Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Lagotto Romagnolo Contributor(s): Aimee Llewellyn-Zaidi Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information See The Kennel Club Image Store: http://www.dogimages.org.uk/dmcs_search.html?find=Lagotto+Romagnolo. Ancient Italian breed from the marshes of the Romagne district. Natural scenting ability makes him ideal as a truffle hunter which is now seen as his primary purpose in Italy. Non-shedding coat but requires clipping at least once a year. Lively, intelligent and affectionate dog. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed Papers Recent references from VetMed Resource and PubMed. Jokinen T, Tiira K, Metsähonkala L4, Seppälä EH2,3, Hielm-Björkman A1, Lohi H2,3, Laitinen-Vapaavuori (2015) Behavioral Abnormalities in Lagotto Romagnolo Dogs with a History of Benign Familial Juvenile Epilepsy: A Long-Term Follow-Up Study. J Vet Intern Med 29 (4), 1081-1087 PubMed. Jokinen T, Metsahonkala L, Bergamasco L-A, Viitmaa R, Syrja P, Lohi H, Snellman M, Jeserevics J, & Cizinauskas S (2007) Benign Familial Juvenile Epilepsy in Lagotto Romagnolo Dogs. J Vet Int Med 21 (3), 464-471 PubMed. Jokinen T S, Rusbridge C, Steffen F, Viitmaa R, Syrjä P, De Lahunta A, Snellman M, Cizinauskas S (2007) Cerebellar cortical abiotrophy in Lagotto Romagnolo dogs. J Small Anim Pract 48 (8), 470-473 PubMed. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs) genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs (https://dogwellnet.com/). For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Lagotto Romagnolo Club of Great Britain: http://lagottoromagnoloclubofgb.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: https://www.apps.akc.org/apps/clubs/search/index.cfm. Lagotto Club of America: http://lagottous.com.