Segugio Maremmano is a breed of dog from the coastal plains of Maremma, in Tuscany. It is widely used for hunting wild boar because these dogs bark, keeping still. The breed is recognized in 2018, by the FCI. It has registered 6,600 dogs as breed founders, and the breed was the third-most numerous breed in Italy in 2009.
Due to a large number of founders and the breed's genetic variability, the breed should enjoy relative freedom from genetic inbreeding.
18-21 in (46-54 cm)
29-51 lb (13-23 kg)
Dog Breed Characteristics
Segugio Maremmano dogs come in two variants: short-haired and rough-haired. Short-haired Segugio Maremmano has a harsh and dense coat that only requires weekly brushing to keep the coat clean and healthy. Rough-haired Segugio Maremmano has long hair that requires more brushing to keep them clean and to keep hair without tangles.
Segugio Maremmano coat colors:
- Light to a dark rich tan
- Black and tan
Segugio Maremmano has a lot of energy, and you will have to provide these dogs with many daily activities. These dogs will enjoy many fun activities, including hiking, chasing balls, etc. If their needs are met, you can be sure you will have the best possible dog in the house.
To ensure that you end up with the best possible dog, early socialization is a must. Start socializing your Segugio Maremmano as soon as you bring him home. With proper socialization, you will ensure that your dog doesn't become shy or aggressive. Expose your Segugio Maremmano to many different dogs, people, sights, and sounds, and that will teach him how to properly react in many different situations.
Segugio Maremmano is a healthy dog breed with a life expectancy of 12-15 years. To ensure you will end up with the best possible dog regarding health, always buy him from responsible and official dog breeders. Because they regularly test their breeding dogs, you can be sure their puppies won’t have any inherited diseases.
Always ask to see the results of tests from the puppy’s parents.
Segugio Maremmano breeders
Segugio Maremmano is not a very popular dog worldwide, so you must be patient if you want to get this dog. When trying to find Segugio Maremmano breeders take your time and explore all your options.
We advise you only to search and contact official and responsible dog breeders because if you do so you can be sure that your future puppy will have the best possible start in life - good and responsible breeders take good care of their dogs and provide them with everything they need.
World Dog Finder team