The Lagotto Romagnolo is a truffle hunting dog that originated in Italy. Because truffles grow underground, the breed’s truffle hunting ability helped humans discover truffle mines.
Appearance & Grooming
The Lagotto Romagnolo is a medium-sized dog. The breed has a thick, dense, and curly coat in off-white, brown, orange, and tan. The Lagotto Romagnolo sheds infrequently and does not require frequent brushing.
Behavior & Disposition
The Lagotto Romagnolo is known for its loyal, sensitive, and sociable character. They tend to play well with other dogs. However, adult supervision is recommended when playing with children.
The Lagotto Romagnolo has a moderate activity level and can become overweight. They need to be monitored for calorie consumption and weight.
The Lagotto Romagnolo is easily trainable due to the breed’s desire to please its dog parents. Early socialization is recommended.