7 Italian Dog Breeds That Are Molto Bello

Bracco Italiano

The American Kennel Club states that the Bracco Italiano is one of the oldest Italian pointer breeds still in existence. They get along nicely with children and other pets and are incredibly intelligent and easy to teach.

Cane Corso

Vet Street claims that because Cane Corsos may weigh up to 120 pounds, they are an extremely large breed and not recommended for first-time dog owners. Yes, that is the plural of corsi. Corsi were bred to be guard dogs.


Bolognese is both a dog and a sauce. The AKC describes the Bolognese as a tiny, gregarious, lively breed that adores people. They are therefore not suitable puppies for those who work 9 to 5 jobs away from home.

Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiffs can weigh up to 150 pounds, making them another enormous Italian breed. Since their introduction into ancient Rome, Neapolitans have served as devoted watchdogs.

Italian Greyhound

The small breed of greyhound is called an Italian Greyhound. According to Hill's Pet, they are kind, gentle dogs that are occasionally so needy as to be considered needy.

Cirneco dell'Etna

Beautiful and slender, the Cirneco dell'Etna is a hound dog that will protect and love its family until the end. They are an intelligent breed that require early instruction; they also need to exercise for 20 to 30 minutes.

Maremma Sheepdog

The Maremma Sheepdog Club of America states that maremmas, which are pronounced "mare" like a female horse and "Emma" like the name, have been bred as livestock guard dogs in Italy for centuries.