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Segugio Italiano

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Photo: By Jill Terry

Segugio Italiano Books

Group: Hound - Breed Standard


The Segugio Italiano is an Italian breed of dog of the scenthound family. It is thought to be an ancient breed, descended in pre-Roman eras from progenitor scenthounds in ancient Egypt.


Height: dogs 52-59 cms (20½ - 23 ins); bitches 48-56 cms (19-22 ins).

The Segugio is a square dog, whose length should be equal to the height at the withers. They are fawn-coloured or black and tan and come in both short-haired and wire-haired varieties.


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