Cirneco dell'Etna

Fast Facts

Fast Facts

  • Energy Low
  • Size Medium
  • Trainability Determined

Fast Facts

  • Energy Low
  • Size Medium
  • Trainability Determined
  • Overview

  • This small, ancient dog breed originates in Italy, where it was historically used to hunt rabbits, especially in adverse conditions. The Cirneco dell’Etna is a robust, compact dog that has impressive endurance and a friendly, laid-back personality. It has an elegant, slender build and a red or chestnut colored coat, as well as erect, upright ears. This breed is most commonly raised as a companion dog, as it does very well with children and enjoys being around people.

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