Cornelia the seal Iggie, AKC, Champion Sired

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Cornelia the seal Iggie, AKC, Champion Sired

Italian Greyhound

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In 48 BC Queen Cleopatra presented Julius Caesar with Italian Greyhound puppies as a romantic gift. Since that ancient "Valentine's Day", it has become a tradition to gift an IG on February 14th.

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Female puppy, AKC Champion sire, Slender in all proportions and of ideal elegance and grace.  full AKC, Italian Greyhound. Strikingly solid, not the frail type, elegant but also athletic.  Thick strong legs.  Show potiential,  www.texasitaliangreyhounds.com

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Italian Greyhounds often appeared with European Royalty including:

Mary Queen of Scots 1542-87, Princess Anne of Denmark 1574-1619, Charles 1 1600-49, Queen Victoria 1819-1901 and Frederick the Great of Prussia 1712-86 whose Italian Greyhound apparently accompanied him on his military campaigns.



Also, Catherine the Great of Russia (pictured here) 1729-96 had her

favourite Italian Greyhound “Zemira” buried in Peterhof

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