Cirneco dell’Etna Information
If you confused this breed with a Pharaoh Hound at first glance, you wouldn’t be the first person to make this mistake. The Cirneco dell’Etna is in fact a close relative of the Pharaoh Hound; the two breeds share a common ancestry as ancient dogs of the Mediterranean. The Cirneco dell’Etna has been present on the island of Sicily for more than 2,500 years and has evolved to physically adapt to the region.
As a pet, the Cirneco dell’Etna is affectionate and friendly. He also has an independent streak. To keep the Cirneco dell’Etna in tip top shape, make sure he gets lots of physical exercise and mental stimulation.