The Lagotto

The Lagotto

Also known as the Italian truffle dog. With a distinctive curly coat that requires regular maintenance. Small to medium-sized dog. Intelligent, quick and agile. Sometimes cautious towards strangers but very loyal to its own family. Originally used to hunt water game, now mainly known as a truffle dog.

Breed history

Breed history

In contemporary cynology, the Lagotto Romagnolo is also called Italian truffle dog and is known for its amazing ability to find truffles. Although the Lagotto is the only breed worldwide that specialises in truffle hunting, it is certainly not the...

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The lagotto

The lagotto

Breed description The Lagotto Romagnolo, also known as the Italian truffle dog, is an old breed which has not been recognised for very long. In 1995, the breed was provisionally recognised by the FCI, with final recognition coming in 2005. Originally, the Lagotto was used in the...

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Coat care

Coat care

The lagotto needs regular coat care. To do this, you can make an appointment at a groomer 5 to 8 times a year or start trimming your lagotto yourself. more information and materials can be found at lagotto-grooming.com ...

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Getting to know the breed

Getting to know the breed

Several times a year, we go for walks together with Rosehip's owners. The location changes. If you would like to get acquainted with the breed, you might like to join us for a walk once.

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Health

Health

As in any population, we also find genetic disorders in dogs. Below is more information on the abnormalities known in the Lagotto. Not all defects will cause the dog's quality of life to deteriorate....

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What you need to know about the Lagotto

What you need to know about the Lagotto

This is Lagotto Boss-focused; A friend for life; Intelligent, excels in puppy class; Likes to dig; Can be cautious in approaching new situations and people; No house and clothes full of hair, but sand, twigs etc; Focused on everything to...

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