Cirneco dell'Etna

curious, lively, independent

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Country of origin: Italy
Breed group: Spitz and primitive types - Group 5 (FCI); Hound Group (AKC, KC)

Facts

Size: medium
Coat: short, dense, smooth
Colour: fawn, tan
Life expectancy: 12-14 years

Characteristics

Gentle, curious and lively family companion with affinity for joint outdoor activities and a strong hunting instinct.

Kennel Aetnensis

In the early 20th century breed numbers declined, but Sicilian baroness Agata Paterno Castello took up the Cirneco's cause and spent years reviving the breed.
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