|Country of Origin||Italy|
|Nicknames and Other Names||Italian pointing dog, Italian pointer|
|Scientific Name||Canis lupus familiaris|
|Breed Type||Pointer Dog|
|Bred For||Hunting feathered game|
|Recognized By||AKC, FCI, ANKC, UKC, KC, NZKC|
|Life Span||10-14 years|
|Ideal Weight||55-90 pounds (male and female)|
|Ideal Height||Male: 23-26 inches|
Female: 22-24 inches
|Fur Type||Short, glossy, dense|
|Common Colors||White, White and Orange, |
White and Chestnut
|Suitable for Apartments||Moderately suitable|
|Used in World War||No|
|Most Similar To||Braque du Bourbonnais|
In his native country Italy, Brocco is recognized as a hunting dog breed. Along with its hunting ability, he is also gaining popularity for being a sweet and great family companion.
This adorable dog is also noticed for its distinctive look with his long ears, droopy lips, and soulful expression.
The Bracco Italian Pointer is an ancient breed that came from Italy. It is said that the breed first appeared in Frescoes and later they were bred by the Gonzaga and Medici families. It is thought that this breed may be the ancestor to European pointer breeds as they were often gifted to noble families in France and Spain.
Brocco Italiano was bred as hunting dogs. Their job was to drive birds into nets flush game for falconers. But after the invention of guns, the dogs were then trained to retrieve and point.
Are They Child-friendly?
Braccos are known to be gentle and playful by nature, they are known to be a good choice for families with children.
They seem to be loyal and infinity with children of all age groups and like nothing more than to be around them forming very strong bonds with all the members of the family.
Behavior, Temperament and Personality
These real giant dogs are known to be gentle, loyal, and attention seeker breeds. The
They seem to be happier when they are kept as the pack and when they get to know that can look up to their owner’s direction.
In spite of being a good choice as a family pet, but is not the best choice for first-time owners because they need to be handled by someone who is familiar with the nature of such a large and imposing dog.
A Braccos training and education are must as early as possible to become matured, obedient and well-behaved dog in the future.
As like other large dog breeds, there training must be consistent a need to be handled gently with a firm and kind hand.
These giant dogs are highly intelligent and always eager to please, so if you are using correct methods and guidance than training a Braccos would be very easy.
However these large dogs are known to be very sensitive, so they may not respond well to harsh training. But yes, they do respond well to positive
- The Bracco Italiano breed is also commonly known by the names Bracco, Italian Pointer, Italian Pointing Dog.
12 – 14 years
Males 58 – 67 cm
Females 55 – 62 cm.
|Common Health Issues||Ear Infections, Kidney Issues, |
Umbilical Hernias, Hip Dysplasia,
|Vaccination Required||Rabies, Canine Distemper, |
Leptospirosis, Canine Parainfluenza,
Canine Coronavirus, Canine Parvovirus
|Grooming||Easy and required a lot|
|Weight Gain Potential||Average|
|Separation Anxiety||High Chance|
|Diets and Supplements||Protein: 28%|
Some common health issues that appear in Bracco are:
- Hip dysplasia
- Elbow dysplasia
- Eye disorders
Price Of Bracco Puppies
The average price of Bracco Puppy is £1,203 for KC Registered and
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