The Lagotto Romagnolo, originating from the Romagna sub-region of Italy, is a gun dog, specifically a water retriever. It is also used to hunt for Truffle.
Loyal and loving, they make great family dogs. If socialized from a young age, they get along with other household animals quite easily. Mental and physical stimulation is a must for this precocious breed. The breed loves to dig and many owners give their dogs a sandbox to satisfy their digging urges.
The life span of the Lagotto Romagnolo is 14-16 years.
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