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The cost of raising a puppy




The Investment in a Lifetime Companion

Congratulations! You've decided to welcome a Lagotto Romagnolo puppy into your life. These intelligent, playful, and hypoallergenic pups are known for their truffle-hunting abilities and their loving personalities. But before you bring your adorable new friend home, it's important to consider the costs involved in raising a Lagotto Romagnolo.

At Northwest Lagotto, we're dedicated to responsible breeding practices and ensuring our puppies find loving homes prepared for their lifelong needs. Here's a breakdown of some of the key expenses to factor in:

  • Initial Costs:

  • Puppy Adoption Fee:  The cost of acquiring a Lagotto Romagnolo puppy can vary depending on breeder reputation, pedigree, and location. Here at Northwest Lagotto, we invest heavily in breeding exceptional puppies with outstanding temperaments and health clearances.

  • First Vet Visit: Establishing a relationship with a veterinarian is crucial for your puppy's well-being. This initial visit typically includes a checkup, vaccinations, and deworming.

  • Essential Supplies:  Food bowls, leash, collar, bed, crate, toys, and grooming tools are some basic necessities to get you started.

  • Ongoing Costs:

  • High-Quality Food:  Lagotto Romagnolos thrive on a nutritious diet. Invest in high-quality kibble or wet food formulated for their breed and activity level.

  • Veterinary Care:  Regular checkups, parasite prevention, and potential unexpected illnesses are all part of responsible pet ownership. Consider pet insurance for peace of mind.

  • Training:  Lagotto Romagnolos are intelligent and eager to please, but they still require training. Group classes or a professional trainer can help establish good habits and communication.

  • Grooming:  Regular brushing and occasional professional grooming sessions are important for maintaining your Lagotto's beautiful coat.

A Lagotto Romagnolo is more than just a pet; it's a family member.  The love and companionship they bring are priceless. However, being prepared for the financial commitment associated with raising one is essential.


Here at Northwest Lagotto, we're happy to answer any questions you may have about Lagotto Romagnolos or the costs involved in bringing one home. We also encourage you to consider the emotional investment – the joy, laughter, and unconditional love that comes with sharing your life with a Lagotto Romagnolo.


Contact us today to learn more about our upcoming litters and discuss if a Lagotto Romagnolo is the right fit for your family!

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