Bracco Italiano is a large dog native to Italy. It is one of the oldest dog breeds in Europe with over 2,000 years of existence. While it is primarily used as a hunting dog in its native Italy, many people are now taking it up as a show and companion dog because of its pleasant personality, noble appearance and attractiveness.
Physical Appearance and Size
The male height ranges from 22 to 25 inches while the female one from 21 to 23 inches at the shoulder. It is this height that determines its weight. On average, the weight ranges from 60 to 90 pounds.
This large size, coupled with their deep chest and powerful muscles gives them a powerful and athletic figure. Their tail is docked to reduce chances of from getting injured while running in difficult terrains. These qualities make them excellent hunters.
With its soulful expression, droopy lips and log ears, Branco Italiano can be an affectionate and sweet companion to members of their human families especially children. In fact, they are known to...Read more about the Bracco Italiano description of breed...
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