The dog has always been the most faithful friend; always, from dawn to dusk it accompanies us in this arduous adventure that is the truffles seek. The white gold of our land !!! The long time spent together makes such a strong bond between the truffle hunter and his dog, this is the key component to the discovery of the precious tuber. There are several breeds used for truffle hunters, but for the specific areas of our territory the most suitable ones are

pointer

Pointer

It’s a breed of British origin which takes its name from its ability to point the prey.

Average life: 12–14 years
Temperament: balanced temperament, Loyal, Kind, Active, Affectionate
Weight: 16-30 kg Female, Male: 18-34 kg
Height: 53-66 cm, Female: 56-70 cm
Colors: White and orange, white and liver, Black and White, Liver, lemon and white

When lifting its nose, trust him! there will  certainly be a truffle !!!

DRAHTHAAR

Drahthaar

German dog or griffon German is a versatile hunting dog, suitable to hunt on any terrain, in the woods and in the water.

Average life: 12–14 years
Temperament: Loyal, Friendly, Active, Intelligent, Affectionate, Stubborn
Weight: Male: 27-32 kg, female: 27 to 32 kg
Height: Male: 61-68 cm, Female: 57-64 cm

When the temperature becomes low and water start running in “fossi”, he will make the difference.

bracco

Bracco

The Italian hound is a breed of hunting dog of Italian origins.

Average life: 12–13 years
Temperament: Playful, Loyal, Stubborn, Affectionate, Trainable
Weight: Male 25-40 kg, Female: 25-40 kg
Height: Male: 55-62 cm, Female: 58-67 cm

Big finder; if you are in a very frequented areas, it won’t lift the nose from the ground until it finds his treasure.