Most people who make the acquaintance of the Lagotto Romagnolo puppy find the canine absolutely irresistible.The puppy doesn't lose his or her charm in later years when his coat becomes a curly feature.
Dependable and Obedient;
Kind and Caring; and
A Happy Disposition
Needles to say, the canine has all the marked characteristics we all wish were present in our very best friend(s).
Single persons who enjoy an active lifestyle;
Persons who enjoy engaging in outdoor activities; and,
Individuals who live in apartment-style housing.
The Lagotto Romagnolo responds well to affection. The dog will form a strong bond with each member of the family.
Further the canine is the ideal companion for children due to the fact he possesses a disposition that is playful and kind. The puppy has been (further) described as an exceptionally gentle and amiable dog.
In order to keep your Lagotto Romagnolo happy you'll need to exercise him quite often as he enjoys activity and provide quality puppy food.
Also, it has been proven the Lagotto likes to solve problems: Could there be a master sleuth under all that curly fuzz?
The Lagotto, when residing within the country-side, needs to be given the opportunity to become involved in various tasks. The dog will need to accompany you while you are performing your chores if you live on a farm.
The Lagotto has an impressive lifespan for a dog as it can live approximately sixteen years and some of the Lagottos can even live longer.
In order for your Lagotto to live this long, naturally, the dog needs to remain in reasonable good health. The main health concern with respect to the Lagotto is possible Hip Dysplasia.
When grooming the dog there are two schools of thought as to how best to proceed. Many owners insist the dog should be groomed daily since the curly hair tends to mat. Others like the more rumpled look the dog presents if he isn't brushed quite so often.
Therefore, one-side believes that attention to daily grooming is important; the other prefers their dog look a bit more frowzy (like an over-loved teddy bear).
Some puppy history buffs believe the Lagotto was around during ancient Roman times. The dog has been used as a water dog when hunters trekked through the marshy landscape of the Romagna area in Italy.
The puppy, historically, has won acclaim as a terrific truffle locator; however, nowadays he is considered more of the family pet.
The dog is squarely-built; of medium-size and is covered in curly thick hair. His coat will either be a) white, brown and orange; or b) white and brown with particular areas containing orange splotches.The puppy has what has been described as a large-sized head; a wide nose, big doleful eyes and ears that hang which are generously covered by his curly coat. A quality dog pet bed will ensure a happy Lagotto.
Persons who have preferred the Lagotto have also liked the Poodle. However, the difference between the two dogs is the Poodle has a more angular appearance while the Lagotto has a more rounded look.
Regardless, both are very intelligent dogs. Further, it may be said, the Lagotto is considered a very unique dog; and persons who prefer curly-haired canines will do well to consider the dog as a pet.