Lagotto Romagnolo were listed with the American Kennel Club (AKC) in the Foundation Stock Service (FSS) program in 1999. July 2015 is the date the Lagotto moved forward into full registration with the AKC in the Sporting Group. Explore the recommended links on the right sidebar of this website!

The  Lagotto Romagnolo Club of America adheres to the Breed Standard of the country of origin, Italy with slight modifications to conform to American Kennel Club. The Breed Standard is the blueprint of the breed and all breeders try to breed as closely to this standard as possible. Here is a link to the breed standard in English.


Above photo:  Our sweet Pesca winning Reserve Best in Show Puppy at an UKC Show at 4 months.

You may show your Lagotto in AKC Tracking, Rally, Obedience and Agility. In January of 2013, the Lagotto was accepted to show in Conformation in Miscellaneous Class with the AKC.  On July 1, 2015, the Lagotto entered the Sporting Group and now may compete for Best in Show.

Ginevra on far right waiting to go into the show ring:

Our own Adrina, sporting some of her awesome winnings gained at an IABCA show in Tucson, AZ in 2006. We were thrilled with her success!



Updated June 16, 2016