8 Fun Facts About the Lagotto Romagnolo Dog

The Lagotto Romagnolo is an ancient Italian water dog breed that originated in the Romagna subregion of Italy. 

Originated in Romagna

Lagotto Romagnolos have an excellent sense of smell and ability to sniff out expensive truffles underground. 

Truffle Hunters

The Lagotto Romagnolo breed was officially recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2015 and classified in the Sporting Group.

AKC in 2015

These dogs have distinctive curly coats that are wooly and dense. The coat is hypoallergenic and does not shed much.

Curly Coated 

Lagotto Romagnolos have sweet, friendly personalities. They make excellent family pets and do well with children.

Loving Family Dogs

This breed is very intelligent, energetic, and eager to please. Lagotto Romagnolos are highly trainable dogs.

Smart and Trainable

The average height of the Lagotto Romagnolo is 16 to 19 inches and weight is 24 to 35 pounds. They are medium-sized dogs.

Medium Sized Breed 

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