Spinone Italiano Information

Spinone ItalianoThe Spinone Italiano has won over many hearts in his native land of Italy and can now be found in households all over the world. His sweet face, shaggy and unkempt coat, and no frills presence are hard to resist.

This breed is patient and docile and loves to be around people. He’s a character who will keep you entertained! As a pet, he is great with kids, easy to train and gets along great with other pets.

Interesting, in Europe nearly every country had some sort of Pointer that adapted to that area’s climate and needs in a dog. In Italy, the Spinone Italiano served as an all-purpose hunting dog – exactly what people needed there at the time.

Breed Stats

Average Size

chihuahua silouette
great dane silouette

Height: 1ft 10in - 2ft 4in     Weight: 62-82lbs
Lifespan: 12 - 14 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

Want to get a Spinone Italiano?

Check out some resources for adopting a dog.

View All Breeds