Volpino Italiano Dog Information And Characteristics

The Volpino Italiano or Italian Foxy dog is a breed originating, as its name suggests, from Florence, Italy. This dark-eyed Spitz dog belongs to the strain “volpinoide“. It was developed from a German Kleinspitz breed, with whom it shares many traits. This dog is included in the European Spitz group in the class of primitive dogs. During the Renaissance, he was the usual companion of Italian royalties, especially royal women. Judging by his “fancy” look with that soft, long coat, it is quite understandable why. At first sight, this Florentine Spitz looks like a real fashion thing. Yes, he is a small dog, but don’t let that fool you! He is very brave, a true fighter ready to oppose everyone threatening his owner’s family and property. Main characteristics of Volpino Italiano dog are playfulness, alertness, curiosity, high intelligence, loyalty, fearlessness, and courage. This dog is not so agile, but has a lot of energy. So, the daily exercises are necessary. Continue Reading →