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Spinone Italiano Info

Spinone Italiano Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-14 years Height: 22-28" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 6-10 pups
Group: Sporting Weight: 64-86 lbs Hair Length: Medium Size: Large

Breed Overview

The Spinone Italiano is a Large dog breed, with a starting weight of 64 lbs that can reach 86 lbs. It is officially part of the Sporting group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Spinone Italiano breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 14 years, Medium hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Spinone Italiano should know that the average litter size is between 6 to 10 puppies.

Spinone Italiano Breed Characteristics

Group Sporting Drooler no
Size Large Guard Dog no
Origin Italy Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors
Apartment Friendly no Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs medium
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Spinone Italiano Temperament

intelligent and easy going. Highly patient, this dog breed loves children and likes the company of other dogs as well. A Spinone Italiano can be somewhat stubborn and like to do things in a slow and steady kind of way

Health Problems

hip dysplasia, bloat, Cerebellar Ataxia (abnormal gait originating from a problem in a part of the brain)

Spinone Italiano Coat

Spinone Italiano Dog Colors

White, orange and white, orange roan with or without orange markings, brown and white, brown roan with or without brown markings

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