and orange with brown or orange markings
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Conformation, Obedience, Agility, Therapy, Hunting Tests, Tracking, Field Trials
  • Indoor/Outdoor


A versatile hunting breed, the Spinone Italiano is a robust, powerful, muscular dog known for his superior nose, soft mouth and thick, wavy coat, which protects him from extreme temperatures. In the field, he is determined and tireless, but at home, this naturally cautious dog is sweet and calm. The affectionate Spinone Italiano is happiest when near his human companions. He requires daily exercise.

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