Cirneco Dell'Etna

This Italian breed is very well suited to working in difficult terrain, especially on the trail of wild boars. Very temperamental, yet gentle and affectionate.
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About the Cirneco Dell'Etna

These primitive-type dogs of elegant, slender lines and medium size are robust and resistant and not at all cumbersome. The square body, lightly built, is covered in fine hair.

This is a rare breed, which is mainly found in its native region. The standard was recognised by the F.C.I. in 1989.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country: Italy
Size category: Medium
Avg life expectancy: 12-15 years
Determined / Loving / Gentle / Loyal

Key facts

Enjoys training
Requires minimal grooming
Needs a lot of exercise
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