May 6th was beautiful day for our first ever Mid-Willamette Valley Lagotto Party at Laurel Ridge Winery, Carlton, OR. Such a thrill it was to see all of nineteen Lagotti in one place, and to meet their awesome people. Groomer, Heather Graziano was on hand to talk about the quirky grooming issues peculiar to … More These Lagotti Know How to Party!
People remember their baby’s first words, their first steps, and lots of other firsts. I will remember little Gnocchi’s first wild truffle, found out in the big dog woods today. Her sister, Caccia, found her first wild truffles today, too. They were joined by their cousins, Uni, who found her first truffle in the same … More First Wild Truffle
It’s likely your truffle oil was not made from truffles. Don’t be fooled by those tiny pieces of dried truffle you see floating in that bottle of truffle oil–it is for show. Some folks are fighting back: https://legalnewsline.com/stories/511267993-truffle-oil-class-action-in-private-mediation
This oil painting by Andrea Mantegna is from 1465-1474. The little guy peering out from the bottom left corner looks suspiciously like a Lagotto Romagnolo.
NPR’s Fresh Air recently rebroadcast this interview from 2016, with Alexandra Horowitz. In it, she talks about how dogs form a “picture of the world through smell.” Horowitz founded the Dog Cognition Lab at Barnard College and has written a few books on the nature of dogs: Inside of a Dog Being a Dog … More From Fire Hydrants To Rescue Work, Dogs Perceive The World Through Smell
I teach my dogs not to dig for truffles with so much enthusiasm, but I love watching this dog. https://www.tastemade.com/videos/tastemade-travel-truffle-hunting-in-italy
Warning: This video will give you a craving that will never go away.