Cirneco dell'Etna
Sicilian Greyhound

Image Courtesy of
Carl White

Image Courtesy of
Carl White

Image Courtesy of
Carl White



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Names
Cirneco dell'Etna
Sicilian Greyhound

Origin
Italy, Antiquity.

Use
Hunting & Companion

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-14 years of age

Weight & Height
18 to 26 pounds & 16.5 - 19.5 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Fairly healthy breed

Physical Description
It is a medium size dog with a slender build. The eyes are oval and amber in color. The ears are triangular and set high on the head. The nose is large and flesh colored. The tail is carried high and is curved when the dog is active.

Temperament
Rarely seen outside of Italy, this dog is affectionate and friendly. They usually do ok with children and other household pets such as dogs or cats, however they may chase strange cats or animals.
The Cirneco dell'Etna does require a lot of attention.

Training
With a consistant handler, it can be easily trained.

Living Conditions
Not recommended for apartment/urban living.
This dog needs space to run and a very high fence as it can jump quite high..

Grooming
Minimal grooming needs.

Exercise
The dog needs ample amounts of daily exercise to keep it happy and healthy. Be very careful about letting this breed off lead, as they may chase other animals per their instinct.

Coat Texture
Short, Smooth Coat

Coat Colors

Fawn

Fawn & White

Fawn

Fawn White


Puppies
2-5 puppies are usually born per litter.

Recognition
Fédération Cynologique Internationale

If you have a GOOD quality photo of a Cirneco dell'Etna0 like the ones posted.. you are welcome to send them into us for consideration for our page.. Please note the space is limited so we will only be accepting good quality clear photos for display..

Image Courtesy of
Carl White

Image Courtesy of
Carl White

Image Courtesy of
Carl White

Image Courtesy of
Carl White

Image Courtesy of
Carl White

Image Courtesy of
Carl White

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Breeders

Cirneco dell'Etna Breeders

Please make sure you do your research on every breeder before purchasing puppies. Pets Place does not take any responsibility for any breeders listed that may not be reputable or up to your standards. This is your responsibilty as the buyer to do your research to make sure all appropriate health tests are don by the person you are purchasing you dog from.

Sambuca Cirneco dell'Etna
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Phone: 865-742-0857

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