Segugio Italiano


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Segugio Italiano

a medium-size, lightly built hunting dog with an elongated, narrow head, deep chest and thin tail which is carried high. The coat is black and tan of any shade, with white markings. There are two varieties: coarsehaired and shorthaired.
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com website, the original dogs of centuries ago were believed to have been a cross between "either a Segugio Italiano (a coursing hound), or sighthounds brought to Italy by Phoenician traders from Egypt, bred to the Asiatic Mastiff, or Molossus.