The Italian Wirehaired Hound is very strong, well balanced and very well built.
All in muscle, his silhouette has no trace of fat, which allows him to chase game relentlessly.
Between 52 and 60 cm (20.47 to 23.62 inches) for the male
Between 50 and 58 cm (19.69 to 22.83 inches) for the female
Between 18 and 28 kg (39.68 to 61.73 pounds) for the male
Between 18 and 28 kg (39.68 to 61.73 pounds) for the female
The color of his coat may vary. It can be plain in all possible shades of auburn as well as black and red.
It can happen that the black and red dresses are decorated with a white star on the chest, they are then defined as tricolour.
His coat is coarse and usually about 2 inches (5 cm) long.
The skull of the Italian Wirehaired Hound is emaciated due to dry skin, in the shape of an elongated ellipse.
His almond-shaped eyes are large and generally a beautiful dark ochre color.
His large triangular ears are drooping. His nose is black.
His tail rises in action without ever exceeding the height of the back while it hangs like a sword at rest.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group , section and is #