Traditionally kept as pack hounds, the Segugio Italiano is very stubborn once on a scent trail. It will capture and also kill game. In 2020 the Kennel Club declassified the breed as there had been no new registrations for over a decade.
Someone with a very active home to match this high-energy dog.
Anyone who can't keep up with the breed's stamina. When hunting, it can stay in the field for 12 hours without a break.
A bit smaller than a Labrador
High (Two hours or more)
Without sufficient mental and physical exercise will probably do the wall of death around the living room!
variable (spikey, smooth)
Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok
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