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Italian Spinone

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Javal Marchin thru Georgia
Sire :- Simply Dashing via Hastabbi     Dam :- Javal Walking in Memphis
BREEDER :- Mrs Val Smith     OWNER :- Mrs Val Smith

Purpose built gundog from Italy, this excellent retriever's harsh coat protects him from bramble and water. This should be 4-6cms (1½-2½") long, also known also as the Spinone Italiano or Italian Griffon .
Solid and square, built for stamina he carries dew claws on all four legs. He has a long lean head and deep yellow or ochre eyes the pigment is fleshy red on white dogs - deeper on other Colours. Tail is usually docked
Colours are white with or without orange or brown markings, orange or brown roan.

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Bedeslea Bricco Viole
Sire:=Redrue Sanday at Bedeslea
Dam:=Bedeslea Quaresima
Breeder:=C Fry
Owner:=S Colliety
4 months!

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UK & Irish Clubs

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Club Name Contact Phone number Homepage Email
Southern Italian Spinone Society
(proposed)
Sally Sutton ? yes yes
Italian Spinone
Club of GB
Miss N Spencer 01942 497463 yes yes
Italian Spinone
Society of Scotland
Val Smith 01577 840295 yes yes

Information


SizeActiveTemperamentKennelTrainingGroomingProblems
D. 60-70cms = 23½-27½
B. 59-65cms = 23 - 25½"
D. Wt 34-30kgs (75-86lbs)
B. Wt 29-34kgs (64-75lbs)
moderatevery goodyesDifficultweeklyyes

UK & Irish Breeders


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GAESTEN Mrs Gael Stenton 0044(0)1403 790149 Horsham ? ?
MANTEGNA Mr & Mrs Allison 0044(0)670 829017 Bedlington ? ?
INOSTRICANI Mrs L Rossiter 0044(0)1608 642336 Chipping Norton ? ?
VOLENTEROSO Pete & Jackie Jordan 0044(0)1464 871332 Turriff, Aberdeenshire yes yes
JAVAL Val Smith 0044(0)1577 840090 Central Scotland yes yes
KEVARDHU Janet Neil 0044(0)209 890630 Cornwall yes yes
BANNONBRIG Carole &
Nicola Spencer
01942 494458 or<
01942 487463/td>
Lancashire yes yes
ASPENWOOD Jayne Williams 0044(0) 1205 870268 Lincolnshire yes yes

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Interesting Sites, Foreign Clubs and breeders


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Spinone Club of America Bridget Curry (053) 753-4763 USA yes yes
Spinone History College of St. Scholastica, ? USA no yes
Italian Spinone Birgit & Hauke
Börngen
n/a Hamburg, Germany yes

Problems


HD risk is moderate at score 16 total (1999)
Some elbow problems and Cerebellar Ataxia UK & USA
Check eyes or entropia

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