|Ease of Training
- He dates back to Rome in 391 A.D.
- He was used to hunt elk and wolves
Personality and Behavior
- He's quite, peaceful and easygoing
- He's the tallest of all breeds
- He's athletic and possesses a lot of stamina
- He will instinctively chases any fleeting animal
- He's friendly with strangers
- He's fairly easy to train. He learns commands at an average rate.
- He sheds quite a bit of hair. You'll find some hair stuck to your clothes, couch and carpets.
Grooming / Maintenance
- His medium-length coat only needs to be brushed occasionally. However, because it sheds you may find yourself brushing it once a week, or more, to minimize the hair in your home (what you remove with a brush doesn't end up on the couch!).