Country of Origin
Italy, PLEASE NOTE: This breed has been accepted for recording in the AKC Foundation Stock Service (FSS). This is simply an avenue to maintain reputable records regarding the breedís development. This breed is not eligible for AKC (American Kennel Club) registration.
The Bracco Italiano will reach a Height of 22 to 26 inches and will weigh between 55 to 88 pounds.
The coat of the Bracco Italiano is short, dense and glossy, finer and shorter on the head, the ears, front part of the legs and feet.
The Bracco Italiano is very noble, self-confident, sensitive, intelligent, and adaptable. They make great companions. Bracco Italianos are adapted to all types of hunting, reliable, endowed with an excellent ability to understand, docile and easy to train.
Bracco Italianos easily get along well with their friends and companions, but can be belligerent with unknown visitors. They get along especially well with children, with whom they are gentle and patient. They are also friendly with other dogs and other household pets. The Bracco Italiano is very devoted to family, and eager to please.
The Bracco Italiano does not require any grooming. They should not be kept outdoors. If they are left alone frequently or for extended periods of time, they will become unhappy and mischievous. Skin allergies may occur, and should be examined by a veterinarian immediately. Bracco Italianos live 10-12 years.
The Bracco Italiano is easy to train. They are very sensitive to harsh treatment, so excessive strictness is not recommended. They learn very quickly and are extremely adaptable, making them perfect for hunting.
Bracco Italianos have average needs for exercise. The Bracco Italiano requires frequent human interaction.