Spinone Italiano Dog
Category: Sporting Dogs
Facts about Spinone Italiano Dogs, "Scientific name for Spinone Italiano Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Spinone Italiano Dog is an established dog breed that existed and originated from Italy about 2000 years down the line. The Spinone Italiano Dog came about after a crossbreed of German pointer. It is sometimes referred to as coarse haired pointer.
Spinone Italiano Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Spinone Italiano Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Spinone Italiano Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Spinone Italiano Dogs eye protected and moist. Spinone Italiano Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
Size And Weight
The size differs depending on gender. Male Spinone Italiano Dogs stand between 23 and 27 inches (58.4 to 68.5 cm) at the shoulder while the female stand in between 22 and 25 inches (55.8 to 63.5 cm) at the shoulder too. The Spinone Italiano Dog's weight is directly proportional to the dog’s height. Male Spinone Italiano Dogs weigh in between 70 and 81 pounds (31.7 to 36.7 kg) while females weigh between 60 to 70 pounds (27.2 to 31.7 kg).
Spinone Italiano Dog is a large muscular dog with floppy ears and a squarely built body. The Spinone Italiano Dog also has a long head and a roman-nosed muzzle. On the other hand, this breed of dog has very bushy eyebrows, beard and mustache whose purpose is to offer face’s protection against brushing while in the hunting field. Also, the Spinone Italiano Dogs breed sweet demeanor and soft looking eyes. The coat’s size ranges between 1 1/2 and 2 1/2 inches (3.8 to 6.3 cm) although it is short on the ears, feet, legs and muzzle. The coat’s color could be white, white with orange patches or entirely orange.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Spinone Italiano Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Spinone Italiano Dogs they have 42 teeth.
Female Spinone Italiano Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. When Spinone Italiano puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Spinone Italiano Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Female Spinone Italiano Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
Spinone Italiano Dog is very responsive, gentle and loyal to the owner.
A Spinone Italiano Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Spinone Italiano Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Spinone Italiano Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Spinone Italiano Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
Spinone Italiano dogs have to be brushed weekly in order to remove the loose hair. To maintain proper hair texture, the Spinone Italiano Dog has to be trimmed several times a year. In order to keep the dog clean and tangle-free, the eyes as well as the beards have to be wiped down on a daily basis.
On the other hand, the Spinone Italiano Dogs ears should be regularly checked like once a week for any signs of infection, wax build up or irritation. Anytime they are checked, the Spinone Italiano Dog have to be washed with veterinarian approved cleanser and a cotton ball.
Spinone Italiano Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Spinone Italiano Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
Spinon Italiano also has to undergo vigorous exercises like walking for thirty minutes on a daily basis for health benefits.
If purchasing a Spinone Italiano Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
The Spinone Italiano Dog Sporting Group in 2000 it was recognized by the (AKC) American Kennel Club.
Average body temperature for a Spinone Italiano Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A Spinone Italiano Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
The number one heath problems amongst Spinone Italiano Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your Spinone Italiano Dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
Spinone Italiano Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.