Spinone Italiano

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Spinone Italiano

(spĭnō`nē ĭtălēä`nō, Ital. spēnô`nā ētälyä`nō), also called Italian pointer, breed of large, all-purpose hunting dog developed in the Piedmont district of NW Italy over three centuries ago. It stands from 20 to 26 in. (50.8–66.0 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs about 56 lb (25 kg). Its weather-resistant double coat consists of a smooth, dense underlayer and a short, hard, wiry topcoat. It may be solid white or white with light-brown or yellow patches. The Spinone is considered by many to be the best gundog of the various hunting breeds native to Italy. It is exhibited in the miscellaneous class at dog shows sanctioned by the American Kennel Club. See dogdog,
carnivorous, domesticated wolf (Canis lupus familiaris) of the family Canidae, to which the jackal and fox also belong. The family Canidae is sometimes referred to as the dog family, and its characteristics, e.g.
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This is why I specialize in Braccos and their cousin, the Spinone Both breeds take some special methods to get the most out of them for hunting purposes and for testing in NAVHDA or the Versatile Hunting Dog Association," Erickson has found.
Annie Spinone looking forward to Christmas Picture by Sue Gillett
In four years of service, the Italian spinone transformed Les's life.
Schwartz envisioned the low-slung, two-bedroom, two-bath structure, which he called Hydeaway House, as a weekend retreat for himself; his spouse, Ron Flynn; and their two Spinone Italianos, Florence and Aldo.
Dog owners are showing their love for Sporting Breeds over this past year as the Spinone Italiano(123 to 114), Boykin Spaniel(138 to 116), and Welsh Springer Spaniel(130 to 125) have all made their way up the list.
James Epps, 40, told Basso, an Italian spinone, to bring the handset to him after he dragged himself indoors before collapsing.
All of our dogs have been of larger breeds: boxer, a bull mastiff and now currently an Italian Spinone.
He is a fantastic dog", said Barry, 65, who lives in Ingleby Barwick with the couple's other dog Bella, an Italian Spinone.
The gelding is the second horse Eugene McDermott had with the trainer, who said: "The other one, Spinone, won at Dundalk, so I've got a 100 per cent strike-rate for the owner.
Barbara Abbishaw, 55, and her two-and-a-half-year-old Italian spinone, Louise, beat more than 25,000 rivals to claim the prestigious Best of Breed award in front of thousands of people packed into Birmingham's NEC.
We thank everyone for attending - particularly the youngsters - and all judges and organisers," she said (AC140608Ashow-1); READ ALL ABOUT IT: Events team members Helen Roberts (left) and Natasha Maskery on the Examiner stand at the show (AC140608Ashow-34); TOP DOG: An Italian Spinone on show before the discerning Honley judges (AC140608Ashow-1); TAILPIECE: Honley Show.
Helen Hinks, from Wem, Shropshire, owns an Italian Spinone, and is the mother of a six-year-old daughter.