Italian Dog Breeds

Italian dogs are diverse in the work they do. The large breeds, like the Spinone Italiano, Bracco Italiano, and Cane Corso, are efficient working dogs bred to hunt, guard homes, and herd livestock. Smaller breeds like the Maltese and Bolognese fit the bill of a perfect companion dog.

Italian Dog Breeds

List of Dog Breeds of Italy

Most of the popular Italian breeds gained the American Kennel Club’s (AKC) recognition in the 21st century. The newest on the list is Bracco Italiano, recognized as AKC’s 200th breed on the 29th of June, 2022.

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