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theHistory

Training &Temperament

  • Children

    Yes

    90% agree

  • Other Pets

    Yes

    95%agree

  • Training

    Yes

    86% agree

  • Time Alone

    Yes

    85% agree

Did You Know?

The Lagotto Romagnolo has been assigned the Sporting Group designation. They were brought into the FSS program in 2001.

The Lagotto Romagnolo Club of America is the official parent club for the Lagotto Romagnolo and to accept the Lagotto Romagnolo into the AKC Stud Book on June 1, 2015. The breed will be eligible to compete in the Sporting Group beginning July 1, 2015.

From the June 2014 Board Meeting - The Lagotto Romagnolo Club of America is the official parent club for the Lagotto Romagnolo and to accept the Lagotto Romagnolo into the AKC Stud Book on June 1, 2015. The breed will be eligible to compete in the Sporting Group beginning July 1, 2015.

From the May 2007 Board Meeting - The Lagotto Romagnolo will be eligible to compete in Companion Events effective January 1, 2008

The Lagotto Romagnolo is the only purebred dog in the world recognized as a specialized truffle searcher.

The Lagotto is an ancient breed of water retriever from the lowlands of Comacchio and marshlands of Ravenna, Italy.

From the February 2012 Board Meeting - The Lagotto Romagnolo was approved to compete in the Miscellaneous Class effective January 1, 2013.

The breed is also known as the Romagna Water Dog.

The Lagotto Romagnolo is believed to be the founding breed from which all the water dogs descend.

From the October 2011 Board Meeting - The Lagotto Club of America, Inc. will serve as the AKC Parent Club to represent the Lagotto Romagnolo.

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.

Colors

Description Desc. Standard Colors Std. Colors Registration Code Reg. Code
Brown 061
Brown Roan 462
Off-White 461
Orange 133
White & Brown 204
White & Orange 213

Markings

Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code
Brown Mask 076