Italian Spinone
Italian Spinone
Italian Spinone


The modern Spinone originated in Piedmont, in north-western Italy, in the nineteenth century, and was for some time the most important hunting breed of that region.

Care and Health

A Spinone usually lives for about twelve or thirteen years. Neurological disorders that have been identified in the breed include cerebellar abiotrophy and idiopathic epilepsy.

Fun Fact

He has an expression that shows intelligence and understanding and is often described as having human-like eyes.

Good For

hunting and companionship


calm, easygoing, sociable, docile, and patient, sometimes stubborn but always endearing.


Size large, medium Fur, sheds medium, low energy.

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