Segugio Italiano

Medium Large Size

Doesn't moult much

Not good for first time owners

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.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Someone with a very active home to match this high-energy dog.

Not the best for ...

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.

Aliases

None

Cross between

None

Origin

Italy

Size

Medium Large
A bit smaller than a Labrador

Exercise Needs

High (Two hours or more)
Without sufficient mental and physical exercise will probably do the wall of death around the living room!

Coat

variable (spikey, smooth)

Shedding

Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok

Life expectancy

13 years

Good first dog?

No

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