14+ Informative and Interesting Facts About Lagotto Romagnolo Dogs

The Italian Water Dog, or Lagotto Romagnolo, is one of the oldest dog breeds with a rich history. Italy is considered its homeland, although it was brought there back in the 16th century on ships that sailed from Turkey. However, even after centuries, interest in it has not faded. And today  Lagotto Romagnolo is an integral part of all world-class exhibitions, where she always gets prizes.

#1 When you first look at Lagotti Romagnoli, you’ll probably notice their beautiful, curly coats.

#2 Those water-resistant coats served the purpose of keeping the Lagotto Romagnolo warm and protected while hunting waterfowl in the wet marshlands of Italy.

#3 Their coats are more like human hair than fur, and they come in a variety of colors that can either be solid or patchy with different-colored markings.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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