Italy - Dog breeds list

Italy is a high-heeled boot-shaped country located in Southern Europe. With a population of 60 million and a total area of 301.338 square kilometres, it is the fifth most populous country in Europe and is also the fourth economic power in Europe. Countries that border Italy are Austria, France, Vatican City, San Marino and Switzerland. Its largest city and capital is Rome the home of the famous Ancient Romans.

There are 11 breed that originate in Itally. One of the most famous breeds developed in Italy is the Neapolitan Mastiff a very large dog with a flat and wrinkled forehead. This breed was actually Alexander the Great’s favourite breed and it is a descendant of the war dogs-mastiff type. The Neapolitan Mastiff appeared in the Harry Potter movies making him even more popular. Another popular breed is the Italian Greyhound a small and lovely companion that can adapt to any conditions offered, apartment or house. Due to his low level activity it makes a great companion for people that love to sit on the couch and enjoy a good show on television.