the BOLOGNESE Dog
belong to group 8, "Companion dogs". I am small in size : dog
27 cm (11 inches) -30.5 cm(12 inches), bitch 25.5 cm (10 inches)
to 28 cm (11 inches). I am also very light: about 3 ,400 kg (75lbs)
as a adult dog. I am a compact square built toy dog, with a distinctive
pure white coat. My coat is long, flocked and stands away from
the body. My small button nose is black and so are my lips and
eyelids and my skin. My nails and fingertips are black also. My
tail is high set over the back and curls over. I walk with a smooth
strong gait carrying my head high.
am a clever, bright, intelligent, obedient little dog that bonds
very closely with its owners. I love to stay with people … and
really there isn't much else I can do. I love company and get
fond of the whole family I live with. I am clean and nice, I get
along with everybody in the family and also with other larger
dogs in the garden. I am not intrusive but I don't like to be
left on my own too many hours during daytime. I am a robust, well
muscled little dog. I don't need a dog coat in winter, I only
try to avoid too much of the blazing sun. I tend to have a long
life span. If you decide to choose me I will live with you for
a long time.
don't require much grooming, just a few brush strokes a week to
remove knots if there are any and eliminate dead hair. And I also
need a bath a month with nice balms or hair conditioners. As anybody
else I have to get accustomed, when I am still a puppy, to this
brushing and to all the other checks, eye check, ear check , tooth
check or else when I'm an adult I won't understand what you are
going to do to me.
breed enjoyed a lot of popularity with the ruling families and
the nobility in the 1500's as companion dogs. I was loved in the
royal courts of Europe and Philip the Second said I was " the
most royal gift one could offer to an emperor ". Cosimo the Old,
of the Medici, gave 8 of us Bolognese as a present to the Brussels
magnates and Katherine the Great of Russia had a lot of dogs of
my breed. The Marquise of Pompadour too had Bolognese dogs and
Hereditary Prince Umberto of Savoy presented his fiancée Maria
José of Belgium with Bolognese dogs. So from life in royal courts
we have reached our present days after many events and turmoil,
and we have even risked extinction. I was the expression of a
certain lifestyle, standing and social class. Times changed and
my breed became rare, even in Italy, No longer than twenty years
ago there were only a few individuals of my breed left and we
have risked disappearing altogether.
I am available to all. I don't care about rank or social class.
I love to keep company and bond with people.
do lusiadas kennel
by fabiana bazzani - (florence )
phone 349-5789127 in italian language | e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org