This ancient hunting breed is gentle in the home but strong and sturdy in the field

Vital Stats

Height: 21.5 to 26.5 inches at shoulder
Weight: 55 to 88 pounds
Coat: short and dense
Life span: 12 years

In his native Italy, the Bracco Italiano is known as a hunting dog, but he’s also gaining notice as a sweet and affectionate family companion.

With his long ears, droopy lips, and soulful expression, the Bracco Italiano has a distinctive look. He’s believed to be an ancient breed, dating back to the fourth or fifth century B.C. Full Bracco Italiano profile on
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