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Did You Know?

The Bracco Italiano has been assigned the Sporting Group designation.

The Bracco Italiano is also known as the Italian Pointer. Country of origin is Italy.

The Bracco Italiano has been recorded in the Foundation Stock Service since 2001.

The Bracco Italiano is a very ancient breed and appears in paintings and texts since the 4th and 5th centuries BC.

They were originally developed by the Italian hunters to drive game into nets, however, with the invention of the gun, the role of the Bracco Italiano developed to that of the modern day...

From the May 2009 Board Meeting - The Bracco Italiano was approved to compete in AKC Companion and Performance Events effective January 1, 2010.

The breed was bred by the Gonzaga and Medici families; the subjects born in those kennels were sought out by nobles and royal families.

When hunting game, the Bracco Italiano covers ground in an elongated flowing trot while holding his nose up to the wind scenting for game. The Italians refer to the perfect stance as...

colors & Markings

Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.


Description Desc. Standard Colors Std. Colors Registration Code Reg. Code
White 199
White & Chestnut 499
White & Orange 213


Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code
Roan 036