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Old 01-01-2011, 08:03 AM   #12631
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Old 01-01-2011, 08:27 AM   #12632
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No, it's more rare and not a designer dog.
As one website says, they were bred for a unique purpose.
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Old 01-01-2011, 08:49 AM   #12633
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Old 01-01-2011, 09:00 AM   #12634
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Not that unique a purpose, lol.
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Old 01-01-2011, 09:25 AM   #12635
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I think I know! Is is a German Wirehaired Pointer?
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Old 01-01-2011, 09:54 AM   #12636
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Nope, good guess though. They do look a lot like them. These dogs are smaller.
And while they have been used as hunting dogs/retrievers, there is another use they are much better known for. At least in Italy... France...
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Old 01-01-2011, 09:58 AM   #12637
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Nope, good guess though. They do look a lot like them. These dogs are smaller.
And while they have been used as hunting dogs/retrievers, there is another use they are much better known for. At least in Italy... France...
Truffle dogs. Don't know the breed name.
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Old 01-01-2011, 10:26 AM   #12638
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We have a winner!

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The Lagotto Romagnolo is a rare breed that originated in Italy. These were bred for the unique purpose of seeking out valuable truffles. This is the only type of dog bred for this purpose! The breeds descendants were who retrieved fowl, thus the Lagotto has many features of these types of dogs. The Lagotto Romagnolo is also called the Romagna Water Dog or the Italian Truffle Dog. This breed is still very rare in the United States and is recognized by the F.C.I."
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oops, I didn't know all those links would post by C&Ping
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Old 01-01-2011, 12:09 PM   #12639
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The Lagotto Romagnolo is a rare breed that originated in Italy. These [COLOR=blue !important][COLOR=blue !important]dogs[/COLOR][/COLOR] were bred for the unique purpose of seeking out valuable truffles. This is the only type of dog bred for this purpose! The breeds descendants were [COLOR=blue !important][COLOR=blue !important]water [COLOR=blue !important]dogs[/COLOR][/COLOR][/COLOR] who retrieved fowl, thus the Lagotto has many features of these types of dogs. The Lagotto Romagnolo is also called the Romagna Water Dog or the Italian Truffle Dog. This breed is still very rare in the United States and is recognized by the F.C.I."
Italian Truffle Dog | Dog Picture Gallery

Good job, Zhizara.

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Anyone who feels like it may have my turn.

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Old 01-01-2011, 02:06 PM   #12640
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I'll go Z! This is in Wyoming, quite grand! Wish I had a better pic of it. I know I've mentioned several times where I lived in Wyoming (Laramie)...so that is your first clue.



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