Level: Moderate - High
Function: water retrieving
Tractable, undemanding, keen, affectionate, very attached to
owner and easy to train. Make a very good companion and also an
excellent watch dog.
A natural gift for searching and its very good nose has made the
breed very efficient in truffle searching. The former hunting instinct
has been eliminated, hence his work is not distracted by the scent
for: Most people/Families, allergy sufferers
10 - 14 yrs
41- 48 cm (16-18")
from 11-16 kg (24-35lb)
Off-white, white with brown or orange spots, brown roan, solid
brown and solid orange. Some dogs have a dark mask.
Dense, thick, woolly & water-resistant.
Appearance: Small to medium sized dog, well proportioned,
powerfully built, of a rustic [hardy] appearance, with a dense,
curly coat of woolly texture.