The Spinone Italiano :
all you need to know

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The Italian Spinone or Spinone Italiano :

all the information you need to help you decide if this is the dog for you!

The details on these pages are taken from a number of sources :

*  Our personal experience of the breed (we own a Spin rescue dog - her story is there too!);

*  Meeting many working Spinoni (the Italian word for more than one!) in Le Marche, the part of rural Italy where we have our home;

*  Discussions with our own veterinary practitioner;

*  Contact with the UK's breed association; and

*  Contact with other Spin owners.

How to use this page

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And don't forget to visit the 'Your dog' page to leave your own story and pictures of your Spinone!

Size, temperament, looks, care, training and cost
Where the Spinone came from and what it means for you.
Cerebellar ataxia in the Spinone Itlaiano
Dog bloat - causes, symptoms and what to do.
Taking a rescue Spinone - what to expect
A rescue Italian Spinone story - our dog Ellie
Tell us about your Spinone Italiano!
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Italian boy dog names with meanings



































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