Are you just hearing about the Lagotto dog breed? This is an amazing breed that is rare in America but is well known in other parts of the world. This breed originated in Italy and they are currently well known for their truffle hunting.
Is Lagotto short for something? Yes, calling these dogs a Lagotto (plural Lagotti) has become the norm in America. They are actually called the Lagotto Romagnolo (Italian name) but since that is kinda hard to pronounce in English, it’s been shortened.
Is the Lagotto a good family dog? Yes, these dogs are great family dogs. They are smart, loyal, and eager to please. They are easily trainable and love having a job to do.
What is a Lagotto truffle hunt? Truffle hunts with Lagotti are a fun activity for the whole family. These dogs are trained to locate the scent of these truffles and tell us where they are located.