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Levriero Sardo
Other namesCani de lèpori
Breed statusNot recognized as a breed by any major kennel club.
Height 60-70 cm
Weight 17-25 kg
Dog (domestic dog)

The Levriero Sardo (Sardinian: Cani de lèpori) is a very rare breed of dog originating in Sardinia. Few specimens exist, but some Sardinian breeders are dedicated to the breed.[1] Locally, the breed is also called vertreddru, which roughly translates to "little hunting dog."[2]

See also


  1. ^ "Levriero Sardo - Cani de lèpori". Istruzione agraria online (in Italian).
  2. ^ Bruno Migliorini; Giacomo Devoto (1993). Our Language. Sansoni. p. 120.