26 Settembre 2015, Expo Internazionale di Siracusa...Perla Migliore di Razza
22 Agosto 2015 Raduno razze Italiane Modica...super risultati..!!!
June 8 2015, puppies were born from Orchidea dell'Ovo and Fiorino junior dell'Ovo
July 16, 2014, were born puppies from Pina and Piccolo.... beautiful!
26 Ottobre 2013 Expo Internazionale dello Stretto...il Piccolo BOB...!!!
September 12, 2013 .... puppies have a month ....
August 12, 2013 were born puppies from multi ch Diana and multi ch Fiorino dell'Ovo
October 2012, International dog show of strait of Sicily..Best in show braces and breeding groups...
September 2012...Aria puppies and their new families...
September 2, 2012..International dog show Palermo
August 4, 2012 Dog shows San Marino and Montenegro....3 new Champions...!!!!
July 1, 2012 National dog show Enna (Sicily)......super super Mariolà...!!!!
June 4, 2012...puppies are born from Aria and Pippo..!!!
May 19, 2012...World Dog Show.....Fiorino Veteran World Winner..!!
March 18, 2012 - International Dog show Ragusa, Special show for Cirnechi..
February 11-12, 2012 double International Dog Shows Arezzo...Super Fiorino..!!!
December 2011, the puppies and their new families...!!!
Octoer 16, 2011...puppies were born of Vispa and Desiderio........!!!!!
Octoer 6, 2011...puppies were born from Mariolà and Piccolo..!!
July 30, 2011 - National dog Show Regalbuto, Sicily, Fiorino BOB..!!!
July 2011....World dog Show Paris....!!
June 2011 ... our puppies and their new families ...!!
May 8, 2011, Special Show Cirneco dell'Etna in Catania..!!!
April 10 2011, National dog Sow Catania, Gloria Young Italian Champion...!!
March 26 and 27, 2011, Double International Dog Show Eboli .. great success ..!!!
March 2, 2011...puppies are born of Gemma and Pippo...
February 20, 2011...puppies were born of Donna Aga and Adernò...
February 13-14, 2011 International dog show Tuscany....
February 7 2011...puppies are born of Mariolà and Demos...!!
Jenuary 22 2011, International dog show Milan, Piccolo Young Italian Champion..
....2010....a year full of success and satisfaction...!!!
December 10 2010, International dog show Erba..Piccolo BIS Italian breeds..!!
October 9 and 10 2010 International dog Show of Sicily Strait.. BIS brace..!!
October 2010...from Russia....Colisto's Gloria dell'Ovo...!!!
October 1 and 2 2010 European Dog Show Slovenia....super super super..!!
..September 9 2010...our wedding....!
August 2010....Diana and Fiorino puppies and their new families...!!!
July 2010...new arrival in the family "dell'Ovo"....Abaccus...Podenco Ibicenco
June 6 2010..International exhibition Palermo...Fiorino BIS italian breeds.....!!!
May 28 2010...puppies were born of Diana and Fiorino....!!!!
May 22 and 23 International exhibitions Catanzaro and Rende..excellent results.!!
May 1-2 2010 International dog shows Orvieto and San Marino....Mariolà San Marino champion....!!
March 13 and 14 2010 International Exhibitions Reggio Emilia and Modena...
February 21 2010...Faruk e Verna del Gelso Bianco
February 13-14 2010 International dog shows Arezzo and Florence...great success...!!!
December 2009....Vispa and Faruk puppies and their new families...!!!!
October 11 2009, 45° National dog show Catania...!!
October 8 2009 ...World Dog Show 2009 Bratislava.....!!!!
October 6 2009...Vispa's puppies were born !!!!
July-5-2009 International Dog Show Palermo, Special Cirneco dell’Etna show
4° International Dog of San Marino in Orvieto.. Mariolà BOB…!!
June-13-2009 27° International dog show Orvieto, Special show for Cirneco dell’Etna
April-10-2009 .. Pupa’s pups are born Pupa!
March-29-2009, 42nd International Dog show of Eboli….. Mariola BOB!!
March-28-2009 National dog show Eboli, Mariola BOB and best in group 2…!
January 24 2009 Fiorino and Vespinja’s Cara Mia Iosono
Double Inter dog show Ljubljana and Tromostovje January 17-18 2009 Fiorino Inter Champ of Beauty!!!
57th International dog show Palermo November-23-2008 Mariolà Young Italian Champion….!
35° International dog show Messina October-26-2008 Fiorino BOB ....!
25° International International Dog Show Reggio Calabria October-25-2008 first BOB for Mariola ....!
Double dog shows city of Rende 14-15 June-2008 ... great successes….!
May-07-2008 ... .. the Gemma’s puppies are born ....!
Triple Dog shows in one weekend at Eboli February 16-17 2008 great success!
46th International Dog Show Foggia October 20-21 2007 Foggia Gemma BOB ....!
34th International Dog Show Messina September 30 2007 Fiammetta BOB .. ..!!
International Dog Show Ostuni September-23-2007, Gemma BOB
International Dog Show San Marino September-22-2003 Fiorino and Gemma Champions of San Marino...!
Double International Dog Show Orvieto and San Marino June 23-24 2007
22° International Dog Show Modica May 12-13 2007 , Gemma ... BOB!
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Short introduction

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Primitive type dog of elegant and slender shapes, medium size, not cumbersome, robust and strong. Of morphological conformation in slightly longish lines, of light construction; his body fits into a square; the coat is fine.

F.C.I. Standard

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GroupSpitz and primitive types (5)
SectionPrimitive type Hunting Dogs (7)
StandardN. 199 of 11.27.1989
NameCirneco dell'Etna (Sicilian Greyhound)
UtilizationHunting dog, especially for the hunting of wild rabbits
Country of originSicily (Italy)
HeightMale 46-50 cm
Female 42-46 cm
Ideal weightMale 10-12 kg
Female 8-10 kg


Work Standard

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The Cirneco dell'Etna is a breed that has recently been classified as "primitive" and included in the Vth Group. Its specialisation is hunting wild rabbit.

The search

The search for scent is always meticulous, detailed, attentive and thoughtful. These characteristics are typical on the walls of volcanic rock. The search must be incisive and detailed, covering all the ground.


When the Cirneco becomes aware of the presence of wild rabbit, it leaps forward and follows the scent left by the rabbit on the ground. If it realises that the scent has disappeared, is less intense, or does not lead to game, it returns to its previous activity and starts searching again exploring the terrain. Otherwise as it follows the scent, if it realises that it will lead to game, it continues behaving in the same way with total commitment to following and interpreting rapidly the quality of the scent leading to the game. The dog becomes more expressive and the action increases in impetus as the distance between itself and the rabbit diminishes. When the rabbit is just ahead, the Cirneco occasionally barks shrilly, with increasing frequency, almost becoming furious when it thinks it has reached the hiding place or the right entrance to the warren the rabbit has entered. Here the Cirneco digs with its front paws, it sniffs, violently inhaling inside the hole, it snorts and the barking becomes louder, vibrant, howling, then at times quietly whining, full of anger and impotence as it persists in its attempt to dig. Its voice resumes, resonant and vibrant, indicating that the rabbit is moving inside the burrow.While exploring, the dog's gait changes from a trot to canter with a sprightly pace depending on the unevenness of the ground.


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