Segugio Maremmano

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Segugio Maremmano
Segugio Maremmano.jpg
OriginItaly
Traits
Height Dogs 48 to 54 cm (19 to 21 in)[1]
Bitches 46 to 52 cm (18 to 20 in)[1]
Weight Dogs 16 to 23 kg (35 to 51 lb)[1]
Bitches 13 to 20 kg (29 to 44 lb)[1]
Coat smooth or rough
Colour
  • fawn, from pale to dark tan
  • black and tan
  • brindle[1]
Kennel club standards
Ente Nazionale della Cinofilia Italiana standard
FCI standard
Dog (domestic dog)

The Segugio Maremmano is an Italian breed of scent hound from the coastal plains of the Maremma, in Tuscany. It is mainly used for hunting wild boar, but may also be used to hunt hare and other mammals.[1] They may be either smooth-haired or rough-haired.[2]

History[edit]

The breed was recognized by the Ente Nazionale della Cinofilia Italiana in 2009.[3] More than 6600 dogs were registered in that year, the highest number of registrations for any Italian breed.[4] In 2018 there were 5679 new registrations, of which over 90% were of smooth-haired dogs.[2]

It was provisionally accepted by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale in 2018.[5]

In 2015 an analysis of microsatellite data found no significant genetic distance between the Segugio dell'Appennino and the Segugio Maremmano.[6]

Characteristics[edit]

Dogs stand between 48 and 54 cm at the withers, and weigh between 16 and 23 kg; bitches are about 2 cm shorter, and weigh approximately 3 kg less. The coat may be either smooth or rough; in colour it may be fawn, varying from pale fawn to a dark tan; black and tan; or brindle.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Standard del Segugio Maremmano (in Italian). Ente Nazionale della Cinofilia Italiana. Accessed July 2020.
  2. ^ a b Segugio Maremmano (in Italian). Ente Nazionale della Cinofilia Italiana. Accessed July 2020.
  3. ^ Fabrizio Crivellari (31 March 2009). Segugio maremmano: passaggio dal Libro aperto (RSA) al RSR (in Italian). Ente Nazionale della Cinofilia Italiana. Accessed July 2020.
  4. ^ Un anno, 220 razze e 123.000 cani (in Italian). I Nostri Cani. Ente Nazionale della Cinofilia Italiana. Archived 16 July 2011.
  5. ^ FCI breeds nomenclature: Segugio Maremmano. Fédération Cynologique Internationale. Accessed July 2020.
  6. ^ Vincenzo La Manna, Emiliano Lasagna, Simone Ceccobelli, Piera Di Lorenzo, Attilio M. De Cosmo, George Attard, Francesca M. Sarti, Francesco Panella, Carlo Renieri (2015). Genetic Differentiation Between Segugio Dell’Appennino and Segugio Maremmano Dog Breeds Assessed by Microsatellite Markers. Italian Journal of Animal Science. 14 (3): 327–331. doi:10.4081/ijas.2015.3809