Ease of Training
He originated in the Mediterranean area and descended from the water spaniel
He was often used as item of barter amongst sailors
He was favorite of Italian nobility in the 14th century
He was popular in Spain and France in the 1500s
He has been used to do trick acts in circuses and fairs
He was bred in the United States in 1956
Personality and Behavior
He's a friendly, cheerful and happy character
He highly affectionate to his loved ones
He's feisty and playful and will occasionally burst into energy racing around the room
He's fairly easy to train. He learns commands at an average rate.
He sheds virtually no hair. You'll be hard-pressed to find a hair in your home! (Good for clean-freaks.)
Grooming / Maintenance
Option 1: Clip his coat short every few months and then it only needs to be brushed occasionally.
Option 2: Clip and scissor his long coat into shape every 6 weeks and then brush it daily to keep it mat and tangle free.
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