So the lagotto is about the same weight as a cocker spaniel. Small to medium sized dog well proportioned powerfully built of rustic appearance with a dense curly coat of wooly texture.
The dog has different shades of brown with some white dispersed all over the body the colour of a lagotto is changing allot during his life especially in the first 1 2 years.
Brown light lagotto romagnolo. Lagotto romagnolo are a medium small size dog of rustic appearance. Most will fade occasionally genetics will dictate that a coat will remain dark. Its traditional function was as a gundog specifically a water retriever.
Lagotto romagnolo breed standard general appearance. Home raised portuguese water dog puppies and lagotto romagnolo in ontario canada with the best of quality pedigrees with all health testing and guarantees. Lagotto romagnolo ontario canada a covid19 update 18 august 2020 i want to thank all those people who have shown interest in the lagotto breed over the last few months.
Lagottos should be square in body with long legs their legs being a fraction longer than elbow to shoulder measurement. Often there will be white fur appearing through the brown towards the end of the dog s first year. Tan markings in different shades allowed.
Off white solid colour white with brown or orange patches orange roan brown roan brown in different shades with or without white orange with or without white. It originates in the marshlands of the delta del po in the eastern part of the romagna sub region of italy. The name derives from romagnol can lagòt meaning water dog.
But the lagotto stands several inches taller. Lagotto do not come in black. Brown brown lagotto born dark brown but most of them will fade with age.
Only occasionally a coat will remain dark. Brown roan puppies get born white brown and turn darker after a few weeks. Many and varied shades of brown.
All lagotto have a brown nose. The lagotto romagnolo is a mid sized breed. Males stand 17 to 19 inches 43 48 cm and weigh 28 35 lbs 13 16 kg.
Females stand 16 to 18 inches 41 46 cm and weigh 24 31 lbs 11 14 kg. For colour the lagotto romagnolo breed standard states. The dog should give the impression that he has the strength and endurance to work all day in difficult and challenging terrain.
The white parts are dirty white freckled brown roan 2. Since the drainage of large areas of wetland habitat in its area of origin it is now more often. Sometimes faded brown lagotto will go darker again but usually it changes back and forth throughout their lives.
The brown can be in any shade. How many of these colours do we have in new zealand. Stout and very well proportioned with thick curly hair of woolly texture.
The lagotto romagnolo is an italian breed of dog. Some dogs have a brown to dark brown mask.